New 2022 Kia Forte Specs & Review

New 2022 Kia Forte Specs & Review

The 2022 Kia Forte is a compact sedan from the Kia lineup. Popular for its ultra-modern design and newly enhanced technology, the all-new Kia Forte gets things done. The Kia Forte comes with a couple different powerful engine options—including the 201-hp turbocharged engine on the GT trim—as well as an available manual transmission and an EPA-estimated 41 highway mpg rating.

The 2022 Kia Forte was awarded the 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick Award and is backed by a suite of advanced active safety systems and driver-assist technology through Kia Drive Wise. Learn more about the 2022 Kia Forte when you visit World Kia of Joliet, IL, or schedule a test drive in the Kia at any time.

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2022 Kia Forte Overview

  • Performance Features
    2022 Kia Forte Performance

    As a compact sedan, the 2022 Kia Forte offers a couple different high-powered engine options. The all-new Kia Forte is powered by the standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 147 horsepower and an Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission. With this setup, the Kia gets an EPA-estimated 31 city and 41 highway mpg.

    Kia drivers near Joliet, IL, can choose the impressive available 201-hp 1.6L turbocharged engine with the GT trim that comes paired with the 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with Paddle Shifters. The Kia Forte has an available 6-speed Manual Transmission plus enhanced performance features like the Sport Tuned Dual Exhaust and Sport Tuned Multi-link Rear Suspension.

    • 147-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
    • Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission
    • EPA-estimated 31 city and 41 highway mpg
    • 201-hp 1.6L turbocharged engine
    • 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with Paddle Shifters
    • 6-speed Manual Transmission available
    • Sport Tuned Dual Exhaust
    • Sport Tuned Multi-link Rear Suspension
  • Technology Features
    2022 Kia Forte Technology Features

    The 2022 Kia Forte comes equipped with a collection of cutting-edge technology designed to meet your every needs while on the road. The all-new Kia Forte offers an available Voice Command Navigation system that is displayed on the standard 8-inch touchscreen or the available 10.25-inch touchscreen.

    Kia drivers near Joliet, IL, will find the Kia Forte also has standard wireless Apple CarPlay® and wireless Android Auto™ which provide seamless, uninterrupted entertainment as well as hands-free with voice control. The 2022 Kia Forte has an available center-console wireless charging pad as well as available Smart Key with Push Button Start and Remote Start on the key fob.

    • Smart Key with Push Button Start
    • Voice Command Navigation system on 8-inch touchscreen
    • 10.25-inch touchscreen display available
    • Wireless Apple CarPlay®
    • Wireless Android Auto™
    • Center-console wireless charging pad
    • Kia Connect with Remote Start functions
  • Safety Features
    2022 Kia Forte Safety Features

    When it comes to safety, every 2022 Kia Forte comes backed by the standard Kia Drive Wise suite. The all-new Kia Forte offers Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist that scans for oncoming obstacles as you back up, alerting you of potential hazards and braking when necessary.

    The 2022 Kia Forte features six airbags and a 54% Advanced High-Strength Steel body that helps provide structural strength and stability. Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control–Curve with Highway Driving Assist automatically adjusts to maintain the pre-set speed and distance from the vehicle ahead; while Lane Keeping Assist applies steering correction to bring the vehicle back into the lane.

    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection
    • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
    • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
    • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control–Curve with Highway Driving Assist
    • Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Following Assist
    • 54% Advanced High-Strength Steel body
  • Interior Features
    2022 Kia Forte Interior

    As a compact sedan, the 2022 Kia Forte has a premium two-row interior. The all-new Kia Forte offers interior features like heated and ventilated front seating, LED interior lighting as well as a 10-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support for your every-day comfort and convenience.

    The Kia Forte comes with a power sunroof that provides more natural lighting and an open-air feel, while Harman Kardon® Premium Audio with eight speakers and Clari-Fi technology adds even more excitement to every drive. With GT Line and GT models, Kia drivers near Joliet, IL, can also choose an exclusive Sport Design leather-wrapped steering wheel as well as exclusive interior enhancements like contrast stitching.

    • Heated and cooled front seats
    • LED interior lighting
    • 10-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support
    • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio with 8 speakers
    • Clari-Fi technology
    • Sport Design leather-wrapped steering wheel on GT Line and GT
    • Sport seats in SynTex and Cloth trim on GT Line
    • 15.3 cubic feet of cargo room
    • Cargo volume of up to 96 cubic feet with seat area
  • Exterior Features
    2022 Kia Forte Exterior

    The 2022 Kia Forte is a compact sedan with a redesigned, ultra-modern exterior. Kia drivers near Joliet, IL, will find the all-new Kia Forte offers enhanced LED Headlights with High Beam Assist, for starters, as well as available exterior features like the newly designed LED Fog Lights and Taillights, new front and rear bumper design, new front grille design and new 16-inch and 17-inch alloy wheel options. The 2022 Kia Forte GT-Line also offers Sport 17-inch alloy wheels, sport side sills and rear spoiler and LED Daytime Running Lights.

    • LED Headlights with High Beam Assist
    • LED Fog Lights and Taillights
    • LED Daytime Running Lights
    • 16-inch and 17-inch alloy wheel options
    • Sport side sills and rear spoiler
    • New front and rear bumper design
    • New front grille design
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