2022 Kia Forte at Ourisman Automotive of Virginia

The Kia Forte ranks high on anyone's list of premium sedans thanks to its sharp style, solid fuel economy, and a massive amount of standard features. Under the hood, the Forte has a solid lineup that ends with the 201 horsepower four-cylinder on the GT trim. New to the Forte lineup this year are stylized front and rear ends, a slicker grille and headlights, and a revitalized taillight design that gives the Forte a more aggressive look. You also get new safety and tech items such as navigation-based adaptive cruise control, a lane-centering system, and standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. We have only scratched the surface of what you can get for the Kia Forte. For all the info, continue reading down below!



The heart of the Forte GT is a 201 horsepower turbocharged engine, which puts down 195 lb.-ft. of torque through available Michelin® Pilot® Sport 4 Summer Tires and features a Sport-Tuned Dual Exhaust system.

Performance Transmission

Forte GT's standard 7-speed quick-shifting Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) allows the turbocharged engine's powerband to be controlled via the steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Or, opt for three-pedal driving with the available 6-Speed Manual Transmission.


Heated and Ventilated Seats

Available heated and ventilated front seats offer variable heat settings and/or fan speeds to help enhance comfort for both the driver and front passenger.

10-Way Power Adjustable Drivers Seat

The available 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar support lets you customize your perfect driving position.


Enhanced Front LED Lighting

With a new look, the available LED headlights with Auto-Leveling include High Beam Assist (HBA), which adds substance to the front-end style.

An Updated Back End

The Forte's rear has a newly designed rear bumper, as well as available LED taillights that deliver a striking impression to all who follow.


Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist

BCA is an optional technology that can apply the brakes to help correct and avoid accidents if it detects a vehicle in your blind spot.

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Assist

Optional RCCA scans for oncoming obstacles as you back up. If the system detects a potential hazard crossing into your intended path, it activates audio and/or visual warnings and possible braking intervention.


Maps, Apps, and Music

Standard Wireless Apple CarPlay and Wireless Android Auto™ allow you to bring along many of your must-have apps, accessed via the prominent touch screen or hands-free with voice control.

Untangle your Console

It's never been easier to charge on the go. Just place your compatible smartphone on the available center-console wireless charging pad and power up your connectivity.

Trims of the 2022 Kia Forte


  • 8-Inch Touchscreen
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay
  • Multiple Driving Modes
  • 15-Inch Steel Wheels


  • Upgraded Interior Trim
  • 16-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Heated Side Mirrors

GT Line

  • LED Foglights
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • Navigation System
  • Push-Button Start


  • Wireless Charging Pad
  • Electronic Parking Brake
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Rear Seat Air Conditioning

What engines can I get with the Forte?

There are a couple of engine options available for the Kia Forte, and there is quite a bit of power to be had! Most trims will come standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out a solid 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque and pairs with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Those looking to get a little more bang for their buck can check out the GT trim, which has a turbocharged 1.66-liter four-cylinder capable of producing a spectacular 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque and pairs with a smooth seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission or an optional six-speed manual.

What are the standard features of the Forte?

One of the best things about the Kia Forte is the number of features you can get, even at the base trim. With the base FE trims, you get a 4.2-inch driver information screen, air conditioning, cruise control, Sport and Comfort drive modes, automatic headlights, high beam assist, and 15-inch steel wheels. There is also quite a bit of advanced tech as every version of the Forte comes with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. But wait, that's not all! Numerous safety systems will keep you and your family secure on the road, including driver attention warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-following assist, lane-keep assist, and rear occupant detection.

What can I get on higher trims of the Forte?

As you go further up the trim levels, you will get more advanced items in terms of luxury, performance, and tech! The LXS adds 6-inch alloy wheels, deluxe interior door trim, a Technology Package with heated mirrors, integrated turn signals, safe exit warning, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. To give the Forte a more sporty feel, check out the GT Line trim, which has alloy pedals, upgraded seats, a flat-bottom, leather-wrapped steering wheel, a leather-wrapped shift knob, a rear center armrest, dual-zone automatic climate control, remote start, and a 10.25-inch infotainment system. There are a couple of packages available for the GT Line, including a Premium Package with Harman/Kardon premium audio, wireless charging, adaptive cruise control, a power sunroof, and more. The final trim is the GT which takes things to another level with LED headlights, dual-exit, sport-tuned exhaust, bigger brakes, and multi-link rear suspension. You also get paddle shifters, a rear A/C vent, a rear USB port, and wireless charging.

Check out the Kia Forte at Ourisman Automotive of Virginia

There is a lot to love about the Kia Forte, from its two solid engine options to its laundry list of features and options. Are you interested in taking a spin in the Kia Forte? Then head down to Ourisman Automotive of Virginia and schedule a test drive with one of our knowledgeable and friendly sales team members, who will be more than happy to set you up! If you love driving the Forte, then be sure to check out our finance department, where we will work with you towards a deal that will suit your budget. Even if you can't make it to the dealership right now, you can still check our complete inventory here on our website!

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