2023 Kia Forte Driving Down The Road

2023 Kia Forte at Kia of Lincolnwood

Research the exciting new 2023 Kia Forte, a sleek and sporty sedan ready to elevate your daily commute. Unpack all the thrilling design updates, enticing new technology, and premium performance options. Choose from a variety of distinct trim options, exhilarating engine options, and luxurious premium upgrades. Engineered for daily commuters and driving enthusiasts alike, the new Kia Forte boasts a balanced performance with track-ready performance options and game-changing fuel efficiency. As for interior amenities, the all-new Kia Forte offers your choice of premium materials, refined amenities, and intelligent technology. Keep reading to see how the all-new 2023 Kia Forte compares to the competition and swing by Kia of Lincolnwood for a test drive today. Take the time to also view our large inventory of new and used sedans, hatchbacks, crossovers & minivans, or even hybrids & electric vehicles. Check out our latest offers and review all your financing options.

Starting at $19,490

Kia Forte Highlights

  • Performance: Available 201 horsepower turbocharged engine, 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission w/Paddle Shifters, available Sport Tuned Dual Exhaust, and available Sport-Tuned Multi-link Rear Suspension.
  • Exterior: Enhanced LED headlights with high beam assist, available LED fog lights & taillights, new front bumper, and new front grill design.
  • Amenities: Available power sunroof, available GT exclusive leather and contrast stitching, available heated and cooled seats, 10-way power driver’s seat, and more.
  • Technology: Standard Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM, available wireless charging, an available 10.25-inch Touchscreen with Navigation, and more.
  • Safety Features: Standard Auto Emergency Braking Technology, Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Blind Spot Detection, Avoidance Technology, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and more.

What’s new to the 2023 Kia Forte?

The all-new 2023 Kia Forte offers more incredible features than ever before. The FE base trim has been replaced with the new LX trim. And the 2023 GT model now has an available FCA Fusion safety pack with a new dual-clutch automatic gearbox. As for available technology, a new 10.25 touchscreen is now available for those wanting a larger, vibrant display.

Kia Forte Competitive Comparison

2023 Kia Forte vs the 2023 Honda Civic and the 2023 Hyundai Elantra

2023 Kia Forte
Starting Price: $19,490
Top Speed: 123 mph
GT Performance and Appearance: Available
10.25-inch Touchscreen: Available
Harman/Kardon Premium Audio System: Available
Wireless Charging: Available
Cargo Capacity: 15.3 cu-ft
2023 Honda Civic
Starting Price: $24,650
Top Speed: 119 mph
GT Performance and Appearance: Not Available
10.25-inch Touchscreen: Not Available
Harman/Kardon Premium Audio System: Not Available
Wireless Charging: Not Available
Cargo Capacity: 14.7 cu-ft
2023 Hyundai Elantra
Starting Price: $20,500
Top Speed: 120 mph
GT Performance and Appearance: Not Available
10.25-inch Touchscreen: Not Available
Harman/Kardon Premium Audio System: Not Available
Wireless Charging: Not Available
Cargo Capacity: 14.2 cu-ft

Engineered to outperform and outclass the competition for less, the all-new 2023 Kia Forte comes fully loaded with more standard power and amenities than the competition. Compared to the 2023 Honda Civic and the 2023 Hyundai Elantra, the new 2023 Kia Forte cost less while also offering more impressive standard and available options. Upgrade your daily commute with the new 2023 Kia Forte’s exclusive available 10.25-inch Touchscreen, Harman/Kardon Premium Audio System, wireless charging, and impressive cargo capacity.


Thrilling and efficient, the all-new 2023 Kia Forte is offered in a wide range of potent engine options that offer the perfect performance for your lifestyle demands. From the standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with147 horsepower to the available 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine with up to 201 horsepower, the new 2023 Kia Forte is built to outperform all your expectations.

Enjoy all the perks of the smooth-shifting Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission that offers a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with Paddle Shifters or an available 6-speed Manual Transmission. And for added performance thrills, the new 2023 Kia Forte also offers a GT model with Sport Tuned Dual Exhaust, Sport-Tuned Multi-link Rear Suspension, and Sport Seats and Steering Wheel.

The new 2023 Kia Forte flaunts a variety of exciting exterior updates that demand attention. From the enhanced new LED headlights with high beam assist and the newly available bold LED fog lights to the athletic new front & rear bumper design and the new unforgettable front grill that adds an aggressive tone, the new 2023 Kia Forte is an icon in the making. And for added substance, two new distinct alloy wheels in 16 or 17 inches are also available.

As for the interior, the new 2023 Kia Forte features a tailored and intuitive cabin equipped with a slew of premium interior amenities built around you. Enhance your daily commute with the available power sunroof, GT exclusive sport design leather steering wheel, GT exclusive contrast stitching, available heated and cooled seats, 10-way power driver’s seat, and more. Plus, enjoy a hands-free smart trunk release with 15.3 cu-ft of cargo room!

Smart and intuitive, the new 2023 Kia Forte makes staying connected easier than ever with its standard wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM that effortlessly adds all your favorite apps to the available 10.25-inch Touchscreen with Navigation. As for premium convenience features, the new Kia Forte also offers available wireless charging, an available Harman/Kardon Premium Audio System with 8 speakers & Clari-Fi technology, voice recognition vehicle control, and Kia Connect.

As for advanced safety features, the new Kia Forte comes fully loaded with the innovative standard Kia Drive Wise driver-assist that includes everything from standard Auto Emergency Braking Technology and Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go to Blind Spot Detection and Avoidance Technology. That’s not all, enjoy added peace of mind with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Auto Braking Avoidance, available Lane Keeping Assist, and Lane Following Assist!

Kia Forte Trims

2023 Kia Forte LX Model Trim

LX

Starting at $19,490

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine w/ 147 HP
  • 30 city/ 41 hwy/ 34 combined mpg
  • Rear-View Monitor w/ Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • 8.0-inch Touchscreen Display
  • Kia Drive Wise

2023 Kia Forte LXS Model Trim

LXS

Starting at $19,990

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine w/ 147 HP
  • 28 city/ 39 hwy /32 combined mpg
  • 16-inch Alloy Wheels
  • 8.0-inch Touchscreen Display
  • 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat

2023 Kia Forte GT-Line Model Trim

GT-Line

Starting at $21,690

  • GT-Line Exterior w/ Sport Grille, Side Sills, Rear Spoiler
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Sport Seats w/ SynTex and Cloth Seat Trim
  • GT-Line Steering Wheel and Alloy Pedals
  • 10.25-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Navigation
  • Smart Key with push button start

2023 Kia Forte GT Model Trim

GT

Starting at $24,190

  • 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine
  • 7-Speed DCT w/ Paddle Shifters
  • Sport Tuned Suspension, Sport-Tuned Dual Exhaust
  • GT Exterior w/ Sport Grille, Side Sills, Rear Spoiler
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels

2023 Kia Forte GT Manual Model Trim

GT Manual

Starting at $24,890

  • 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Sport Tuned Suspension, Sport-Tuned Dual Exhaust
  • Power Sunroof
  • Sport Seats w/ SynTex Seat Trim and Red Stitching
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels

Kia Forte FAQs

The new 2023 Kia Forte LX starts at just $19,490.

The new Kia Forte offers up to 29 city and 39 highway mpg.

The new Kia Forte GT can offer up to 201 horsepower.

The new 2023 Kia Forte offers a standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine or an available 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine.

The new 2023 Kia Forte offers up to 15.3 cu-ft of cargo room.

The new 2023 Kia Forte offers an 8.0-inch Touchscreen Display or available 10.25-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Navigation.

The new 2023 Kia Forte comes equipped with Kia Drive Wise, which includes:

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Following Assist Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Rear Occupant Alert w/ Ultrasonic Sensors

Yes, the new Kia Forte offers wireless Apple CarPlay® and wireless Android Auto™.

The new Kia Forte offers a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission w/Paddle Shifters or an available 6-speed Manual Transmission.

Kia of Lincolnwood is located at: 6750 N Lincoln Ave • Lincolnwood, IL 60712
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