2022 Kia Forte driving down a road at sunsetDrivers looking for a modern car with an exciting array of interior technology features and amenities will find plenty to appreciate inside the 2024 Kia Forte. But some drivers interested in this versatile sedan might be wondering: How powerful is the 2024 Forte? Below, the team here at Waterloo Kia has broken down everything drivers need to know about the power and performance ratings of the 2024 Kia Forte.  

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2024 Kia Forte Base Engine 

The 2024 Kia Forte’s standard powertrain is a four-cylinder, 2.0-litre engine. With an output of 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque, this engine provides the 2024 Forte with plenty of power for the average driver’s daily needs, allowing it to easily and gracefully accelerate to highway speeds. 

2023 Kia Forte dashboard

2024 Kia Forte GT Engine 

Drivers who want a little more power out of their 2024 Kia Forte should consider the GT trim. 2024 Kia Forte GT models come equipped with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-litre engine with 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. 

Thrilling Driving Dynamics 

There’s more to the 2024 Kia Forte GT than a more powerful engine. This trim has been designed to feel sporty and exhilarating, with special attention paid to the sound of the exhaust. The 2024 Forte GT comes standard with a seven-speed quick-shifting dundalk-clutch transmission system, which allows the engine’s powerband to be controlled via the paddle shifters located on the steering wheel. 

Shop for the 2024 Kia Forte at Waterloo Kia 

Waterloo Kia can help drivers in the Waterloo, Ontario area shop for a 2024 Kia Forte. Our dealership, located at 583 Colby Drive, has a number of new Kia Forte models in stock. Interested in browsing our current selection? Click here to explore our current inventory of 2024 Kia Forte models.