2022 Kia Forte in Waterloo, ON

The 2022 Kia Forte is a popular compact sedan due to its exceptional value, impressive fuel economy, and large number of standard features. In the Waterloo area, car shoppers can find the 2022 Kia Forte available for purchase at Waterloo Kia. To help drivers decide if this sedan is right for them, we’ve put together all the details drivers need to know about the 2022 Forte.

Exterior Features

Updated Styling

The Kia Forte is sporting a refreshed look for the 2022 model year. The front and rear bumpers, grille, headlights, and wheels have all been redesigned. These adjustments give the Kia Forte sharper features and bring the sedan more in line with the rest of the modern Kia model lineup.

Sporty Aesthetics

The GT-Line and GT Limited trims include exclusive exterior styling elements to emphasize their nature as sport-oriented trims. Highlights include red exterior accents, gloss black sideview mirrors, a unique radiator grille design, a rear bumper diffuser and a rear spoiler.

Exterior 2022 Kia Forte Measurements Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,700 mm
Length 4,640 mm
Width 1,800 mm
Height 1,435 mm


Interior Design

Best-In-Class Cargo Space

The 2022 Kia Forte is roomier than many of its competitors, offering 434 litres of dedicated cargo space and 2,718 litres of total interior volume. Drivers have plenty of space for day-to-day activities and errands.

Ready For Winter

Unlike many other options in the compact sedan segment, the 2022 Kia Forte comes standard with heated front seats. This makes the 2022 Kia Forte a perfect vehicle for dealing with cold Canadian winters.

Premium Features

The 2022 Forte GT-Line and 2022 Forte GT Limited both add premium interior amenities for drivers to enjoy. These trims add air cooling for the front seats, heated rear seats, stainless steel sport pedals, and more.

Interior 2022 Kia Forte Measurements Dimensions (First/Second Row)
Head Room 985 / 952 mm
Shoulder Room 1,425 / 1,405 mm
Hip Room 1,346 / 1,298 mm
Leg Room 1,073 / 906 mm


Smartphone Compatibility

Drivers can enjoy standard smartphone connectivity services like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto inside their 2022 Kia Forte. In addition, Bluetooth hands-free cell phone connectivity is also included as a standard feature.

Multimedia Options

The 2022 Kia Forte comes standard with an infotainment system displayed through an 8-inch screen. Drivers who upgrade to the GT Limited trim can enjoy a 10.25-inch display with integrated navigation features.

Premium Audio

In addition to connecting their favorite devices, drivers can also enjoy their favorite music, podcast and radio stations with this sedan’s standard six-speaker audio system. Satellite radio support comes standard in EX Premium models and above.


Graceful Performance

Under the hood of most 2022 Kia Forte trims is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine that produces 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. This is more than enough power for comfortable daily driving. A six-speed manual transmission comes standard in the base LX MT model, while the LX through GT-Line trims utilize an Automatic Intelligent Variable Transmission system.

High-End Power

The range-topping 2022 Kia Forte GT Limited swaps out the standard powertrain with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-litre engine. This engine is built with performance in mind, generating up to 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. This engine works in conjunction with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission system.

Engine Specifications: 2.0L 4cyl. Turbo 1.6L 4cyl.
Horsepower 147 hp 201 hp
Torque 132 lb.-ft. 195 lb.-ft.
Drive Type Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive


Blind-Spot Detection

The available Blind-Spot Detection system helps drivers stay aware of their surroundings. This system uses advanced sensors to monitor the vehicle’s blind spot areas. If an approaching vehicle is detected, the system automatically alerts the driver to help avoid collisions. This system comes standard in the EX trim and above.

Forward Collision Mitigation

Another notable driver aid available for the 2022 Kia Forte is Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist. Similar to Blind-Spot Detection, this system uses external sensors to identify vehicles in the front. If the 2022 Forte gets too close, it’ll automatically apply the brakes to avoid a collision.

2022 Kia Forte Trim Levels


Forte LX MT

Starting at $18,295*
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Heated Front Seats
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Forte LX

Starting at $19,895*
  • Automatic Intelligent Variable Transmission
  • Drive Mode Select
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Forte EX

Starting at $21,595*
  • Wireless Phone Charging
  • Lane Keeping Assist
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Forte EX+

Starting at $23,195*
  • Sunroof
  • LED Headlights & Taillights
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Forte EX Premium

Starting at $24,295*
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Remote Engine Start


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Forte GT-Line

Starting at $26,795*

Feature Highlights:

  • 8-inch multimedia interface
  • Synthetic leather seats
  • Front, air-cooled seats
  • Rear heated seats
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Forte GT Limited

Starting at $29,995*
  • Turbo 1.6L Engine
  • Front Sport Bucket Seats
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Drivers can find new Kia vehicles like the 2022 Forte for sale at Waterloo Kia. We highly encourage drivers interested in this model to schedule a test drive and get some personal experience with this sedan. Book an appointment today using the form below.