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.
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.
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|
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.
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.
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|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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|
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.
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.