2023 Kia Forte in Waterloo, ON

Featuring an impressive assortment of technology features, interior amenities, and safety systems, the 2023 Kia Forte provides drivers with an exceptional amount of value compared to other sedans. Wondering if this car is the right choice for you? Continue reading to view a comprehensive breakdown of the 2023 Forte’s engine specifications, comfort, design, and more.

Exterior Features

Available Sunroof

Select configurations of the 2023 Kia Forte come equipped with a sunroof. This sunroof makes it easy for drivers to stay connected to the outdoors while they travel and can be easily opened to let fresh air flow in. When it starts to get cold, the sunroof can be easily closed again for better climate control.

Stylish Colours

Drivers can choose from eight bold exterior paint options when shopping for the 2023 Kia Forte. Notable colour options available for this sedan include:

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Hyper Blue
  • Orange Delight
  • Radiant Red
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Grey
Exterior 2023 Kia Forte Measurements Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,700 mm
Length 4,640 mm
Width 1,800 mm
Height 1,435 mm

Interior Design

Standard Amenities

Several comfort and convenience features come standard inside the 2023 Kia Forte. When winter arrives, drivers will appreciate this car’s standard heated front seats. A leather-wrapped steering wheel, remote keyless entry, and USB charging port also come standard.

Winter-Ready Cabin

In addition to the standard heated front seats, select configurations of the 2023 Kia Forte include heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. Even during the middle of winter, drivers won’t have to worry about feeling chilly inside the 2023 Forte.

Sporty Appeal

The 2023 Kia Forte GT-Line and GT Limited trims add a variety of sporty features for drivers to enjoy. Air-cooled front seats, stainless steel sport pedals, and unique sport seats all come standard inside these trims.

Interior 2023 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


Kia Connect

With the available Kia Connect smartphone app, drivers can remotely control different elements of their 2023 Kia Forte. This app allows drivers to remotely lock and unlock their doors, set the cabin’s temperature, and more.

Wireless Charging Pad

With the 2023 Forte’s available wireless charging pad, drivers can easily charge their phones while on the move. This pad makes charging convenient and allows drivers to replenish their battery without having to worry about cables.

Premium Audio

The 2023 Forte features an available Harman Kardon audio system. Delivering high-quality, crisp audio, this premium sound system provides a listening experience that any music fan can appreciate.


Responsive Drivability

Standard in most configurations of the 2023 Kia Forte is a four-cylinder, 2.0-litre engine attached to an Intelligent Variable automatic transmission system. This engine is capable of producing 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque, allowing the 2023 Kia Forte to provide a responsive and sharp driving experience.

Sporty Performance

Looking for even more power and capability? The range-topping 2023 Kia Forte GT Limited comes equipped with a 1.6-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged engine. Featuring an output of 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque, this engine has all the power a performance enthusiast could ask for.

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 informed when changing lanes. This driver assistance feature uses sensors to monitor the left and right lanes. If another vehicle is detected when the driver attempts to change lanes, they will be alerted to its presence, potentially preventing a collision.

Forward Collision Avoidance

Another impressive driver aid available for the 2023 Kia Forte is the Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist system. This driver aid can automatically apply the brakes if it detects a potential frontal collision with another vehicle or object in the road.

2023 Kia Forte Trim Levels

2023 Kia Forte

Forte LX

Starting at $20,395*

– Automatic Intelligent Variable Transmission
– Drive Mode Select

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Forte EX

Starting at $22,095*

– Wireless Phone Charging
– Lane Keeping Assist

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Forte EX+

Starting at $23,695*

– Sunroof
– LED Headlights & Taillights

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Forte EX Premium

Starting at $25,495*

– Smart Cruise Control
– Remote Engine Start

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Forte GT-Line

Starting at $27,395*

– Red Exterior Accents
– Heated Rear Seats

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Forte GT Limited

Starting at $30,595*

– Turbo 1.6L Engine
– Front Sport Bucket Seats

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Drivers can find new Kia vehicles like the 2023 Forte for sale at Waterloo Kia. Wondering what it feels like to drive this sedan? Don’t hesitate to schedule a test drive with the Waterloo Kia team. Book an appointment using the secure online form below.