2022 Kia Forte in Edmonton, AB

Kia Forte at North Edmonton Kia

The 2022 Kia Forte may be a compact, but it never settles for less as a stalwart option in the Kia car lineup. This sporty sedan provides the best in style, technology, safety and thrilling performance. Follow along with our team here at North Edmonton Kia as we outline all of the stellar highlights of the 2022 Kia Forte and how you can order one for yourself, today. From the base-level LX trim to the top-level GT Limited, there’s a Forte trim for every driver, with a variety of the top features that every modern driver demands. Explore now.

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Exterior Features

Sport Style

The top-level GT Limited trim highlights the ultimate in sport style that the Forte can be equipped with. These stylish features include the following:

  • Gloss black side view mirrors
  • Red accent radiator grille (with black high glossy air intake)
  • Rear bumper diffuser
  • Rear spoiler
  • LED fog lights
  • 18-inch sport alloy wheels
  • Dual muffler

Colour Options

Highlight all of the dynamic curves and lines of the 2022 Forte with a colour that truly matches your personality. Explore from this list of options.

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Hyper Blue
  • Orange Delight
  • Radiant Red
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Grey
Specifications: 2022 Kia Forte EX
Length (mm/in) 4,640 / 182.6
Width (mm/in) 1,800 / 70.9
Height (mm/in) 1,435 / 56.5
Wheelbase (mm/in) 2,700 / 106.3
Ground Clearance (mm/in) 135 / 5.3
Minimum Curb Weight (kg/lbs) 1,256 - 1,319 / 2,769 - 2,908

Interior Features

Sunroof

Edmonton is an underrated city in the summer, and you can take full advantage of that warm weather and the local sights thanks to the Forte’s available sunroof. When nighttime hits, it conveniently transforms into a moonroof, so you can enjoy the stars and moon like never before.

Infotainment System

Available on the Forte is a generous 10.25-inch infotainment system, complete with navigation, access to convenient apps and more. All of this is displayed in crystal clear quality, so you expertly keep those on board entertained, comfortable and on your way to your destination.

Specifications: 2022 Kia Forte EX
Head Room (front) (mm/in) 985 / 38.7
Head Room (rear) (mm/in) 952 / 37.4
Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in) 1,425 / 56.1
Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)1,405 / 55.3
Hip Room (front) (mm/in) 1,346 / 53.0
Hip Room (rear) (mm/in) 1,298 / 51.1
Leg Room (front) (mm/in) 1,073 / 42.2
Leg Room (rear) (mm/in) 906 / 35.6
Total Interior Volume (L/cu-ft) 2,718 / 96.0
Cargo Capacity, rear seats up (L/cu-ft)434 / 15.3

Performance & Capability

Engine Options

Depending on the trim level of your Forte, the choice will see you with one of two engines, either the 2.0L MPI, which reaches 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, or the top-level 1.6L Turbo engine, which reaches heights of 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.

Paddle Shifter

The available paddle shifter on the Forte brings the sporty feeling of this Kia sedan to an entirely new level. Simply switch gears without even having to use the brakes, allowing you to feel a smooth racetrack-like drive on city streets.

Electric Sound Generator

Few things beat the sound of a high-performing sports car, and the Forte delivers such acoustics with the available Electric Sound Generation. This generator adds even more hearty power to those sounds coming from the engine.

Specifications: 2022 Kia Forte EX 2022 Kia Forte GT Limited
Engine 2.0L MPI 1.6L Turbo GDI
Horsepower 147201
Torque (lb-ft) 132195
Transmission Intelligent Variable Transmission 7-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission
Fuel Efficiency (city/highway) (L/100 km) 7.9 / 5.98.7 / 6.6

Technology

Kia Connect

We’re connected to our phones more than ever, so it should stand to reason that a natural progression of that would be to link to your vehicle as well, thanks to a handy smartphone app. This is Kia Connect, the next level of support for your vehicle, allowing you to do such tasks like lock/unlock, start and set the temperature, all from your phone.

Wireless Charging

Charging cords are becoming less and less a part of our daily lives thanks to wireless charging capabilities, and your 2022 Forte is a part of the club thanks to its available wireless charging pad. Keep your phone charged and free of cables in its convenient charging bay.

Harman Kardon Sound System

Enjoy your drive with the best crisp and clear sound with the available Harman Kardon audio system. Experience the ultimate in top-level sound quality whether it is the latest episode of your favourite podcast or your perfectly curated playlist .

Safety

Blind Spot Detection System

As sleek and sporty as your Forte is, your blind spots still exist. Luckily for you, the available Blind Spot Detection System looks out for you at all times. As soon as a vehicle slides into your blind spot, you’ll get visual and audible alerts, so you only move when safe.

Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist

Driving a Forte means always driving with confidence, especially with the Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist system at your fingertips. Available on the Forte, it will automatically activate the braking system if it thinks a frontal collision may be imminent.

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Crowded parking lots are a nuisance for a number of reasons, especially when it comes to safely backing out of your spot. If you’re crowded on either side by large vehicles, the available Rear Cross Traffic Alert system will alert you if an oncoming vehicle is coming from either side as you reverse.

What’s New on the 2022 Kia Forte?

The Forte for 2022 touches down with an entirely new look, refreshed for the 2022 model year. This sees updates across the grille, lighting, wheels and front and rear bumpers. Inside is a new 10.3-inch infotainment system, updated driver-assist tech, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and more. The GT Limited is now only available with its automatic transmission.

2022 Kia Forte Trims

2022 Kia Forte LX MT front side view

LX MT

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Feature Highlights:
– 15-inch steel wheels
– Halogen headlights
– Cloth seats
– 8-inch display audio system

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2022 Kia Forte LX front side view

LX

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Feature Highlights:
– Leather-wrapped shift knob
Drive mode select
– Intellingeen Variable Transmission
– 7.9 / 5.9 L/100 km (city/highway)

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2022 Kia Forte EX front side view

EX

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Feature Highlights:
– 16-inch machined-finish alloy wheels
– Gloss black grille (with chrome)
– Heated steering wheel
– Wireless charger

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2022 Kia Forte EX+ front side view

EX+

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Feature Highlights:
– 17-inch alloy wheels
– LED headlights
– LED taillights
– Sunroof

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2022 Kia Forte EX Premium front side view

EX Premium

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Feature Highlights:
– Dual-zone automatic climate control
– Smart cruise control
– Electronic parking brake
– Smart key with push-button start

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2022 Kia Forte GT Line front side view

GT Line

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Feature Highlights:
– LED fog lights
– Sport seats
– Heated rear seats
– Air-cooled front seats

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2022 Kia Forte GT Limited front side view

GT Limited

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Feature Highlights:
– 18-inch sport alloy wheels
– Dual muffler
– Synthetic leather seats
– Front sport bucket seats

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For those who are looking for a sporty, compact sedan at a value price, look no further than the 2022 Kia Forte. Our team here at North Edmonton Kia can make this all-new Forte a reality for you, so get in touch with us today to begin the ordering process. We have all of your Kia needs covered, from vehicle shopping to financing to service to detailing to parts and more.