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The 2023 Forte puts the power in your hands with a bold design, powerful engine options, available manual transmission, and a track-inspired driving experience.


31/ 41 miles per gallon (city / highway)
5 passengers
147 horsepower, 2.0L
$19,690 starting at


Meet the family. 5 trims available.

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine w/ 147 Horsepower & 132 lb-ft of torque

    Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)

    31/41/35 EPA-Estimated MPG (City/Highway/Combined)

    8.0-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™

    Auto Emergency Braking Technology

    Lane Keeping & Following Assist Technology

    Auto Headlight Control w/ High Beam Assist

    Rear-View Monitor w/ Dynamic Parking Guidance

    Remote Keyless Entry



  • Added to/in place of standard LX trim features:

    29/39/33 EPA-Estimated MPG (City/Highway/Combined)

    16-inch Alloy Wheels

    60-40 Split-Folding Rear Seat



  • Added to/in place of standard LXS trim features:

    GT-Line Body Styling

    Blind Spot Detection Technology

    Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist

    10.25-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Navigation, Kia Connect, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio

    17-inch Alloy Wheels

    LED Daytime Running Lights, Fog Lights, and Taillights

    Sport Seats w/ SynTex & Cloth Seat Trim

    GT-Line Leather-Wrapped Flat-Bottom Sport Steering Wheel

    Smart Key w/ Push Button Start


  • Added to/in place of standard GT-Line trim features

    1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine w/ 201hp & 195 lb-ft of torque

    7-Speed Dual-Clutch Auto Transmission w/ Paddle Shifters

    Sport Tuned Multi-link Rear Suspension and Sport-Tuned Dual Exhaust 

    18-inch Alloy Wheels

    Auto Emergency Braking Technology w/ Cyclist Detection

    Smart Cruise Control w/ Stop & Go

    LED Headlights

    Wireless Phone Charger and Rear USB Charging Port

    Electronic Parking Brake w/ Auto-Hold

  • Added to/in place of standard GT Auto trim features:

    6-Speed Manual Transmission

    Michelin® Sport 4 Summer Tires

    LED Interior Lighting


    Rear Parking Sensors

    Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System

    Sport Seats w/ SynTex Seating Materials and GT-Exclusive Red Stitching

    Heated Front Seats

Anti-lock brakes

Adaptive safety systems

Dual Front Advanced Airbags

Dual Front Side Airbags

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

Electronic Stability Control

Traction Control System

Hill Start Assist Control

High Line Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)

Rear Child-Safety Door Locks

Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Standard forward-collision avoidance

Available smart cruise control

Available blind spot collision warning

Available lane change assist

Rear cross traffic collision warning

Auto Emergency Braking Technology

Lane Following Assist

Lane Keeping Assist

Driver Attention Warning

Rear Occupant Alert

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