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2023 Kia Forte

2023 Kia Forte Rebates and Incentives

Prices and Incentives

Dealer Price:
$19,690 - $25,090

Dealer Invoice:
$19,000 - $23,960

Incentives:

2023 Forte
GT, GT-Line, LX, LXS
Financing Incentive: 2.90% to 4.49%
Expiration Date: 02/28/2023 - Resource: kia.com 01/11/2023
2023 Kia Forte Review

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Warranty Information
Basic: 5 Years/60,000 Miles
Recalls Issued
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 22V906000
Mfg's Report Date DEC 07, 2022
Component STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
Number of Units Affected 939
Summary Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2023 Forte vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the front left steering knuckle may crack, which can result in a loss of steering control.
Consequence A loss of steering control increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy Dealers will inspect and replace the front left steering knuckle, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed January 12, 2023. Owner may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC259.
Manufacturer Recall Number SC259

2023 Kia Forte Models & Prices

2023 Kia Forte LX
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
LX IVT $19,690 $19,000 $310 / Month*

2023 Kia Forte LXS
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
LXS IVT $20,190 $19,484 $318 / Month*

2023 Kia Forte GT-Line
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
GT-Line IVT $21,890 $20,904 $341 / Month*

2023 Kia Forte GT
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
GT DCT $24,390 $23,293 $380 / Month*
GT Manual $25,090 $23,960 $391 / Month*

2023 Kia Forte Features and Standard Equipment

EXTERIOR Features
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Auto On/Off Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off  
Auto On/Off Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off      
Black Bodyside Insert and Rocker Panel Extensions    
Black Grille    
Black Grille w/Chrome Surround    
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator    
Black Side Windows Trim
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper    
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Black Bumper Insert    
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding    
Body-Colored Rear Bumper    
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Black Bumper Insert    
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo      
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade      
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Front Fog Lamps    
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Headlights-Automatic Highbeams
LED Brakelights    
Light Tinted Glass
Lip Spoiler    
Perimeter/Approach Lights
Steel Spare Wheel      
Tire Mobility Kit  
Tires: 195/65R15 All-Season      
Tires: 205/55R16 All-Season      
Tires: 225/40R18 All-Season      
Tires: 225/40R18 Sport Summer      
Tires: 225/45R17 All-Season      
Trunk Rear Cargo Access
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Wheels: 15" Steel      
Wheels: 16" Alloy      
Wheels: 17" Alloy      
Wheels: 18" Alloy      
INTERIOR Features
LX LXS GT-Line GT
1 12V DC Power Outlet    
2 12V DC Power Outlets    
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat  
Air Filtration
Bench Front Facing Rear Seat      
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Features -inc: Tire Mobility Kit  
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Cloth & SynTex Seat Trim    
Cloth Seat Trim    
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Digital/Analog Appearance
Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go      
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors  
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror      
Driver Foot Rest
Driver Seat
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning    
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access
Front And Rear Map Lights      
Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver and front passenger seats    
Front Center Armrest    
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest    
Front Cupholder
Front Map Lights
Front Sport Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver and front passenger seats and front passenger seatback pocket    
Full Carpet Floor Covering
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet    
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets    
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Glove Box  
Heated Front Sport Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver and front passenger seats and front passenger seatback pocket      
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts  
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts      
Illuminated Glove Box      
Immobilizer
Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation      
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert, Piano Black Console Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shifter Material    
Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Manual Air Conditioning    
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Passenger Seat
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down    
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down    
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Rear Windows
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start    
Rear Cupholder
Rear HVAC      
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button    
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button    
Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel
Smart Device Remote Engine Start    
Sport Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel    
SynTex Seat Trim      
Trip Computer
Urethane Gear Shifter Material    
MECHANICAL Features
LX LXS GT-Line GT
130 Amp Alternator      
14 Gal. Fuel Tank
150 Amp Alternator  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake      
4.47 Axle Ratio      
4.64 Axle Ratio      
4.89 Axle Ratio  
60-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Electric Power-Assist Steering
Engine: 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbo GDI 16V DOHC D-CVVT      
Engine: 2.0L 4-Cylinder MPI 16V DOHC w/Dual CVVT  
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars      
Front Anti-Roll Bar  
Front-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs      
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher      
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust      
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher    
Sport Tuned Suspension      
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs  
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual      
Transmission: 7-Speed Dual Clutch -inc: Sportmatic, drive mode select w/visual display (normal, sport, comfort) and paddle shifters      
Transmission: Intelligent Variable -inc: Sportmatic and drive mode select w/visual display (normal, sport, comfort)  
SAFETY Features
LX LXS GT-Line GT
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) Blind Spot    
Collision Mitigation-Front
Collision Mitigation-Rear    
Cruise Control-Steering Assist
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver Monitoring-Alert
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Keeping Assist
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Parking Distance Warning - Reverse (PDW-R) Rear Parking Sensors      
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
ENTERTAINMENT Features
LX LXS GT-Line GT
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack and Radio Data System
Radio: HD Display Audio -inc: 4 speakers, 8" touch screen, steering remote control, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth hands-free and USB input    
Radio: Kia Connect -inc: AVNT w/modem, 6 speakers, 10.25" touch screen navigation, steering remote control, Bluetooth hands-free and USB input    
Radio: Kia Connect w/harman/kardon Premium Audio -inc: AVNT w/modem, 8 speakers w/subwoofer and 320W, Clari-Fi, 10.25" touch screen navigation, steering remote control, Bluetooth hands-free and USB input      
Window Grid Antenna

2023 Kia Forte Options and Addition Equipment

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT Options
LX LXS GT-Line GT
GT-LINE PREMIUM PACKAGE -inc: Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC), Power Sunroof, Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist - Cyclist, LED Front & Rear Interior Reading Lights, Smart Cruise Control w/Stop & Go, Wireless Charging, Radio: Kia Connect w/harman/kardon Premium Audio, AVNT w/modem, 8 speakers w/subwoofer and 320W, Clari-Fi, 10.25" touch screen navigation, steering remote control, Bluetooth hands-free and USB input      
GT-LINE SPORT PREMIUM PACKAGE -inc: 10-Way Power Driver Seat, Heated & Ventilated Front Seats, Rear USB Charger, Rear AC Vent      
GT-LINE TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE -inc: Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC), Smart Cruise Control w/Stop & Go, Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist - Cyclist      
GT2 PACKAGE -inc: Power Sunroof, LED Front & Rear Interior Reading Lights, Parking Distance Warning-Reverse, 10-Way Power Driver Seat, Heated & Ventilated Front Seats, Radio: Kia Connect w/harman/kardon Premium Audio, AVNT w/modem, 8 speakers w/subwoofer and 320W, Clari-Fi, 10.25" touch screen navigation, steering remote control, Bluetooth hands-free and USB input      
LXS TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE -inc: LED Turn Signal w/Outside Mirror Indicators, Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance (BCA), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance (RCCA), Safe Exit Warning (SEW), Heated Outside Mirrors      
RADIO: KIA CONNECT W/HARMAN/KARDON PREMIUM AUDIO -inc: AVNT w/modem, 8 speakers w/subwoofer and 320W, Clari-Fi, 10.25" touch screen navigation, steering remote control, Bluetooth hands-free and USB input    
PAINT SCHEME Options
LX LXS GT-Line GT
STANDARD PAINT
PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS Options
LX LXS GT-Line GT
CARGO HOOK (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
CARGO MAT (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
CARGO NET (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
CARGO TRAY (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
CARPET FLOOR MATS (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
EC MIRROR W/HOMELINK (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.    
INTERIOR LIGHT KIT (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
MUDGUARDS (GT-LINE) (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.    
MUDGUARDS (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.    
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.
WHEEL LOCKS (PIO) Vehicles allocated directly from the factory to dealer for Central, Western & Southwest are not eligible for PIO.  
PRIMARY PAINT Options
LX LXS GT-Line GT
AURORA BLACK
CLEAR WHITE      
CURRANT RED    
DEEP SEA BLUE      
FIRE ORANGE    
GRAVITY GRAY
SNOW WHITE PEARL  
SPORTY BLUE    
STEEL GRAY  
SEAT TRIM Options
LX LXS GT-Line GT
BLACK, CLOTH & SYNTEX SEAT TRIM    
BLACK, CLOTH SEAT TRIM    
BLACK, SYNTEX SEAT TRIM    
GRAY, CLOTH SEAT TRIM      

2023 Kia Forte Technical Specifications

Brakes
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 11 11 12
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Trunk Volume (ft) 15.3 15.3 15.3 15.3
Engine
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122 1.6 L/97
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 6200 147 @ 6200 147 @ 6200 201 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 132 @ 4500 132 @ 4500 132 @ 4500 195 @ 1500
Exterior Dimensions
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.5 56.5 56.5
Length, Overall (in) 182.7 182.7 182.7 182.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.3 106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.9 70.9 70.9
Fuel Tank
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 14 14 14
Steering
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.8 34.8 34.8
Suspension
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Tires
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16 P225/45HR17 P225/40HR18
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16 P225/45HR17 P225/40HR18
Transmission
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD CVT w/OD CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Trans Type 1 1 1 7
Vehicle
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.8 38.8 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.1 56.1 56.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft) 96 96 93.5 93.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7 35.7 35.7 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 55.3 55.3 55.3
Weight Information
LX LXS GT-Line GT
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2908 2908 2908 3079

2023 Kia Forte Safety Features

Safety Features
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) Blind Spot
Collision Mitigation-Front
Collision Mitigation-Rear
Cruise Control-Steering Assist
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver Monitoring-Alert
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Keeping Assist
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Parking Distance Warning - Reverse (PDW-R) Rear Parking Sensors
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
News Reports & Reviews
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS N/A