New Kia 2022 Kia Forte near Detroit MI for Sale near Detroit l Southfield MI

2022 Kia Forte near Detroit MI

2022 Kia Forte near Detroit MI
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2022 Kia Forte Overview

The Kia Forte has been one of the more popular affordable small sedans on the road, and the current third-generation introduced for the 2019 model year has helped to revitalize the sedan segment. With the 2022 Kia Forte now available at Glassman Kia, Kia seeks to make its popular nameplate even more compelling with a mid-generation refresh. One of the most notable changes is an exterior redesign that is inspired by the Kia Stinger sedan, and this changed makes it the sleekest option at this price point. But the changes are not just superficial. Kia has also expanded the standard features, including new driver-assistance technologies, and the options, such as a gorgeous 10.3-inch infotainment touchscreen.

Detroit MI - 2022 Kia Forte's Overview

Exterior – Kia Dealer serving Detroit MI

The Forte is a small sedan with a 106.3-inch wheelbase. The ground clearance is 5.3 inches. The total length is 182.7 inches, which is about 15.2 inches. The height is 56.5 inches, and the width, not counting the side mirrors, is 70.9 inches. The base model features 15-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers. The LXS trim level upgrades the wheels to 16-inch alloy. The GT-Line has a sporty appearance package that adds a sports grille, spoiler and other elements. It also ads LED daytime running lamps, LED fog lamps, LED taillamps, heated outside mirrors, a smart trunk and 17-inch alloy wheels. The range-topping GT model adds LED headlamps, dual chrome exhaust tips and special 18-inch alloy wheels.

Detroit MI - 2022 Kia Forte's Exterior

Interior – 2022 Kia Forte near Detroit MI

The 2022 Kia Forte near Detroit is a two-row sedan that seats up to five: two up front and three in the back. The overall passenger volume is 96.0 cubic feet. Front headroom is 38.8 inches, and the front legroom is 42.2 inches, which means even taller drivers are accommodated. Of course, you want your rear passengers to be comfortable as well, and they will be thanks to 37.5 inches of headroom and 35.7 inches of legroom. The trunk is 15.3 cubic feet, which is also quite good for the class. Kia offers 3 core trim levels—FE, LXS and GT-Line—plus the performance-oriented GT. Standard features include woven cloth seating, air conditioning and an 8-inch touchscreen and a six-speaker audio system.

Detroit MI - 2022 Kia Forte's Interior

Kia Forte Mechanical specs

There are not many choices to make on the mechanical front. All Forte models available at our location serving Detroit Southfield Troy Dearborn Novi are front-wheel-drive sedans. However, if you prefer a manual transmission or an advanced automatic transmission, that is available via the top trim.

Detroit MI - 2022 Kia Forte's Mechanical

Powertrain – Kia Dealership near Detroit MI

There are two engines and three transmissions available. The FE, LXS and GT-Line all have an intelligent continuously variable automatic transmission mated to a 2.0-liter inline-four-cylinder engine rated for 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. If you want a more powerful powertrain, then you can opt for the GT. It pairs a seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission with a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine rated for 201 hp and 195 lb.-ft. Kia also offers the 2022 Kia Forte near Detroit in a GT Manual edition, and it is similar to the GT model but has a six-speed manual transmission.

Safety – 2022 Kia Forte dealer

Every 2022 Kia Forte near Detroit has the Uvo infotainment system. Features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You also get a suite of driver-assistance tech, including auto headlamps a rear camera display with dynamic parking guidance, cruise control, forward collision avoidance with pedestrian detection, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, driver attention monitoring and more. The GT-Line features a 10.25-inch touchscreen with voice commands and navigation. It also adds blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic monitoring and safe exit monitoring. The GT adds auto high beams.

Request more 2022 Kia Forte near Detroit MI information

You can test-drive the 2022 Kia Forte at our location serving Detroit Southfield Troy Dearborn Novi and the surrounding areas at your convenience. No appointment is necessary, but you can also schedule online. If you have any questions, you can contact us via text, email or phone. We are also available via live chat on our website. Glassman Kia provides all the tools and other resources you may need to purchase or lease a Forte online. You can research models, compare trim levels, configure packages, explore current brand incentives, request custom quotes, value your trade-in and much more!

2022 Kia Forte Trim Levels near Detroit MI

The Kia Forte continues to be a popular small sedan because it is affordable and good on gas but also because it has amenities and technologies that belie its price point. The Forte has a 106.3-inch wheelbase and 5.3-inch minimum ground clearance, and it measures 182.7 inches long—almost 15.3 feet. This a four-door five-passenger sedan that provides 42.2 inches of front legroom, 35.7 inches of rear legroom and a trunk that measures 15.3 cubic feet. All models are front-wheel drive, and Kia offers two engine and three transmission choices through which you can shape your experience. Four-door compact sedan. Front-wheel drive. CVT, automatic and manual available. Non-turbo and turbo four-cylinder engine. Trunk space: 15.3 cu. ft. Curb weight: 2,908 – 3,079 lbs.

FE Trim

The Forte FE is the most affordable of the 2022 Kia Forte trim levels in Southfield, and it is one of the most affordable base models in the segment. That sometimes means cheap when discussing economy sedans, but that is certainly not the case with Kia. This model has the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine—147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque—which is paired with a continuously variable transmission that sends power to the front wheels. All models have a suite of standard driver assists. It includes cruise control, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning with lane keeping assist, a lane keeping system that helps to keep you centered in the lane and a warning system that will alert a driver who dozes off. The Forte has 15-inch steel wheels and driver-selectable driving modes, and its cabin has cloth seating, air conditioning, steering wheel controls for the cruise control, an 8-inch touch screen with a rearview camera and wireless Android and Apple integration and a four-speaker sound system.

LXS Trim

The Forte XLS is the second of the 2022 Kia Forte trim levels, and you may notice that the starting MSRP is not significantly more than the base model. This is worth keeping in mind when you consider what the LXS adds to the Forte. The powertrain is the same, but the LXS adds 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels that upgrade the look and feel of the vehicle. The LXS also improves the interior with higher-quality materials, additional interior trim and 60/40-split folding rear seating. This trim level also gives you access to an optional Technology package for your 2022 Kia Forte. If you opt for this package, the exterior is upgraded with heated side mirrors, and the driver-assistance suite is expanded a safe exit system for both rows and a blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.

GT-Line Trim

The GT-Line is the third of the 2022 Kia Forte trim levels in Southfield, and it does require a bigger jump up in price. It adds the optional equipment from the LXS. GT-Line adds LED fog lamps, LED DRLs and LED taillamps. It also adds keyless entry and push-button ignition and upgrades the wheels to 17-inch alloy. The cabin of the 2022 Kia Forte is further enhanced with cloth sport seats with simulated leather inserts, a leather-wrapped, flat-bottom sport steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, a 10.3-inch touch screen with navigation and a six-speaker sound system. It also opens up a number of packages, including the GT-Line Premium, GT-Line Sport and GT-Line Technology packages.

GT Trim

The Forte GT is the premium models among the 2022 Kia Forte trim levels. The biggest difference is that it has the more powerful turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine: 201 hp and 195 lb.-ft. Kia also does away with the CVT at this point and upgrades your vehicle with a dual-clutch seven-speed automatic transmission. It also adds a sports suspension, a sports-tuned exhaust and more. Some of the GT-Line options are included standard. There are also a number of GT-specific optional packages that overlap with them. The GT2 package is particularly notable as it adds the rest of the driver assists and also upgrades the interior with a sunroof, premium upholstery, heated and ventilated seats and more.

GT Manual Trim

This model is similar to the 2022 Kia Forte GT discussed above. It includes the same standard equipment and offers the same options. The sole difference is that it has a six-speed manual transmission as opposed to the dual-clutch seven-speed automatic transmission.

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