What Makes the 2023 Kia Forte So Special?

December 9th, 2022 by
2023 Kia Forte

The latest 2023 Forte continues Kia’s tradition of releasing cars that deliver a satisfying driving experience. With its crisp styling, versatile performance capabilities, and dedication to safety apparent, the new model delivers a wholly satisfying ride. More details are included below in our model overview of the new Kia Forte.

The 2023 Kia Forte: Features and Specs


 2023 Kia Forte performance

Car shoppers shouldn’t have to choose between horsepower and fuel economy, and in the new Forte, they don’t. Specs like the Forte’s Fuel economy Up to 28 city / 39 highway illustrate this point by coming through and delivering the most bang-for-your-buck, regardless of whether you’re cruising on the highway or zipping through city streets. Even with the diversity of powertrain offerings, the real stars of the 2023 Forte are its robust handling configurations. For an even more comprehensive list of available performance features, read this list:

  • Available 6-speed manual transmission
  • 7-speed Dual Clutch Auto Transmission w/paddle shifters
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/ Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)


2023 Kia Forte technology

With the 2023 Kia Forte, staying connected while driving has never been simpler or safer. Standard on every new Forte is a set of driver assistance features called Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology, designed to keep you safe before, during, and after any dicey situation. Safety is just one piece of the puzzle in crafting an industry-leading car. That’s why that the new Forte delivers from every angle with a slew of intuitive navigation and infotainment offerings. The technology features of the Forte don’t end there. You’ll also enjoy these:

  • Rear-View Monitor w/ Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Voice recognition vehicle control
  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™


2023 Kia Forte design

All cars that are worth a second glance will apply contemporary design elements on both the interior and exterior — the new Forte is no exception. The 2023 Forte sports a chiseled body that’s accented by purposeful design elements to afford this Kia car an exterior that’s as attractive as it is assertive. With its passenger-centric interior, it’s no wonder people from all over are flocking to get a set of keys to this model. For more information on standard and available design features, see this list:

  • Hands-free smart trunk release
  • Wireless phone charger
  • LED fog lights & tail lights

Find the 2023 Kia Forte in Wilmington, NC

Look up the 2023 Kia Forte at Coastal Kia. We feature this car and many more in our inventory of new Kia cars for sale in Wilmington, NC. Aside from the latest and greatest Kia models, we also offer the hottest new Kia specials.

*MSRP: Starting price represents the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the trim. The MSRP does not include destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options, and dealer charges. Actual prices are set by the dealer and may vary. Photo is for marketing and example purposes only. Photo may not reflect starting MSRP or trim level.\n**EPA-estimated MPG for City/Highway for 2023 Kia Forte . Actual mileage will vary. Displayed MPG is based on applicable EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.