What You'll Enjoy in the 2023 Kia Forte

The 2023 Kia Forte is hot off its 2022 redesign and continues to provide the features you love. Its new design makes it a stand-out option in its class and provides what you could want in your next vehicle. Being a more competitive option for new sedans near Kannapolis, we look forward to seeing if the 2023 Forte is the model for you. Feel free to reach out to our team for more details about what the 2023 Kia Forte can come with!

The 2023 Kia Forte trim levels include the FE, LXS, GT-Line, GT, and GT Manual. Each trim level provides many features to help you get into a vehicle with everything needed for your time of ownership. Shopping with Hendrick Kia of Concord will help you find a vehicle that matches your lifestyle.

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Interior Features & Design

The cabin of the 2023 Forte is well-rounded by offering a combination of advanced features and comfort options. The standard touchscreen system measures 8.0-inches, but there's an upgrade for a 10.3-inch screen. Seating provides multiple colors and upholstery options to craft the interior you'll love during any Charlotte commute or errand.

Boasting one of the largest cargo areas in the compact sedan class, the 2023 Kia Forte doesn't make you cramp passengers to bring the items you want. You also benefit from 86 cubic feet of interior space to promote passenger comfort during your drive. We want to show you everything the 2023 Kia Forte can do when you visit our Concord dealership!

Exterior Features & Design

The 2023 Kia Forte holds onto the drastic changes made for 2022. The sportier design adds a sense of athleticism and excitement to the Forte. Other Kia models - the K5 and Stinger - paved the way for this update, and we're happy to see it. The slim and pointed headlights lead to the bold grille, drawing the eyes of anyone you pass. You'll find yourself smiling whenever you see it in your parking spot.

Choosing the 2023 Kia Forte GT-Line and GT trims add a unique flair. Some of the most noticeable changes come in the headlights. Each trim level of the 2023 Kia Forte has the newest Kia logo, signaling the new era of the brand that promotes its new design elements.

Performance Options

There's a 2.0-liter engine that makes 147 horsepower on the 2023 Kia Forte, with the Forte GT being the only trim with an upgraded engine for 201 horsepower. The base engine focuses on providing an efficient performance to handle daily driving. Choosing the upgraded engine focuses more on a thrilling driving experience to ensure you enjoy your time in the driver's seat.

An Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) is equipped on the 2023 Kia Forte. The Forte GT swaps that out for a seven-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission to provide a more dynamic driving experience. Each option is paired to front-wheel drive.

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Technology & Safety

Kia Driver Wise is standard for the 2023 Kia Forte. This selection of driver assistance features includes Lane Following Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, and others. Your 2023 Kia Forte will help you stay confident no matter how heavy the traffic gets.

Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are standard for the 2023 Kia Forte. Listening to your favorite songs will keep your spirits high during rush hour, and an uncluttered cabin maintains the sleek look of your interior. The responsive touchscreen system makes navigating menus easy and finding everything you could want while driving.

Hit the streets of Charlotte in a Kia Forte today by visiting Hendrick.