What You Should Know About the 2022 Kia Forte 5

the 2022 Kia Forte 5

If you are looking for a compact vehicle that is practical and affordable, the 2022 Kia Forte 5 should be on your shopping list for a variety of reasons.

Refreshed for 2022

The 2022 Kia Forte 5 received a number of cosmetic modifications for 2022, in addition to having received a few new technologies in order to remain one of the most modern vehicles in its category. The appearance changes include a new front end that is more aggressive and dynamic due to the angled LED headlamps and the more sculptured bumper. A similar approach has been used for the rear end, which also displays a stronger character. Inside, a newly available 10.25-inch infotainment display includes all of the connectivity technologies you want, such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

The two available powertrains

The 2022 Kia Forte 5 continues to offer you the choice of two competent powertrains that are both efficient and powerful. The standard engine is a 2.0L four-cylinder unit that delivers 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque through a continuously variable IVT transmission that allows for very low fuel consumption. The available engine is a 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder that delivers 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque through an exclusive 7-speed dual-clutch transmission that can shift gears much quicker than a regular automatic.

The practicality

The 2022 Kia Forte 5 is a very practical compact car due to its distinctive shape that is somewhere between a sedan and a traditional hatchback. In addition to making, it visually distinctive, this makes the Forte 5 better able to carry rear-seat passengers and cargo due to more height under the roof. This translates into 742 liters of space behind the rear seats, more than most of its competition and over 40 liters more than the Forte sedan. By folding the 60/40 split rear seat, the Forte 5 can easily carry large items that would not fit in a sedan or a smaller hatchback vehicle.