2024 Kia Forte Compact Sedan Ultimate Review

The new Kia Forte 2024 is a subcompact car that includes several safety and technology features as standard. The Kia Forte also offers the best fuel economy, performance, and safety features. The Kia Forte also has a luxurious interior design and an eye-catching exterior.

2024 Kia Forte Specs
2024 Kia Forte Specs

2024 Kia Forte Redesign

The New Kia Forte comes with a powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It produces 147 horsepower. A more powerful powertrain, which can produce up to 201 horsepower is also available. This new Kia Forte has a powerful engine.  As we all know, the Compact Car Segment has the highest level of competition. In this segment, you can already find the most popular Cars. This car offers impressive features and performance. It is ranked tenth in the list of can and driver rankings. Honda Civic, Mazda Mazda3, Toyota Prius Prime,, and Volkswagen Jetta are among its top competitors.

There are many opinions about the redesigning of the next Kia Forte. Some automotive news websites claim that the next Kia Forte won’t be undergoing any major changes in the 2024 Model Year. Some automotive news sites claim that the next Kia Forte is likely to be completely redesigned by 2024. We think the Kia will remain unchanged for the 2024 Model Year.

Kia has recently refreshed the model for 2022 and brought it forward for the 2023 Model Year with minor changes. We hope Kia will once again carry it over for the next model. Kia is yet to officially announce whether the new Kia Forte will be redesigned. We will update the article as soon as we can. The 2023 Kia Forte, which is currently on sale, is part of the third-generation Forte that was first launched in 2019 with a completely new design and specs. After that, the midcycle update will be for the Model Year 2022.

Interior Design

Kia continues to improve their Forte model as we approach the year 2024. The Forte offers a modern and sleek driving experience. Interior design is one of the most noticeable improvements. It combines advanced features with sophisticated aesthetics and impressive functionality. The 2024 Kia Forte Interior Design, a masterpiece with many features, not only provides a luxurious and comfortable feel but also makes driving more convenient and enjoyable.

The interior of the Forte is made of high-quality materials. These include soft-touch surfaces and brushed metallic accents. Chrome detailing and chrome trim add to its beauty and elegance. It is ideal for long trips because the cabin has ample legroom and plenty of space. The infotainment has also been upgraded to include a larger touchscreen, which allows drivers to easily control the entertainment and connectivity features.

2024 Kia Forte Interior
2024 Kia Forte Interior

The 2024 Kia Forte features an advanced driver assistance system that includes safety features such as lane departure warnings, forward collision warnings, and automatic emergency brakes. The features all work together to ensure the safety of drivers and passengers on the road.

The 2024 Kia Forte offers several benefits and advantages to drivers. The premium materials and sophisticated aesthetics create a luxurious feeling, while the advanced functionality and features add comfort and convenience to each ride. The 2024 Kia Forte Interior Design offers drivers a driving experience, unlike any other car in its class.

Engine, Power, & Performance

The current Kia Forte comes with two different powertrains. First, its three trims LXS and GT-Line come with a 2.0-liter Inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 147 HP. This powertrain comes with an intelligent variable automatic transmission as standard and a front-wheel drivetrain.

The GT Manual and GT trims are equipped with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which produces 201 HP. Both are equipped with front-wheel drive as standard. But its GT trim is equipped with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, while GT Manual comes with a six-speed manual transmission. According to the car and driver tests, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder standard can only go from 0-60 in 8.2 seconds, which is slower than its competitor Mazda Mazda 3, which can reach 0-60 in just 7.0 seconds.

While its GT Manual trim has a good performance and, according to tests by car and driver, its Manual trim can go from 0-60 MPH within just 6.7 seconds. This is a good acceleration. The next Kia Forte probably comes with the same engine as last year.

MPG & Fuel Economy

The Kia Forte has excellent fuel efficiency. According to Kia’s base LX trim, it gets 31 MPG on the highway, 41 MPG in the city, and 35 MPG combined. Fuel economy for the LXS and GT-Line trims is 29 MPG in the city, 39 on the highway, and 33 combined. While its GT and GT Manual trims have fuel economy ratings of 27/35/30 mpg in the city/highway/combined and 22/31/26 mpg. Overall, the Kia Forte is more fuel efficient than its other trims.

Safety Features

Kia Forte comes with several safety features as standard. First of all, the Kia Forte is equipped with driver assistance features as standard. Like standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist With Pedestrian Detection. Drive Attention Warnings, Lane Keeping Assist, and Lane Following Assist. Rear View Monitors with Dynamic Park Assist. And many other standard safety features are listed below.

  • Blind Spot Collision Alert (Standard for GT Manual Trim)
  • Rear Occupant Alarm
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Dual Front Side Airbags
  • Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags
  • Front Seat Belt Pretensioners
  • Anti-Locking Braking System
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Rear child safety door locks
2024 Kia Forte
2024 Kia Forte

Connectivity and Infotainment Features

We think the next Kia Forte has the same connectivity and infotainment features as the last year. For example, last year’s Kia Forte had a standard instrument cluster display of 4.2 inches. The base LX trim includes an 8-inch touchscreen as standard. All trims feature a 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation and Kia Connect. All trims include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth with hands-free technology, and many other standard and optional features. Below we have listed all the interior features.

  • The USB ports are located on the front and rear of the device.
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Control mounted on the steering wheel
  • Telescopic steering wheel with tilt
  • Drive Mode Select
  • Power Door Locks
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Day/Night Rear View Mirror
  • Manual Six-way Driver and Front Seats
  • Six-Speaker Audio System
  • available Harman Kardon Premium Audio System

2024 Kia Forte Price & Release Date

Kia still hasn’t announced a specific launch date for the 2024 Model Year. According to reports in the media and the expectations of experts, the next Kia Forte will likely be released this fall. You can order the 2023 Model Year Kia Forte if you do not have the time to wait until the 2024 Model Year. It is unlikely that there will be any major changes in the 2024 MY.

As far as we are aware, Kia has not yet officially announced its pricing or trims for the 2024 MY. According to reports in the media and the expectations of experts, the next Kia Forte is expected to follow the same trim level as the Next 2024 Model Year Kia Forte. But its price may increase slightly compared to last year. The 2023 Kia Forte comes in five trim models: LX, LXS GT-Line GT, GT, and GT Manual. The base trim starts at $19 690 and goes up to $24,090 in the top trim. We expect the 2024 Kia Forte to start at around $21,000.