2022 Kia Forte in Marietta Marries Affordability & Style
Ever heard of the phrase “champagne tastes better on a beer budget?” The 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta reminds us of just that. At an affordable starting price of $19,090, the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta offers the equipment and styling reminiscent of the renowned Stinger sports sedan. However, when it comes to performance, the compact car offers middling acceleration from its standard 1.6-liter 4-cylinder 147-horsepower engine and a bit more power from the 2-liter 4-cylinder 201-horsepower engine that sits at the top-of-the-line. Like most Kias, all the new Kia Forte trim levels – FE, LXS, GT-Line, and GT – come with an impressive list of standard features, and that too for the best value in the class. Read on to learn more about the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta.
What’s New for the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta?
The 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta debuts with a completely refreshed look; this includes a new grille, revised front, and rear bumpers, new wheel designs, and updated exterior lighting elements. Inside, a host of new standard driver assistance features is updated, while the new 10.3-inch infotainment touchscreen is optional. All 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta models come standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, lane following assist system, and a USB charging port that can be added in the rear of the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta’s cabin.
However, the optional adaptive cruise control system is now incorporated with a smart system that uses navigation data to adjust your car’s speed based on the speed limits and curves. Additional optional features include SynTex faux leather seats, highway driving assists, semi-autonomous system, electronic parking brake, and auto hold, and the launch of new packages including GT-Line Technology, GT-Line Sport Premium, GT-Technology, and LXS Technology.
Performance & Fuel Economy of the New Kia Forte
The new Kia Forte in Marietta comes with two different engine options; a standard 2-liter 4-cylinder engine that can produce 147-horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, on the other hand, the turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine produces 201-horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. It not only puts the 2022 Kia Forte GT in the same league as Civic Si and Volkswagen Golf GTI but also, with the manual transmission-equipped, it manages to run from zero to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds. Overall the new Forte offers a stable and comfortable ride with great road grip and easy handling.
The new Kia Forte models equipped with automatic transmission and less powerful engines will keep you cruising past gas stations. The Forte excels with a highway/city fuel economy of up to 41/31 MPG and combined fuel efficiency of 33 MPG. Moreover, the GT-Line trim gives an average fuel mileage of 39 MPG on the highway and 29 MPG in the city. However, with the six-speed manual transmission, the mileage drops to up to 31 MPG on the highway and 22 MPG in the city, whereas the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission shifts to an average of 35/27 MPG on the highway/city respectively.
Get A Feel For The 2022 Kia Forte Interior
Like its stylish upgraded exterior, the interior of the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta impressed us with the use of upscale and high-quality materials and its minimalistic design. With back seats spacious enough for two adults, you and your family can have long road trips in the sedan without any complaint. Though the new Forte’s base trim offers all basic amenities, the experience gets more pleasant as you move up the line. Ventilated and heated front seats along with dual-zone climate control can make any ride as comfortable as ever. Moreover, the new Kia Forte in Marietta can easily fit seven carry-on suitcases with the seats up.
Tech & Safety
With standard tech features such as an 8-inch infotainment system touchscreen, wireless Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Bluetooth, the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta is a steal for its price. Moreover, the GT trims and GT-Line feature a wide 10.3-inch touchscreen with in-dash navigation, smartphone connectivity, and SiriusXM satellite radio. The new Forte models feature an optional wireless smartphone charging pad and a 4.2-inch color display between the gauges.
The 2022 Kia Forte offers a myriad of standard and optional safety and driver assistance features for Marietta drivers. This includes; automated emergency braking, lane-keep assist, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, safe exit warning feature, and lane-following assist.
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If you are looking for an affordable new compact sedan with amazing user-friendly tech features, great fuel efficiency, and an excellent warranty, the 2022 Kia Forte in Marietta is all that you need. You are encouraged to reach out and schedule a test drive of this stylish, yet affordable sedan. Value your trade online and estimate payment plans ahead of time with our convenient online features.