2023 Kia Forte driving on road

How Powerful and Capable are the Engine Specs of the 2023 Kia Forte?

Engine Options of the 2023 Kia Forte

Kia’s tech-friendly compact sedan, the 2023 Forte, is not just a commuter vehicle with stylish features. It is a performance-oriented sporty machine that offers competitive functions and specs for your daily hustle. With a robust powertrain that provides a well-balanced and efficient ride, the 2023 Kia Forte is an excellent pick at a starting MSRP of $19,490. You can choose the Forte from five trim options – LX, LXS, GT-Line, GT, and GT Manual. Continue reading this blog by Royal Kia in Tucson, AZ, and explore the engine options of the 2023 Kia Forte.

Have Questions? Call Us
(520) 477-0569

Powertrain Specs of the 2023 Kia Forte

With two engine choices, the well-balanced powertrain of this sedan helps deliver its sporty performance. The trim models, LX, LXS, and GT-line, offer a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. The GT and GT Manual trims include a 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that churns out 201 hp and a torque of 195 lb-ft. You can opt for the seven-speed dual-clutch auto transmission with paddle shifters or the six-speed manual transmission.

You May Also Like: How Technologically Advanced is the interior of the 2023 Kia Forte?

2023 Forte’s Drive Mode Select & Fuel Economy

While driving this 2023 Forte, you can select your driving style from Normal, Sport, or Smart modes via the Drive Mode Select function. The trim variants with the non-turbo engine achieve a fuel efficiency rating of 30 mpg on the city streets, 41 mpg on the highway, and 34 mpg combined. The ratings for the models with the turbocharged engine are 30 mpg combined, 27 mpg city, and 35 mpg highway.

2023 Kia Forte dashboard
2023 Kia Forte Seats

Reserve the 2023 Kia Forte in Tucson, AZ

Wish to take the 2023 Forte for a spin? Visit us at Royal Kia in Tucson, AZ, and explore this compact sedan in person. You can also contact our sales team to schedule a test drive today. You can reach out to us through the form below if you are still looking for your desired model in our inventory.

Also Read: Explore the Trim Levels of the new 2023 Kia Forte