One of the best compact cars in 2022 is the 2022 Kia Forte in Calgary, AB. This Forte sports sedan offers impressive styling and equipment at an affordable price. It comes with many new upgrades, from upgraded exterior lighting elements to new grille and wheel designs. All the trim levels feature the standard features like the lane-following assist system, wireless Android Auto, and Apple’s CarPlay. The car is available in six colour combinations; white, black, blue, grey, orange, and red.
The 2022 Kia Forte has a standard wireless Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay. With the Kia Connect smartphone application, you can perform additional commands like starting the car, setting the temperature, locking, and unlocking. The available sunroof illuminates your drive and allows for fresh air. A standard 8.0-inch touchscreen with wireless connectivity is present in the car, but the GT Limited and GT Line have a SiriusXM satellite radio and a 10.3-inch display.
The steering wheel and the front seats are heated, and the 60:40 split-folding rear seats allow for more cargo space than the standard 15.3 cubic feet of cargo space. The car can accommodate five passengers.
You get 15-inch steel wheels with covers on the 2022 Kia Forte in Calgary, AB, even though the GT Limited has 18-inch wheels. The car is fitted with automatic headlights, LED daytime running lights, and a headlight escort function for ample road lighting and visibility.
Kia has fitted the GT Limited and GT Line trim levels with a 1.6-litre Turbo engine with 201 hp @ 6,000 RPM horsepower and a 195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM to 4,500 RPM torque. The other trim levels have a 2.0-litre MPI (Multi-Point Injection), with a 147hp @ 6,200 RPM horsepower and 132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM torque. All the models feature a front-wheel-drive transmission configuration but with different transmissions.
The LX MT, LX, EX, EX Plus, and EX Premium have an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) feature and a Torque Converter clutch type. The GT-Line and GT Limited have a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and a dry double plate with a diaphragm spring clutch. Additionally, the LX MT, LX, EX, EX Plus, and EX Premium trim levels have a fuel economy of 7.9 litres/100km (city) and 5.9 litres/100km (highway). However, the GT-Line and GT Limited have an 8.7 litres/100km (city) and 6.6 litres/100km (highway) fuel economy.
Kia has prioritized safety on the road when engineering and picking the safety features found in the 2022 Kia Forte. The car has a blind-spot detection system (BSD) and Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA), which help prevent possible accidents at blind spots. Forward collision avoidance assist is equipped on the car; it automatically stops the vehicle when it detects potential collisions. Kia has fitted a wide range of innovative safety features on the car.
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