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2023 Kia Forte5 Review, Pricing, And Latest Changes

Kia introduced the 2023 edition of the Forte5. The 2023 Kia Forte5 boasts valuable features and impressive performance. With three trim levels and two engine options, the new Forte5 has all the necessary qualities to be considered one of the most reliable five-door hatchbacks. In this article, we’ll discuss the new Forte5 and its features.

2023 Latest Changes

The forte5 is the 2023 Kia Forte five-door version. The 2023 lineup consists of three trims: EX, GT, and GT Limited. The car’s lowest-tier trim level, the EX, has a starting price of $25,683. The Forte5 EX comes with a 2.0-litre Multi-Point Injection engine. The GT starts at $31,083, while the GT Limited is available from $34,283. Both trims are powered by a 1.6-L Turbo GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) engine.

Each trim is available in seven different exterior colour options. These options include aurora black, gravity blue, mineral blue, platinum graphite, runway red, snow white pearl, and steel grey. The car’s interior is black. The GT offers black leatherette and cloth covering. The GT Limited upgrades to black synthetic leather.

Trims & Pricing

EX GT GT Limited
Starting Price $25,683 $31,083 $34,283
Fuel Economy 8 - 6L / 100km 8.9 - 6.9L / 100km 8.9 - 6.9L / 100km
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Engine 2.0-litre Multi-Point Injection 1.6-L Turbo GDI  1.6-L Turbo GDI 
Horsepower 147 201 201
Torque 132 195 195
Number of Seats 5 5 5
Seating Ventilation N/A N/A N/A
Transmission Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) Seven-speed dual-clutch auto transmission) Seven-speed dual-clutch auto transmission)
0-100 km/h Acceleration N/A N/A N/A
Top Speed N/A N/A N/A
Dual-zone automatic climate control No Yes Yes
10.25-inch multimedia interface with integrated navigation No No Yes
Harman Kardon premium audio system No No Yes
8-inch Display audio Yes Yes No
Advanced forward collision-avoidance assist (FCA) No No Yes


The EX has 16-inch alloy wheels, while the other two trims come with 18-inch alloy wheels. Each model boasts LED taillights, heated side-view mirrors, and a rear spoiler. LED fog lights and a sunroof are standard on GT and GT limited.


The car offers a lot of impressive interior features, including a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel. Other standard features include 60:40 split-folding rear seats, chrome interior door handles, and a height-adjustable driver’s seat on GT Limited.

Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

The 2023 Kia Forte five-door hatchback comes with standard safety features like an immobilizer, blind-spot detection system, and lane-keep assist system. Other valuable features are driver attention alert, hill-assist control, and rear cross-traffic alert.

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The 2023 Kia Forte5 is among the best choices in the segment. Don’t hesitate to reserve yours today!

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