2022 Kia Forte Trim Levels

2022 Kia Forte red driving on rainy highway towards city

The Kia Store knows that many drivers near the Louisville and Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and Clarksville, Indiana, areas prefer their driving experience to be as much in line with their specific sensibilities as possible. That’s why we are presenting you with this guide to the 2022 Kia Forte trim levels.

Not only is the Kia Forte an accommodating set of wheels in general—each of its five trims provides you with unique attributes that are well worth checking out. We have compiled all five below, along with some highlights for each one, to get you started.

2022 Kia Forte FE

You can count on the Kia Forte FE to provide you with a reliable ride, with its advanced safety features. The Rear-Camera Display is a key example of this. It helps out when you’re driving in reverse while backing in or out of parking spots. As soon as you shift into gear, a view of the area behind you will appear on the dashboard. You can then use this image to safely maneuver accordingly.

The piece of machinery you’ll find under the hood of this Kia base trim is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Its 147 horsepower makes it possible for you to hold your own, whether you’re battling rush-hour traffic or rocketing down the open highway.


Next up is the Kia Forte LXS that adds impressive features for an even better drive. This starts inside, with the 60/40 split-folding rear seat. This system allows you to haul larger and longer items in the trunk.

Other upgraded amenities include:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Soft-touch door trim
  • Black or grey woven cloth seat trim2022 Kia Forte cabin ariel view black leather seats

2022 Forte GT-Line

If you appreciate an on-road companion with a lot of style, the Kia Forte GT-Line is sure to get your attention. Some of the items it has that are bound to turn some heads include:

  • Sport grille
  • Black gloss sport bumper accents
  • Sport side sills
  • Rear trunk lip spoiler

This Kia trim also boasts more safety amenities to raise your confidence on the road. They include the Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist and the Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist.


The Kia Forte GT trim marks a change in performance, with a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine. Its 201 horsepower gives you a noticeable boost in acceleration abilities.

That’s not all either. Other standard features of this Kia Forte trim include:

  • 7-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission
  • LED headlights with High Beam Assist
  • Wireless phone charger
  • GT ambient lighting2022 Kia Forte red parking distance warning safety feature

GT Manual

Finally, there’s the 2022 Kia Forte GT Manual. This Kia trim allows for an even more intuitive drive, thanks to its 6-speed manual transmission—and this is just the beginning.

This top-tier Forte trim also keeps you happy on the road for longer, with the following features:

  • 8-speaker Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System
  • Parking Distance Warning-Reverse
  • SynTex Sport seats
  • Heated front seats

Give Your Favorite 2022 Kia Forte Trim Level a Try Today

No matter what your driving needs may be, all five trim levels of the Kia Forte are poised to impress.

If one or more of these models has piqued your interest, contact The Kia Store, serving the Clarksville, IN, Louisville, and Elizabethtown, KY, areas, to schedule a test drive today.

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