New Kia Forte For Sale in Longview, Texas

Explore the New Kia Forte at Peltier Kia Longview!

If you want to add confidence to your daily drive, then a new 2023 Kia Forte may be the vehicle for you. It's a sedan that offers a wealth of features to coincide with an elegant style and fun experience. We here at Peltier Kia Longview welcome you to check out the new 2023 Forte. We'll compare each of its trim levels along with interior technology and comfort.

New Kia Forte side view

Commanding Performance and Fuel Economy

Through its base-level engine, the new Kia Forte offers something for the money-savers out there with a 147-horsepower inline four-cylinder (I4) engine that can travel up to an EPA-estimated 31 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. However, if you really want to crank up the performance and feel the rush if this sedan and its engine, consider the highest GT and GT Manual trims. Both of these performance-based models feature a 201-horsepower turbocharged I4 engine, which kicks up 195 total pound-feet of torque.

New Kia Forte interior dash

Many trims, including the base, offer a six-speed manual transmission which greatly benefits those who know how to drive stick and can use it to save fuel in the long-term. Each trim also offers a new Intelligent Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (IVT) which automatically selects gears based on driver input and terrain, in order to intuitively save you fuel in the long-run and curb emissions. Overall, the performance and fuel economy of the Kia Forte make it the commuter's choice for student drivers and daily commuters in Marshall, TX.

Interior Technology and Comfort

Concerning interior technology, you can access connectivity and convenience features through the available 10.25-inch touchscreen. Through it, you can access and enjoy your favorite apps and media through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration using only your voice. You can also keep your smart device charged at all times through an optional wireless charging pad.

With comfort, the 2023 Kia Forte features optional heated and ventilated seats for optimized comfort on your drive. Further, you can use the 60/40 split-folding rear seats to open up the cargo area to fit your needs.

Drive Intelligently with Kia Drive Wise

As with most other new Kia models in Longview, TX, the new Kia Forte earns high accolades for its safety features and protective exterior. Through a recent redesign, the newest editions of this sedan all feature Kia Drive Wise Driver-Assist Technology to compliment the existing safety features. While many of the current safety measures of the Forte protect passengers from the damage of collisions, Kia Drive Wise technologies use special sensors to monitor traffic patterns as you drive through Gladewater. These applications can take control of various vehicle functions, as needed, applying brakes and steering in order to prevent major accidents. Standard Kia Drive Wise technologies include:

  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
  • Forward Collison Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist-Line (LKA-L)

Trim Levels of the 2023 Kia Forte

For 2023, the Kia Forte is offered in five trim levels. They consist of:

  • LX
  • LXS
  • GT-Line
  • GT
  • GT Manual

The base LX trim offers a 2.0-liter engine that offers 147 horsepower and comes mated with an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT). Further, the interior features an 8.0-inch touchscreen with a Rear-View Monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance. As standard, you can connect to your favorite apps with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Plus, the LX trim comes with Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology featuring Auto Emergency Braking and Lane Keeping Assist.

With the LXS trim, 16-inch alloy wheels are added as an option, along with 60/40 split-folding rear seats to store gear and supplies. Then the GT-Line trim adds more features and touches, including GT-Line body styling, sports seats, alloy pedals, and a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel. Further, the GT-Line adds LED Daytime Running Lights, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, and Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control, among others.

The performance GT trim delivers more performance with a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine that delivers 201 horse with a seven-speed automatic transmission. Other performance upgrades include a Sport-Tuned Rear Suspension, Sport Dual Exhaust, and LED headlights. Technology upgrades include a wireless phone charger as well as Smart Cruise Control.

The top-range GT Manual trim swaps the automatic transmission with a six-speed manual for great driver control. More addition include heated front seats along with a sunroof and a Harmon Kardon Premium Audio System.

Test Drive the Kia Forte Today!

We invite drivers all throughout Texas to come check out the new Kia Forte today at Peltier Kia Longview. Schedule a test drive and take a look at this midsize sedan up close and personal in Longview today. We look forward to meeting you!

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