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2023 Kia Forte

MSRP Range: $19,690 - $25,090 Price range reflects Base MSRP for various trim levels, not including options or fees.

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Is the Kia Forte a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2023 Forte both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.9 out of 10. Edmunds’ consumer reviews show that the 2023 Forte gets an average rating of 5 stars out of 5 (based on 55 reviews) What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the Forte has 15.3 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Kia Forte. Learn more

What's new in the 2023 Kia Forte?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2023 Kia Forte:

  • Minor changes to optional and standard feature availability
  • Last year's FE trim is renamed the LX trim
  • Part of the third Forte generation introduced for 2019
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Is the Kia Forte reliable?

To determine whether the Kia Forte is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the Forte. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Forte's 5-star average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2023 Kia Forte a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2023 Kia Forte is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2023 Forte and gave it a 7.9 out of 10. Our consumer reviews show that the 2023 Forte gets an average rating of 5 stars out of 5 (based on 55 reviews). Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2023 Forte is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2023 Kia Forte?

The least-expensive 2023 Kia Forte is the 2023 Kia Forte LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $19,690.

Other versions include:

  • LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT) which starts at $19,690
  • LXS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT) which starts at $20,190
  • GT-Line 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT) which starts at $21,890
  • GT 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) which starts at $24,390
  • GT 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6M) which starts at $25,090
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What are the different models of Kia Forte?

If you're interested in the Kia Forte, the next question is, which Forte model is right for you? Forte variants include LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT), LXS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT), GT-Line 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT), and GT 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM). For a full list of Forte models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more