Kia Forte Trim Options at Foster Kia

If you’re a city driver looking for a compact sedan with modern features and sporty performance, the 2023 Kia Forte could be just what you’re looking for. This vehicle is available in six different trim levels, allowing you to select the one that best meets your needs. With so many options available, determining which one is the best fit for you can be difficult. That’s why our Foster Kia team has done the research for you, breaking down each trim’s unique features and improvements over the previous model.

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The Forte LX is the starting point for this compact sedan’s lineup for the 2023 model year, offering a variety of standard features designed to make your drive comfortable and convenient. Outside, this trim has 15-inch steel wheels and a sleek black beltline trim. The LX has durable and comfortable cloth seats on the inside, as well as an 8-inch display audio system with a variety of entertainment and connectivity options.

2023 Forte LX Highlights:

  • 15-inch steel wheels
  • Black beltline trim
  • Cloth seats
  • 8-inch display audio

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If you’re thinking about buying a 2023 Kia Forte, the EX trim offers plenty of reasons to skip the LX model. This trim level includes a number of upgrades that improve the vehicle’s appearance as well as its functionality. There are 16-inch machined-finish alloy wheels, a gloss black grille, and LED positioning lights on the outside. The EX trim comes standard with a heated steering wheel and a sleek satin interior that provides both comfort and style. The EX includes a wireless phone charger, lane keep assist, a driver attention alert system, and forward collision-avoidance assist for added convenience and safety.

2023 Forte EX Highlighted Upgrades:

  • 16-inch machined-finish alloy wheels
  • LED positioning lights
  • Gloss black grille
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Rear centre armrest
  • Satin chrome interior
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Driver attention alert system
  • Forward collision-avoidance assist

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The EX+ trim level of the 2023 Kia Forte offers some notable additions for those looking to elevate their driving experience. The EX+ adds 17-inch alloy wheels to the EX trim, replacing the previous 16-inch wheels, for a more stylish and athletic appearance. The EX+ trim also includes LED headlights and taillights for improved visibility on the road. If you enjoy basking in natural light, you’ll appreciate the sunroof, which allows you to take in the breathtaking scenery of Ontario while driving down the highway.

2023 Forte EX+ Highlighted Upgrades:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights
  • LED taillights
  • Sunroof

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EX Premium

The EX Premium trim level of the 2023 Kia Forte is the pinnacle of luxury and performance, with cutting-edge technology and safety features that set it apart from other trims. The EX Premium includes dual-zone automatic climate control and satellite radio as standard, ensuring everyone has a comfortable ride while listening to their favourite music. The smart key with push-button start and Kia Connect enhance the driving experience even more. The EX Premium is one of the safest vehicles on the road thanks to features like smart cruise control, an electronic parking brake, and an obstacle-detecting driver window.

2023 Forte EX Premium Highlighted Upgrades:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Satellite Radio
  • Smart cruise control
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • Kia connect
  • Obstacle-detecting driver window

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The GT-Line is the top trim of the 2023 Kia Forte, with several sporty upgrades both inside and out. The exterior of the GT-Line includes, among other things, a black beltline trim, a red accent radiator grille, a rear spoiler, and LED fog lights. Sport seats, a sport steering wheel, and stainless steel pedals add to the sporty feel of the interior. All passengers will appreciate the heated rear seats and air-conditioned front seats. The GT-Line also includes a 10.25-inch multimedia interface and highway drive assist, which provide connectivity and safety on the road.

2023 Forte GT-Line Highlighted Upgrades:

  • Black beltline trim
  • Red accent radiator grille
  • Rear spoiler
  • LED fog lights
  • Sport seats 
  • Heated rear seats
  • Air-cooled front seats
  • Sport steering wheel
  • Stainless steel sport pedals
  • 10.25-inch multimedia interface
  • Highway Drive Assist

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GT Limited

The GT Limited is the highest level of trim available for the 2023 Forte, and it takes the GT-Line’s sporty style to the next level with additional updates that are sure to impress. The GT Limited has 18-inch sport alloy wheels and a dual muffler, giving it a more dynamic appearance and feel. The GT Limited’s interior features sport bucket seats made of high-quality synthetic leather that provide both comfort and security during even the most thrilling drives. The Harman Kardon premium audio system enhances the driving experience by providing an excellent soundtrack for your entire journey.

2023 Forte GT Limited Highlighted Upgrades:

  • 18-inch sport alloy wheels
  • Dual muffler
  • Synthetic leather seats
  • Front sport bucket seats
  • Harman Kardon premium audio system

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Find the Forte, and the rest of the great Kia lineup right here at Ontario’s Foster Kia. Visit our Scarborough location today to get started on your Kia journey.