Kia is gearing up for an exciting year ahead as it announces the pricing for the 2024 Forte, accompanied by a host of mindful updates. This beloved compact sedan from Kia continues to offer reliability and innovation, making it an appealing choice for a wide range of drivers.
One of the standout features of the 2024 Forte is the re-packaged Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Notably, the GT-Line trim level now includes the impressive Front Collision Alert (FCA) Fusion. This cutting-edge technology combines Front Collision Alert-Cyclist (FCA-Cyc), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), Highway Driver Assist (HDA), and Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC). Please note that the GT-Line Tech Package is no longer available.
The 2024 Forte maintains its position with four distinct trim levels: LX, LXS, GT-Line, and GT. Each offers a unique set of features to cater to different driving preferences.
Here’s a breakdown of the pricing, with the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) excluding the $1,125 destination charge:
- LX: $19,790
- LXS: $20,290
- GT-Line: $22,290
- GT (6-speed manual transmission): $25,190
- GT (dual-clutch transmission): $24,490
Under the hood, the 2024 Forte offers two engine options:
- 2.0L DOHC D-CVVT multi-point injection (MPI) engine: 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque.
- 1.6L Turbo DOHC D-CVVT gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine: 201 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque.
Fuel economy figures, as estimated by the EPA, are as follows:
- 22 (6-Speed MT)
- 27 (7-Speed Dual Clutch)
- 30 (IVT; LX)
- 28 (IVT; LXS, GT-Line)
- 31 (6-Speed MT)
- 35 (7-Speed Dual Clutch)
- 41 (IVT; LX)
- 39 (IVT; LXS, GT-Line)
- 26 (6-Speed MT)
- 30 (7-Speed Dual Clutch)
- 34 (IVT; LX)
- 32 (IVT; LXS, GT-Line)
Moreover, the 2024 Forte boasts an array of Kia’s Advanced Driver Assistance Features, ensuring a safe and convenient driving experience. These features include Forward Collision Avoidance, Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance Assist with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist, Cruise Control, Smart Cruise Control, Driver Attention Warning, Highway Driving Assist, Lane Following Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Navigation Smart Cruise Control, Parking Distance Warning-Reverse, and Safe Exit Warning.
In terms of dimensions, the 2024 Forte measures as follows:
- Overall Length: 182.7 inches
- Overall Width: 70.9 inches
- Overall Height: 56.5 inches
- Wheelbase: 106.3 inches
The 2024 Kia Forte combines affordability, advanced technology, and a commitment to safety, making it a compelling choice for those in search of an all-around exceptional compact sedan. For more information on the 2024 Forte and to explore available options, visit your local Kia dealership or the official Kia website.