2023 Kia Forte in Antigonish, Nova Scotia

2023 Kia Forte in Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Effortlessly grab the attention of the onlookers while driving the new 2023 Kia Forte, which is pushing the limit to be one of the most advanced and dynamic cars in its class. Its standard connectivity options and state-of-the-art amenities promise an equal part of luxury, convenience and comfort. Exclusively available on the Kia Forte GT and GT Limited, the 1.6-Litre turbo engine complements its sturdy look to deliver a sturdy and sporty performance. Moreover, Kia promises a safer journey with the 2023 Forte, equipped with advanced safety features and driver assistance technologies, including a blind-spot monitoring system and lane keep assisting. Find out more about the top-notch features of the new 2023 Kia Forte here at Strait-Way Kia in Antigonish, NS.


Elegant Exterior Design

With LED daytime running lights, body-coloured side view mirrors, aeroblade wipers and a wide range of alloy wheel designs and signs, the 2023 Forte promises a sophisticated and smooth on-road performance. Available on the Forte GT-Line and GT Limited, the red accent radiator grille with black high glossy air intake speaks of luxury and elegance.

Wide Exterior Colour Options

When purchasing the new Forte at Strait-Way Kia, choose your favourite colour from the available eight refreshing exterior paint colour options. Please note that the availability of the following exterior colours may vary depending on the trim level;

  • Aurora Black
  • Hyper Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Orange Delight
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Grey
  • Radiant Red
Specifications 2023 Kia Forte GT-Line
Length – mm/in 4,640 / 182.6
Width – mm/in 1,800 / 70.9
Height – mm/in 1,435 / 56.5
Wheelbase – mm/in 2,700 / 106.3
Minimum Ground Clearance – mm/in 135 / 5.3

Generous Cargo Area

Planning a road trip? Take all your belongings with you as the new Kia Forte embraces a generous cargo space. You can create additional space for keeping your groceries, luggage and travel accessories by folding down the 60/40 split-folding rear seats that come standard on all trim levels.

Comfortable Seating Space

Stay cozy and warm while driving the 2023 Kia Forte in Canadian winter as it comes equipped with heated steering wheels and heated front seats on all trim levels. Heated rear seats and air-cooled front seat options are also available with the Kia Forte GT-Line and GT Limited.

Power Sunroof

Heighten the adventure quotient with the exclusively available power sunroof on Forte EX+, EX Premium, GT-Line and GT Limited. Just slide it with the button near the rear mirror and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and natural lighting.

Specifications 2023 Kia Forte GT-Line
Headroom – mm (front/rear) 985 / 952
Hip room – mm (front/rear) 1,346 / 1,298
Legroom – mm (front/rear) 1,073 / 906
Shoulder room – mm (front/rear) 1,425 / 1,405
Passenger Volume – L/cu.ft. 2,718 / 96.0

Harman Kardon Sound System

Available on Kia Forte GT Limited, the Harman Kardon premium sound system makes running errands or your weekend getaways more fun by delivering cutting-edge and high-definition sound quality.

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connectivity

Connect your compatible iOS or Android smartphones wirelessly with the standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration system. It offers easy access to a pool of in-vehicle streaming apps, including Google Assistant and Google Maps. The seamless integration lets you enjoy your favourite music, audiobooks, podcasts and online radio channels.

Wireless Charging

Never run out of your phone battery with the 2023 Forte, as it comes equipped with a wireless charging pad located near the front console. Simply place your compatible smartphone and enjoy instant wireless charging, as it eliminates the need for carrying tangled and long charging cables.


Elevated Engine Efficiency

Promising maximum power, both the 2.0-litre multi-point injection (MPI) engine and 1.6-litre turbo gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine delivers exceptional on-road performance. Available on the GT Limited, the 1.6-litre turbo GDI engine produces 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque to ensure a steady and well-balanced driving experience complemented by premium quality 18-inch wheels.

Smooth On-Road Performance

To ensure you switch between different gears easily, the 2023 Kia Forte is available with paddle shifters. It also promises a smoother and sportier driving experience with MacPherson struts, twintube shock absorbers and a top-notch four-sensor, four-channel braking system.

Specifications 2023 Kia Forte EX+ 2023 Kia Forte GT Limited
Engine Type 2.0L Multi-Point Injection (MPI) 1.6L Turbo GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection)
Horsepower 147 201
Torque (lb-ft) 132 195
Transmission Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) 7-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic
Fuel Economy – L/100km (city/hwy) 7.9 / 5.9 8.7 / 6.6

Advanced Safety System

To ensure maximum on-road safety, the all-new 2023 Kia Forte has an advanced safety system that offers various driver assistance technologies to keep you and everyone on the road safe and protected against potential collisions. Available safety features include;

  • Blind Spot Detection System
  • Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane Follow Assist
  • Hill-Assist Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Highway Drive Assist

Safety Airbags

In case of a collision or accident, the standard six safety airbags inflate automatically and immediately to protect you against serious injuries. These airbags are available on the advanced front, side curtains and front side seats.


Shop for new and pre-owned Kia vehicles at Strait-Way Kia, an all-inclusive car dealership near you. We provide reliable financing and leasing options to help you bring home your favourite Kia vehicle without much stress or hassle. At Strait-Way Kia, our team of skilled technicians, sales executives, and product specialists provide maximum customer satisfaction with a wide range of certified services and unbiased consultation. Book an appointment or visit our showroom in Antigonish, NS, to explore all our exclusive offers and protection packages.