Kia, the Korean automaker, for 2022, has freshened its Forte compact car with great styling and more tech. That is to keep it in competition with new entrants such as the new 2022 Honda Civic and the updated 2022 Volkswagen Jetta.
Kia Forte Styling Updates
For the Kia Forte, there are styling updates that include a revised upper grille. It is narrower than before. There are also updating exterior lighting elements, reworked front, and rear bumpers, plus new wheel designs, and a newly available truck lid spoiler. The new LED fog lamps are recessing into the lower grille on the GT and GT-Line trims. In addition, those models also do come with unique LED taillights.
Styling updates for the Forte this year include a revised upper grille that’s narrower than before as well as updated exterior lighting elements, reworked front, and rear bumpers, new wheel designs, and a newly available trunk lid spoiler. On GT and GT-Line trims, new LED fog lamps are recessing into the lower grille; those models also come with unique LED taillights.
Console Design, Upholstery and Infotainment System
The Forte, inside, is upgrading with a new center console design. The old manual parking brake has been replacing with an electronic one. This frees up more space for storage. Now, it’s an option for faux-leather upholstery. So is the rear-seat USB port for charging smartphones. There is an 8.0-inch infotainment system which is still standard. It also now includes a wireless Apple CarPlay and an Android Auto connectivity. There is a larger 10.3-inch display that is now optional. It does come with in-dash navigation.
In fact, Forte’s safety credibility had also seen with what is considering a bump for 2022 as several of its available driver-assistance features are upgraded this year. Moreover, the basics included automated emergency braking and the lane-keeping assist which were already standard. The lane would follow the assist feature joins the spec sheet this year. Upgraded was the car’s automating emergency braking system. It would watch for both pedestrians and bicyclists also for the rear cross-traffic alert system. This now can also apply the driver appears to be backing into an obstacle.