2022 Kia Forte

Is the 2022 Kia Forte Fuel-Efficient?

Performance Features of the 2022 Kia Forte 

The 2022 Kia Forte has arrived to Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, MO! It boasts quite a few enhancements from the 2021 model year. For now, we give you an overview of the performance features of the 2022 Kia Forte. 

What Engines Options Does the 2022 Kia Forte Offer? 

The 2022 Kia Forte offers a choice of two engines. The 2.0-liter I4 Atkinson engine has an output of 147 hp and a torque rating of 132 lb. ft. This engine uses the Multi-Point Injection fuel injection system, which uses a separate fuel injector for each cylinder. Thus, there is no gas wastage, improving fuel efficiency. A compression ratio of 12.5:1 means that the engine squeezes energy from every drop of fuel. It is put together with an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT).  

The 201-hp 1.6-liter I4 Turbocharged engine features a torque rating of 195 lb.-ft. This engine uses a Gasoline Direct Injection fuel injection system, reducing fuel consumption and ensuring fewer emissions. Comparatively, this engine has a lower compression ratio of 10.0:1. It is combined with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission.  

2022 Kia Forte Engine
2022 Kia Forte Interior Dashboard

Read more: How Powerful Is the 2022 Kia Telluride? 

How Is the Fuel Economy of the 2022 Kia Forte? 

The 2022 Kia Forte has a fuel tank capacity of 14 gallons. The FE trim, equipped with the 2.0-liter engine, gains 31 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highway, and 35 mpg combined. On other trims, the 2.0-liter engine achieves 29 mpg in the city, 39 mpg on the highway, and 33 mpg combined. The 1.6-liter Turbo engine makes 27 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined. 

To learn more about the 2022 Kia Forte, visit us at Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, MO, or schedule a test drive today! You could also apply for a car loan with us!