Kia Forte in Wausau, Wisconsin

The Kia Forte: a Bold Compact Sedan

Discover the 2022 Kia Forte for Sale in Wausau

With its eye-catching style and impressive powertrain options, the new Kia Forte is sure to make every drive more enjoyable. You can enhance your daily commute with this sedan's comfort-driven features and high-end technology. Plus, you're sure to turn heads with its power and performance. Learn more about everything the new Kia Forte has to offer before visiting Kocourek Kia today.

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Performance & Capability

The new Forte allows you to command the roads ahead with a variety of powertrain options. The standard model comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. This powertrain works alongside an intelligent continuously variable transmission (IVT) to provide you with smooth and responsive shifting. However, you'll find even more power when you opt for the upgraded turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder setup that moves 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. This engine is compatible with either a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters or an available six-speed manual setup. This sporty model also gives driver enthusiasts access to a multi-link rear suspension and a sport-tuned dual exhaust.


When you get behind the wheel of the new Forte, you can expect to turn heads with its bold exterior styling. Alongside its new front grille design and enhanced LED headlights, you'll find impressive wheel designs, including 16-, 17-, and 18-inch options. Meanwhile, the available hands-free smart trunk gives you convenient access to 15.3 cubic feet of cargo space. You can bring along all the extra luggage you need with the Forte and its Best-in-Class cargo room. Plus, your passengers can relax comfortably in spacious seating and soft-touch materials. For easier loading, you can use the 60/40 split-folding rear seats to create a more versatile space.

You'll find a variety of sporty upgrades when you opt for the GT or GT-Line trim levels, including a leather-wrapped steering wheel and exclusive seating with unique contrast stitching. Meanwhile, you can explore other luxurious features, including a power sunroof, dual-zone automatic temperature control, and a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support.

Trim Levels

The 2022 Kia Forte is available in four different trim levels, each offering a unique driving experience. As you explore the lineup, you'll find a variety of enhanced features, high-end technology, and upgraded amenities. These trim levels include:

  • Forte FE
  • Forte LXS
  • Forte GT-Line
  • Forte GT


No matter where your travels take you, the new Forte helps keep you connected along the way. You'll find a user-friendly infotainment interface on an 8.0- or 10.25-inch touchscreen display. Plus, you can connect your smartphone wirelessly with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration for easy access to your messages, podcasts, and turn-by-turn navigation. Meanwhile, you'll want to keep an eye out for other standard and available features, including a premium Harmon Kardon audio system, built-in navigation, and wireless device charging.


The Forte sets a new standard for safety with its suite of driver assistance technology. You'll have access to Kia Drive Wise and its innovative features designed to keep you and your passengers safe on the Marshfield roads ahead. Whether you're tackling long stretches of interstate on a road trip or backing out of a tight parking space, these features will help you drive with confidence. Some of these features include:

  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert with Auto-Braking Avoidance
  • Blind Spot Detection and Avoidance Technology
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Auto Emergency Braking

Learn More at Kocourek Kia

If you're interested in bringing home your own 2022 Kia Forte, we invite you to visit our dealership near Rhinelander today. We offer a wide selection of new and used Kia models perfect for your unique lifestyle and budget. Meanwhile, our experts can walk you through your purchasing and leasing options in our finance department.

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