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Why Buy from Great Lakes Kia?

At Great Lakes Kia, we are dedicated to providing all of our customers with an exceptional experience. Our knowledgeable and helpful staff members can answer any questions you might have about buying or leasing a new Forte to drive all over Dublin, OH. Whenever your vehicle needs service, you can count on the expert technicians at our Service Center will take outstanding care of your vehicle.


The Forte comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The engine is paired with a standard IVT (intelligent variable transmission). The GT and GT Manual trims have a 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine with 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. If you are looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle to save money on gas, the Forte is an outstanding option, with a standard city fuel economy of 30 miles per gallon and a standard highway fuel economy of 41 miles per gallon.


If you want a sedan that can turn heads in Gahanna, the Forte is an excellent option. The Forte boasts an intense grille and sleek headlights, which make an unforgettable first impression. A variety of wheel options let you further customize the appearance of your Forte, including available 18-inch alloy wheels. Inside, the Forte offers plenty of comforts. Available sport seats with SynTex and Cloth Seat trim and an available leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel help make every drive feel relaxing.

Tech and Safety Features

The Forte comes standard with an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment display which makes it easy to control vehicle settings, navigation, audio, and more. The highest three trim levels have a 10.25-inch touchscreen display. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are standard, making it easy to connect your smartphone to the infotainment system. Available dual-zone auto climate control lets every passenger feel comfortable no matter what the weather is like in Westerville, OH.

The Forte also comes standard with Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology. This suite of standard safety features includes Auto Emergency Braking technology, Lane Following Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and Rear Occupant Alert

Trim Levels

With five trim levels, it is easy to find the right Forte model for you. Here are the Forte trim levels:

  • LX: Comes standard with 2.0-liter four-cylinder 147-horsepower engine and IVT
  • LXS: Adds 16-inch alloy wheels and 60/40 split folding rear seats
  • GT-Line: Adds GT-Line body styling, sport seats with SynTex and cloth seat trim, and alloy sport pedals
  • GT: Adds 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged 201-horsepower engine
  • GT Manual: Adds sunroof and six-speed manual transmission

Take a Kia Forte on a Test Drive Today

Does a Kia Forte sound like your ideal car to drive all over Ohio? Then you should visit Great Lakes Kia and take one on a test drive. A test drive is the best way to find out if a new Forte is the right car for you. On your test drive, you can see for yourself how a Forte handles on the road and which features you like most. To schedule your test drive, contact us today!