2021 Forte5

2020 Kia Forte 5

Fuel Efficiency
8.0 / 6.0
City/Hwy (L/100km)

147 | 201
HP | lb. ft.


Feature Highlights

Blind Spot Detection System

Move with confidence. The available Blind Spot Detection System helps prevent collisions by monitoring your rear surroundings and alerting you when vehicles are approaching in your blind spot.1


In a vehicle that’s plenty roomy, the Forte5’s hatchback adds even more. With flexible cargo space and a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards, loading up your car is easier than ever.

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™

Your phone in your Forte5. With standard Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM systems, you can stay connected to your smartphone hands-free and access all your essential apps, control your music, answer texts, and more.TM 6,7.

Wireless phone charger

Wireless Phone Charger

No more cord clutter. With the available wireless cell phone charging pad, you’ll stay fully charged and tangle-free. It’s as easy as place and go.2

UVO Intelligence

UVO Intelligence™

A world of support, wherever you go. The revolutionary available UVO Intelligence™ system gives you the convienience of accessing diagnostics, starting your car, setting climate control, and more – all remotely via your smartphone.9

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Model Range


  • 2.0L MPI 4-cylinder engine
  • Intelligent Variable Transmission
  • 16″ Machine Finish Alloy Wheels
  • 5 seats
  • Blind spot detection system (BSD)2
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist1
  • Rear cross traffic alert (RCTA)2
  • Lane Keep Assist1
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM7,8
  • Wireless phone charger2
  • Heated front seats and steering wheel
  • Rear entre armrest
  • Satin chrome interior door handles

Well-equipped from



  • 1.6L-Turbo GDI
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 18″ alloy wheels with red accents
  • 5 seats


Adds to or upgrades from EX

  • Automatic Defog System
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • Front sport bucket seats
  • LED headlights
  • Power sunroof

Well-equipped from



  • 1.6L-Turbo GDI
  • 7-speed Dual Clutch Auto Transmission
  • 18″ alloy wheels with red accents
  • 5 seats


Adds to or upgrades from GT MT

  • 8” multimedia interface with integrated navigation3
  • UVO IntelligenceTM connected car services3,5
  • Paddle shifter drive modes
  • Drive Mode Select
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio6
  • Ambient mood lighting

Well-equipped from


GT Limited

  • 1.6L Turbo GDI
  • 7-speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission
  • 18″ alloy wheels with red accents
  • 5 seats


Adds to or upgrades from GT

  • Advanced forward collision-avoidance assist (FCA)2
  • Smart cruise control (SCC)2
  • 8″ multimedia interface with integrated navigation4
  • 4.2″ Supervision LCD/TFT instrument cluster
  • 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Heated rear seats

Well-equipped from


Exterior Color

Gravity Blue
Gravity Blue *
Available on All Trims
Steel Grey
Steel Grey *
Available on All Trims
Runway Red
Runway Red *
Available on All Trims
Snow White Pearl
Snow White Pearl *
Available on All Trims
Orange Delight
Orange Delight *
Available on GT MT, GT, GT Limited
Aurora Black
Aurora Black
Available on All Trims
Platinum Graphite
Platinum Graphite (P)
Available on All Trims

* Premium Paint

Interior Colours

Black Cloth
Available on EX
Black Leatherette & Cloth Covering
Available on GT MT, GT
Black Synthetic Leather
Available on GT Limited


16" Alloy Wheel
Available on EX
18" Alloy Wheel
Available on GT MT, GT, GT Limited


  1. Please note that your vehicle may not be equipped with all features described. This also applies to safety-related systems and functions. None of the features we describe are intended to replace the driver’s responsibility to exercise due care while driving and are not a substitute for safe driving practices. Some features may have technological limitations. For additional information regarding the various features, including their limitations and restrictions, please refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
  2. Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider. For wireless charging, certain smartphones may require a wireless charging-compatible case.
  3. When equipped with the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
  4. UVO Intelligence only available on select models and trims. Specific functionality may vary between models and trims. Destination Search is only available on vehicles with a navigation head unit. Certain functions are only accessible on the smartphone app and/or customer web portal and/or in-vehicle head unit. Service is free for the first five years from the day the vehicle was first registered for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 models. For model year 2021 onward the free trial period is three years. Monthly subscription may be applicable after the free period. Please consult your dealer for details.
  5. SiriusXM satellite radio service includes a 3 month trial and is available in the 10 provinces and three territories of Canada, and the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. Monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months.
  6. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
  7. Apple, the Apple logo, CarPlay, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
  8. Google, Google Play, Google Maps, and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc.
  9. The Kia 5-year/100,000-km warranty includes various warranties and roadside assistance. Some restrictions apply. For more information call us at 1-877-542-2886 or visit to kia.ca.
  10. Some restrictions apply. For more information call us at 1-877-542-2886 or visit to kia.ca. Some features may vary. All information contained herein was accurate and correct at the time of publishing. Kia Canada Inc. reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice, and without any obligations as to colours, materials, specifications, features, accessories, packages, models and any applicable programs. Some vehicles shown may include optional equipment or may not be exactly as shown. Kia Canada Inc., by the publication and dissemination of this material, does not create any warranties, either expressed or implied, to any Kia products. See your Kia dealer or website for further details. Reproduction of the contents of this material without the expressed written approval of Kia Canada Inc. is prohibited. © Copyright Kia Canada Inc.