2021 Kia Forte on the road

2021 Kia Forte: Choose the right trim for you!

2021 Kia Forte Trim Levels Comparison Guide

Are you on the lookout for an inexpensive compact sedan? Especially a sedan that is stylish, has superior performance, innovative technology, and exceptional quality. We believe the Kia Forte is the vehicle for you! Additionally, the Kia brand has made sure that the Forte has a trim for every driver. Thus, the 2021 Kia Forte is available in FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, GT, and GT Manual trim levels. Further, the 2021 Kia Forte is available with two engines: a 2.0-liter I-4 with 147 hp and 132 lb.-ft. of torque and a 1.6-liter turbo I-4 with 207 hp and 195 lb.-ft. of torque. Are you interested in learning all about 2021 Kia Forte and its trim levels? At Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau, we have put together a 2021 Kia Forte trim levels comparison guide.

Trim LevelFELXSGT-LineEXGTGT Manual
Starting MSRP$17,890$19,390$20,490$23,090$22,790$23,390
Engine2.0-liter I-42.0-liter I-42.0-liter I-42.0-liter I-41.6-liter turbo I-41.6-liter turbo I-4
HP/Torque (lb.-ft.)147/132147/132147/132147/132207/195207/195
City/Highway/Combined (mpg)27/37/3129/40/3329/40/3329/40/3327/35/3025/32/28
TransmissionIntelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission (DCT)6-Speed Manual Transmission
2021 Kia Forte Steering wheel and dashboard
2021 Kia Forte Rear

2021 Kia Forte Key Features and Highlights

With a spacious cabin and generous cargo space, the 2021 Kia Forte is perfect for your growing family or if you wish to entertain friends. Further, this dapper sedan comes with a standard 8-inch touchscreen with a Voice Command Navigation System that helps you navigate to your destination. It is also integrated with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. The Bluetooth® wireless technology hands-free connectivity also comes standard across trims. So, of course, you can talk to your loved ones or listen to your favorite music on the go.


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Apart from this, the 2021 Kia Forte comes with various Kia Drive Wise technology such as the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) and Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) to help avoid accidents and apply brakes in certain situations. The Smart Cruise Control (SCC) system uses radar sensors to detect vehicles in front of you under certain conditions, helping you slow down or accelerate. The Lane Keeping Assist helps you to stay in your lane.

Do you wish to experience the 2021 Kia Forte driving experience? Sign up for a test drive at Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau today!