The Kia Forte is a compact car manufactured by Kia Motors since 2008. The Kia Forte is known for its sleek design, tech-friendly features, and exceptional fuel economy. The 2021 Kia Forte comes in 6 available trim levels and offers loads of standard and optional features. In this article, we will explore all of the best features the Kia Forte has to offer.
The Kia Forte comes in two available engine options. First up is a 2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder engine. This engine puts out up to 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option is a Turbocharged 1.6L Inline 4-Cylinder engine. The turbocharged engine puts out up to 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The Kia Forte comes available in a 6-speed Manual Transmission, an Intelligent Variable Transmission with Sportmatic and a 7-Speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters While fuel economy on the Kia Forte can vary by engine and transmission type, the Forte can get up to an EPA-estimated 41 highway MPG!
The Kia Forte comes loaded with all the available technology you’d expect in a modern vehicle. This includes an 8” Touchscreen Display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth Wireless Technology. Drivers will have the choice of a 4-Speaker Audio System, 6-Speaker Audio System or the 8-Speaker Harman Kardon Premium Audio System with Integrated Subwoofer. Stay connected while on the road with a 12-volt power outlet, wireless phone charger and USB ports throughout the vehicle.
The interior of the Kia Forte offers many premium luxury options as well. You’ll get an available 10-way Power-Adjustable Drivers Seat, available heated and ventilated front seating and an available power sunroof. You’ll have the option of Woven Cloth Seat Trim, SOFINO Artificial Leather and Cloth Seat Trim, and SOFINO Artificial Leather Seat Trim. Depending on the trim level, you can get premium stitching, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather-wrapped gear shift.
The Kia Forte comes loaded with some state of the art available safety features. Features like Forward Collision Avoidance Assist, Blind Spot Collision Warning and Smart Cruise Control will help you to safely navigate the road ahead. Other features include an advanced airbag system, advanced high-strength steel reinforced body, a Traction Control System and Electronic Stability control. Maintain enhanced visibility with the rear-view backup camera and available LED headlights. All of these features have helped to make the 2021 Kia Forte an IIHS Top Safety Pick!
Pricing of the 2021 Kia Forte can vary based on trim level and available features. The Forte comes in six available trim levels, and the starting MSRP for each trim is listed below:
2021 Kia Forte FE – starting MSRP $17,890
2021 Kia Forte LXS – starting MSRP $19,390
2021 Kia Forte GT-Line – starting MSRP $20,490
2021 Kia Forte EX – starting MSRP $23,090
2021 Kia Forte GT – starting MSRP $22,790
2021 Kia Forte GT Manual – starting MSRP $23,390
Like all vehicles in the Kia lineup, the Kia Forte comes with the industry’s best warranty. New Kia customers get a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. You’ll also get a 5-year/60,000 mile basic limited warranty and roadside assistance.
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