2021 Kia Forte Trim Levels

May 5th, 2021 by

2021 Kia Forte driving on a dirt road

What are the Kia Forte trim options for the 2021 model year? All told, you have six choices: FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, GT, and GT Manual. Learn more about each of these compelling 2021 Kia Forte trim levels now with Pride Kia of Lynn, then shop our new Forte inventory online to find yours and explore our current Kia Forte lease deals! We here at Pride Kia of Lynn are excited to help you find and finance the new Kia compact sedan of your dreams sometime soon.

Kia Forte FE – $17,890

Though this is the entry-level 2021 Kia Forte trim level, it’s hardly basic. Here are some features that are standard on the Forte FE:

  • 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine with 147 hp
  • 6-speed manual transmission 
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist-Line
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Body-color door handles and mirror caps
  • Solar control glass
  • Daytime running lamps
  • 15-inch steel wheels
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® 
  • Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Cruise control
  • Power windows with drive one-touch auto-down
  • …And more!

Kia Forte LXS – $19,390

The Kia Forte LXS builds on the features of the base model with the following additional amenities:

  • Black Gloss Sport Bumper Accents
  • Intelligent Variable Transmission with Sportmatic® 
  • Soft-Touch upper door panels
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • …And more!

Kia Forte GT-Line – $20,490

Looking for even more sporty touches? The Kia Forte GT-Line might be right for you, thanks to these additions:

  • Smart Trunk™ 
  • Black Gloss outside mirrors
  • Sport grille and side sides with Black Gloss accents
  • Sport steering wheel with white contrast-stitching
  • Sport seats with SOFINO imitation leather
  • Perimeter approach lighting
  • Heated outside mirrors
  • Front fog lights
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • ..And more!

Kia Forte EX – $23,090

Looking for a more luxurious Kia Forte trim level? The Forte EX might just be perfect for you! Here are some of its features and highlights:

  • Power sunroof
  • UVO Link with voice-command navigation
  • 17-inch Graphite-Finish alloy wheels
  • Fi™ 320-watt sound system with 8 speakers and an integrated subwoofer
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control and rear A/C vents
  • Illuminated glove box
  • LED interior lighting
  • Heated front seats
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • …And more!

Kia Forte GT – $22,790

The Kia Forte GT is different from other 2021 Kia Forte trim levels, most notably the Kia Forte GT-Line. Whereas the Kia Forte GT-Line offers some aesthetic features that are similar to that of the Kia Forte GT, the more-upmarket Kia Forte GT is worth upgrading for, especially if you desire turbocharged power. This trim offers most EX trim features plus other amenities like:

  • Turbocharged 1.6L inline 4-cylinder engine with 201 hp
  • 7-speed Dual-Clutch automatic transmission
  • Sport Grille
  • Sport Side Sills with Black Gloss accents
  • Black Gloss rear trunk lid spoiler and outside mirrors
  • Sport seats with SOFINO imitation leather
  • …And more!

Kia Forte GT Manual – $23,390

Customers often ask us, “Is there a Kia Forte manual transmission available?” The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Not only that, the Kia Forte GT Manual is the most upmarket of the Kia Forte trim options, boasting everything in the GT trim, plus:

  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Power sunroof
  • Fi™ 320-watt sound system with 8 speakers and an integrated subwoofer
  • Parking Distance Warning-Reverse
  • Wireless phone charging 
  • Supervision Meter Cluster 2ith 4.2-inch Thin Film Transistor LCD display
  • …And more!

Find Your Perfect 2021 Kia Forte Trim Level Today at Pride Kia of Lynn!

Ready to learn more about the new 2021 Kia Forte trim levels? Curious which of the Kia Forte trim options is best for your needs or budget? Contact us to learn more or utilize our online payment calculator now! Also be sure to compare the Forte vs. Honda Civic with our team as well.

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