Often called the “right-sized” sedan, the Kia Forte is back for the 2021 model year, bringing the perfect features and value for every driver. This compact sedan brings some of the best design and features found within its class, all for a price that shoppers can’t ignore.
For 2021 the Kia Forte is offered in FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, and GT trim grades, with a starting manufacturer suggested price of $17,890. The 2021 Forte is set to arrive at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey shortly, so keep reading below to see why the 2021 Kia Forte is your perfect match.
As we said above, the 2021 Kia Forte is one of the most affordable new vehicles on the market and its value is unmatched by any competitors. With five trim levels available, two engine options, three transmission systems, and nine available safety systems, the Forte brings its all to shoppers around Tampa Bay.
Beneath the hood of the base 2021 Forte FE is a 2.0-liter I4 engine with 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque on tap. The Forte FE is fitted with a standard 6-speed manual transmission or an available Intelligent Variable Transmission with Sportmatic®. The Forte GT is equipped with a 201-horsepower 1.6-liter turbo I4 engine, which can be paired to a 7-speed DCT transmission or 6-speed manual transmission.
Driver assistance and safety are two key priorities in the 2021 Kia Forte as shown by the vehicle’s lineup of standard and available systems. Each model in the Forte lineup is equipped with Forward Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist-Line, and Driver Attention Warning. The Forte EX, GT-Line, and GT add Blind Spot Collision Warning with Lane Change Assist and Rear-Cross Traffic Collision Warning to their lists of standard safety technology. The Forte GT is available with the most safety features in the lineup, offering Smart Cruise Control and Parking Distance Warning – Reverse as available add-on options.
For more information on the 2021 Kia Forte and its arrival in New Port Richey, FL, contact a member of the Friendly Kia team today.