For more than 10 years the Kia Forte has been a front-runner in the Kia lineup. This classic Kia sedan brings in-demand technology, attractive street style, and a range of awards and accolades to back it up. For the 2021 model year, the Forte is offering two engine options and six available trim level options – FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, GT, and GT Manual.
2021 Kia Forte
2021 Honda Civic
||2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine
|132 pound-feet of torque
||138 pound-feet of torque
|1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine (201 horsepower)||Available Engine
||1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with turbocharger (174 horsepower)|
||Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™||Not available on base model
|15.3 cubic feet
||Trunk Space||15.1 cubic feet
|35.7 inches||Rear Legroom
The 2021 Kia Forte starts off at a manufacturer suggested retail price of $17,890, coming in much lower than the 2021 Honda Civic, which starts at $21,250. The Forte comes standard with a 147-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed manual transmission. Forte drivers can opt for an Intelligent Variable Transmission with Sportmatic® in place of the manual gearbox.
The 2021 Kia Forte GT and GT Manual trims will appeal to shoppers looking for an adrenaline rush every time they get behind the wheel. The 1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine in the GT and GT Manual variants generates 201 horsepower, outperforming the 174 horsepower produced by the Civic sedan’s top engine option.
The new 2021 Forte GT-Line trim falls in the middle of the Forte lineup and brings a bold style and attractive lineup of convenience features. The style upgrades and added technology make this Forte one to desire, bringing in features such as:
Find your new 2021 Kia Forte on the Friendly Kia lot in New Port Richey, FL. Contact a member of our team today for more information on this track-ready sedan.