Resembling its sports sedan sibling, the 2021 Kia Forte is hitting the streets of New Port Richey in style. The 2021 Kia Forte offers shoppers an attractive selection of customization options and features, all for a budget-friendly price. The 2021 Forte offers excellent fuel economy and a lineup of features that raise the price of many of its competitors. The easy-going Forte is every driver’s perfect match here at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL.
Shoppers considering the 2021 Kia Forte may want to know how it stacks up against the competition, so why not put it head-to-head with the 2021 Toyota Corolla? In this comparison guide, we’re seeing how the Forte sets itself apart from the competition while holding its place as the best choice for consumers.
2021 Kia Forte
2021 Toyota Corolla
|2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine
||1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine
|6-speed manual transmission or Intelligent Variable Transmission with Sportmatic®
||Continuously Variable Transmission
|147 horsepower | 132 pound-feet of torque
||139 horsepower | 126 pound-feet of torque
|8.0-inch touchscreen display
||7.0-inch touchscreen display
||SOFINO Artificial Leather Interior||Not Available
The 2021 Kia Forte is available in six distinct entries here in the Friendly Kia showroom. When Clearwater and St. Petersburg Kia shoppers stop by our dealership they’ll find the Forte FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, GT, and GT Manual variants starting off at a manufacturer suggested retail price of $17,890.
The base 2021 Forte knocks the competing 2021 Corolla out of the park with a base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed manual transmission. With this engine and manual gearbox in place the Forte delivers 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque, beating out the 139 horsepower produced by the competing Toyota.
Shoppers looking for a kicked-up performance that matches the Stinger-inspired sporty exterior of the 2021 Forte will want to opt for a Forte GT or Forte GT Manual. A turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine powers both of these Forte entries, delivering 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.
Standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ bring all of your favorite smartphone systems into the standard 8-inch infotainment system in the 2021 Kia Forte. Along with these, the infotainment center offers available Voice Command Navigation and SiriusXM® radio.
You can experience the 2021 Kia Forte near Clearwater and St. Petersburg today when you book a test drive at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL. Contact a member of our team to set up your Forte test drive today.