2021 Kia Forte Configurations Guide

November 29th, 2021 by
2020 Kia Forte GT2

Looking to add some excitement to your Mascoutah travels? When you drive home in a new Kia Forte, you can upgrade your ride without exceeding your budget! The 2021 Kia Forte configurations offer something to suit every driver in Smithton, with the most entry-level FE trim starting at a mere $17,890 MSRP while offering up 147 hp, Lane Departure Warning, and other enticing features.

Which of the Kia Forte configurations is the best fit for you? Read on with Auffenberg Kia to discover whether you’ll prefer the Kia Forte LXS, the Kia Forte GT-Line, or something else.

Kia Forte Configurations and MSRPs

Pricing for the 2021 Kia Forte configurations ranges from $17,890 MSRP to $23,390 MSRP. Within this sensible price range, you’ll find all sorts of exciting features and options for any budget. In total, there are six Kia Forte trims to select from. Explore the starting price of each configuration below to get started on your build:

  • 2021 Kia Forte FE: $17,890 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia Forte LXS: $19,390 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia Forte GT-Line: $20,490 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia Forte EX: $23,090 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia Forte GT: $22,790 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia Forte GT Manual: $23,390 MSRP

No matter which trim you prefer, there’s a way to save when you take advantage of our ongoing new Kia specials at Auffenberg Kia.

Key Features for Each Kia Forte Configuration

All six of the Kia Forte trims offer up a spacious interior equipped with an impressive list of features and amenities. Depending on the configuration you choose, the standard features found in your new Kia Forte will vary. You can explore the key features for each Kia Forte configuration below, noting that each trim builds off of and adds to the trim before it:

2021 Kia Forte FE: 

  • 147-hp 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine
  • 8-inch touchscreen display with rearview camera
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Lane Departure Warning

2021 Kia Forte LXS: 

  • Intelligent Variable Automatic Transmission
  • Drive Mode Select (DMS)
  • 16-inch machine finish alloy wheels
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat

2021 Kia Forte GT-Line: 

  • GT-Line sport grille and side sills
  • Gloss black rear spoiler
  • Blind-spot collision warning
  • Front fog lights

2021 Kia Forte EX: 

  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • UVO link with touchscreen navigation
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support

2021 Kia Forte GT:

  • 7-speed quick shift DCT automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • 201-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine
  • LED headlights
  • Sport-tuned suspension and dual exhaust

2021 Kia Forte GT Manual: 

  • Power sunroof
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Rear parking sensors

Will the sensibilities of the Kia Forte LXS or the athleticism of the Kia Forte GT-Line appeal to you more? See them in person at Auffenberg Kia! Our dealership is a quick trip from Trenton.

Drive Home in a New Kia Forte Today

Ready to bring your preferred Kia Forte trim level home to Mascoutah? Contact us or stop by our showroom in Shiloh when you’re ready to move forward. We can pair you with a flexible leasing or financing plan and provide a competitive offer on your trade-in vehicle.


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