2021 Kia Forte Engine Power & Performance Ratings
How Much Horsepower Does the 2021 Kia Forte Output?
Sedans are valued by many car shoppers because of their responsive handling and drivability. How much horsepower does the 2021 Kia Forte output? What engine options are available for this sedan? Below, we’ve broken down the powertrain options and performance ratings of the 2021 Kia Forte.
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Within the trim level lineup of the 2021 Kia Forte, drivers will find two available engine options to choose from. The 2021 Forte is available in FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT. FE models come standard wit ha four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine with 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes standard with either a standard, six-speed manual transmission system or an optional continuously variable automatic transmission system.
The 2021 Kia Forte GT comes standard with a unique engine option, a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine that’s attached to a standard seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission system or an optional six-speed manual transmission. This engine is capable of producing up to 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque, making it the perfect choice for performance-oriented drivers.
Notable Features Available for the 2021 Kia Forte
2021 Kia Forte Technology Features
- 8 in. Touchscreen Display
- Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Smartphone Integration
- Lane Departure Warning
- Driver Attention Warning
2021 Kia Forte Comfort Features
- Selectable Driving Modes
- Heated Exterior Mirrors
- Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
- Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Shopping for a 2021 Kia Forte in or around Fort Worth, TX? Moritz Kia has multiple locations in the area and can help you find a 2021 Forte model that’s right for you. Browse through our online inventory right here on our website and explore our current selection of 2021 Kia Forte models that we currently have in stock.