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Trim Levels of the 2020 Kia Forte

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The 2020 Kia Forte has a brand new modern design with superior features that make it stand out among the competition. The new trim levels give drivers a variety of standard to premium quality comfort and technological features. The 2020 Kia Forte trim levels offered are the FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, and the GT. Not sure which trim level is the best fit for you? You can compare all of the trim levels below, or visit us and test drive any Forte trim level at World Car Kia North today!

The FE Trim

The FE trim is the Forte’s base model. The FE has a 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP. The LXS, GT-Line, and EX trims also all run on this engine. This engine is paired with a 6-Speed manual transmission. Additionally, the FE trim has these features that are customary throughout all of the upper trim levels:

·         Cruise Control with steering wheel controls

·         Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ integration

·         8” Touch-screen Display

·          Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance

·         Auto Emergency Breaking Technology

·         Auto Headlights


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The LXS Trim

If you want to level up and upgrade a few interior and exterior features, this trim is a good fit for you. The LXS has the same engine and horsepower as the FE, but the transmission is upgraded to the Intelligent Variable Automatic Transmission (IVT). This trim also offers these ugrades:

·         16” Machine Finish Alloy Tires

·         60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seats

·         Drive Mode Select (DMS)

The GT-Line Trim

The GT-Line trim is equipped with the same features and engine capabilities as the LXS trim. It also adds these features:

·         17” Graphite Finish Alloy Wheels

·         Sport Seats with SOFINO and Cloth Seat Trim

·         D-Shaped Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel

·         Blind-Spot Detection Technology

·         Available sunroof

·         Smart Key with Push-Button Start

The EX Trim

The EX trim includes all of the technological and convenience features that you love. With these additional features and upgrades:

·         Power Driver Seat

·         Heated and Ventilated Front Seats

·         SmartTrunk

·         Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control

·         UVO eServices plus Voice Recognition

The GT Trim

Finally, the GT upgrades the engine to a 1. 6L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 201HP. With a 7-speed dual clutch transmission, these upgrades are sure to beat your expectations. Additional features of the GT trim include:

·         Steering Wheel Paddle Shifters

·         LED headlights

·         18” Two-Tone Alloy Wheels

·         GT Exterior with Sport Grille, Side Sills, and Rear Spoiler

      You may also see a GT-MT trim, which is the GT trim that has a manual transmission for those that prefer such a vehicle.


This comparison should give you an idea of what is a good fit for you, but if you need extra assistance, stop by World Car Kia North near Cibolo today!


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