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What are the trim levels of the 2020 Kia Forte?

Trim level features of the 2020 Kia Forte

You’re attracted to the 2020 Kia Forte and we can’t blame you, but what trim level is right for you. We can provide the answers you need as we go through all the trim level features of the 2020 Kia Forte. Many of you are also asking about the 2020 Kia Forte GT, and we can fill you in on those details as well.

2020 Kia Forte blue front view in a garageTrim levels of the 2020 Kia Forte

Before we can tell you all about the trim levels, it will be helpful if you understand the trim level lineup.

It begins with the base FE trim and goes up from there with the LXS, GT-Line, EX, and the top GT. Don’t confuse the GT-Line with the GT. They are both separate trims.

Performance features of the 2020 Forte GT

2020 Kia Forte infotainment screen with Android AutoWhat comes standard on the 2020 Kia Forte?

The base FE trim already gives you a lot to love. It comes with a manual transmission but provides an intelligent variable transmission option that comes standard on all other trims but the GT. You also get a 2.0-liter engine, 15-inch steel wheels, cloth seats, and an 8-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

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In true Kia fashion, that’s not all. In addition to that already long list of features, you get other features like remote keyless entry, power windows, cruise control, forward collision avoidance, lane keep assist, and more all standard.

Features of the rest of the Kia Forte trim level lineup

For the rest of the lineup, we’ve broken down the key features so that you know what extra stuff you get at each trim level. This will help you zero in on what trim level is right for you. Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the features you need!


  • 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seats
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip
  • 16-Inch Alloy Wheels


  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Alert
  • Push Button Start
  • 6-Speakers
  • Sport Black Cloth Seats
  • 17-Inch Wheels


  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • 10-Way Power Adjustable Seat
  • SOFINO Seat Trim


  • 6-Liter Turbo Engine
  • High Beam Assist
  • 18-Inch Wheels
  • LED Headlights
  • 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission
  • Available Manual Transmission

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