08/18/20 ID: 16504


The 2021 Forte is a carry-over in its third year since the model’s complete redesign for 2019. Right-sized, tremendous value, excellent design and a trim for every driver, the Forte continues to be one of the compact sedan segment’s best offerings.


  • Trim Levels/Pricing1 – MSRP (excludes $995 destination)
    • FE 2.0L I4 (M/T):
    • FE 2.0L I4 i-VT:
    • LXS 2.0L I4:  
    • GT-Line 2.0L I4: 
    • EX 2.0L I4:  
    • GT 1.6T I4 (M/T):
    • GT 1.6T I4 DCT:
  • Engines: 
    • 2.0-liter I-4: 
147 horsepower/132 lb.-ft. torque
    • 1.6-liter turbo I-4:   
201 horsepower/195 lb.-ft. torque 
  • Fuel Economy – EPA-est. MPG: (city/highway/combined)2
    • FE (M/T):
    • FE i-VT:                               
    • LXS:  
    • GT-Line: 
    • EX:
    • GT (M/T):
    • GT DCT: 
  • Available Driver Assistance Features 
    • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)3:
      • Std: All trims 
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)3:
      • Std: All trims
    • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)3
      • Std: All trims
    • Lane Keeping Assist-Line (LKA-Line)4:  
      • Std: All trims
    • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)5
      • Std: All trims
    • Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) with Lane Change Assist (LCA)4
      • Std: EX, GT-Line, GT
    • Rear-Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)4
      • Std: EX, GT-Line, GT
    • Smart Cruise Control (SCC)4
      • Opt: GT
    • Parking Distance Warning – Reverse (PDW-R)4
      • Opt: GT
  • Dimensions: (in.) 
    • Overall Length:
182.7 in.
    • Overall Width:
70.9 in.
    • Overall Height:
56.5 in.
    • Wheelbase:
106.3 in.
    • Cargo Capacity:
15.3 cu.-ft.



1 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer charges.  Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.

2 Based on EPA estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.

3 Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist and Forward Collision Warning are not substitutes for proper and safe driving, and may not detect every object in front of the vehicle. Always drive safely and use caution.

4 These systems are not substitutes for proper and safe driving, parking, and/or backing-up procedures. Always drive safely and use caution. These systems may not detect every object behind or alongside the vehicle or in the vehicle’s blindspot or direction of travel.

5 Driver Attention Warning is not a substitute for safe driving and may not detect all instances of inattentive driving practices. Failure to pay attention to travel conditions and vehicle operation could result in loss of vehicle control. Always drive safely and use caution.