What’s the difference between the LX and EX trim levels on the 2016 Kia Forte?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte on Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 3:16 pm
2016 Kia Forte Trim Levels

2016 Kia Forte Trim Levels

The 2016 Kia Forte is a compact car. It is available in two trim levels, the LX and the EX. Now that might not sound too exciting, so let’s take a closer look. Not only does this car offer a lot of great standard features and a really comfortable cabin, but it also comes in a choice of sedan, hatchback and coupe. And you can get all of that at a great price to boot! Let’s take a closer look at the 2016 Kia Forte Trim Levels.

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The LX is the base trim level for the 2016 Kia Forte. But don’t let that term “base” mislead you! This trim level offers a lot of options both standard and available. In standard options it boasts Bluetooth and USB connectivity. In the available options category, it has high-end features like xenon headlights, selectable steering assist and even keyless ignition.

The cabin is known for its comfort and if you are interested in making it more comfortable then heated rear seats are an available option. The LX has a 1.6L engine and 145 horsepower and a 6-speed manual transmission.Kia Forte_Sedan_EX_interior_o


The 2016 Kia Forte EX has a 2.0L engine with 173 horsepower and a 6-speed automatic transmission. This trim level offers many features standard that are also available at the LX trim level.

In addition to this, there are more available features in the premium package at this trim level. For example, some standard features are – touch- screen audio display, tweeter speakers and rear camera display. Seat trim at this level is knit and woven, with leather seat trim available in the premium package. As is a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob. A heated steering wheel is available in the premium package.

The 2017 Kia Forte has been announced and promises more great value. If you aren’t sure which option suits you best, why not come by for a test drive?

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