There are many commuter-friendly cars in today’s automotive market. Within the sedan segment, two exciting options are the 2021 Kia Forte and 2021 Subaru Impreza. Wondering what the differences are between the 2021 Kia Forte vs the 2021 Subaru Impreza? Drivers can learn more about the trim level availability, engine specifications, performance ratings, and available technology features of these two models by viewing our breakdown below.
The 2021 Kia Forte is offered in FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT trims, while the 2021 Subaru Impreza is offered in Base, Premium, Sport and Limited trims. The most powerful engine available for the 2021 Kia Forte is a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine with 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The 2021 Subaru Impreza is powered by a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine which only generates 152 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Kia Forte
2021 Subaru Impreza
||Trim Level Availability
|8 in. Touchscreen Display
||6.5 in. Touchscreen Display
The interior technology features of the 2021 Kia Forte is worth noting. One major highlight is this sedan’s infotainment system, which comes standard with an eight-inch touchscreen display. While the 2021 Subaru Impreza also comes standard with an infotainment system, its touchscreen interface is only 6.5 inches.
A large selection of safety and security features are available for the 2021 Kia Forte, including: Rear door child safety locks, daytime running lights, a post-collision safety system, LATCH child seat anchors, dual front side-mounted airbags, a lane departure warning accident avoidance system, front and rear head airbags, stability control, an engine immobilizer, a remote anti-theft alarm system, tire pressure monitoring, dusk sensing headlamps and more.