Drivers shopping for a new sedan have a large selection of cars to choose from, including the 2021 Kia Forte as well as the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta. Wondering what the most significant differences are between the 2021 Kia Forte vs the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta? Below, we’ve compared these two sedans in terms of trim level availability, technology features and internal space.
The 2021 Kia Forte and the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta are both offered in five trim levels. The 2021 Forte is offered in FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT trim levels, while the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta is available in S, SE, R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium trims. When comparing feature availability between these two trims, drivers may notice that the 2021 Forte comes standard with an infotainment system touchscreen that’s 1.5 inches larger than the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta.
2021 Kia Forte
2021 Volkswagen Jetta
||Trim Level Availability
|8 in. Touchscreen
||Standard Infotainment System
||6.5 in. Touchscreen
||Lane Keeping Assistance
Although the 2021 Kia Forte and the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta both come standard with a suite of driver assistance features, there are several differences in feature availability worth noting. For example, lane keeping assistance is a standard feature found in every 2021 Forte configuration, but can only be found in the higher trim levels of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta.
The 2021 Kia Forte also has the edge when it comes to internal space. The 2021 Forte features 111.3 cubic feet of interior volume, while the 2021 Jetta has 108.8 cubic feet of interior volume.
Exterior paint options available for the 2021 Kia Forte include: Aurora Black Pearl, Currant Red, Deep Sea Blue, Clear White, Fire Orange, Gravity Grey, Snow White Pearl and Silky Silver.