Kia's spectacular sedan is getting a sporty addition to its lineup. The Kia Forte has long been the standard for elegant sedans at an exceptional price point. It is a beautifully loaded sedan that is priced for every driver to enjoy. Until now, that selection has excluded a sport-themed trim level. Say hello to the athletic 2020 Kia Forte GT. It comes in two variations. The GT Line and GT. This is the perfect solution to let you show off your muscle while cruising through Westbrook.

The GT Line is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter MPI four-cylinder, that pumps out 147 horsepower. It is matched with Kia's Intelligent Variable Transmission, a version of the traditional CVT. The fun comes in the form of the Kia Forte GT. It is packed with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, that drills out 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. It comes with front-wheel drive standard, and a six-speed manual transmission. But you'll want to check out the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission operated through the steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

But that is just the cosmetics of the 2020 Kia Forte GT lineup. Driving the Forte GT is more fun that it should be. Loaded with front and rear suspension and larger front disc brakes, your drive feels smooth like a sedan, while still powerful like a sports car. The performance upgrades give the Forte GT a stable ride, highly responsive steering and better handling.

Even the interior of the GT Line and GT screams out high-performance athlete. The come with the eight-inch touchscreen you'll find in the more conventional 2020 Kia Forte. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are included. The 2020 Kia Forte GT gives you bonus features. Sports seats fill the cabin. The sunroof and LED overhead lighting give allow you to change your environment without ever leaving the cockpit. Dual-zone climate control make everyone's ride cooler. A 4.2-inch center LCD screen, wireless device charging station and eight-speaker Harman Kardon audio system are added to the infotainment system.

Long considered a sophisticated and reliable sedan, the 2020 Kia Forte is setting the new standard in sport-geared sedans. When you are ready to add some athleticism to your car, the 2020 Kia Forte GT Line and GT are where you need to turn.

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