2021 Kia Cerato

The 2021 Kia Cerato Forte is a compact 4-door sedan that has been packed with advanced safety features and a fuel-efficient drivetrain. The stylish new Kia Cerato has been purposefully designed to not have an exquisite design but also offer a relaxed and thrilling drive. The interior of the remarkable compact sedan embodies sophisticated design and technical excellence, thanks to the latest convenience features and cutting-edge in-cabin technologies.

The affordable new Kia Cerato Forte comes with a wide range of advanced safety features to take occupants’ safety to a next level. Additionally, a wide variety of exceptional driver-assistance technologies have also been integrated to enhance the vehicle’s drivability.

The remarkable compact sedan offers the best of both worlds as it offers inspiring performance and a spacious cabin. The modern-day vehicle is a perfect combination of dynamic styling, latest technologies and affordable price tag, making the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte an ideal choice for car enthusiasts.

This remarkable compact sedan delivers inspiring performance, along with the latest driver assistance and entertainment technologies. Life just got more interesting.

Here is a detailed review of the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte with a closer look at its design, performance, safety features, and a lot more.

Design of the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte

The all-new 2021 Kia Cerato Forte demands the attention of the onlookers as it features a sporty profile with a responsive drivetrain and nimble suspension. The modern-day vehicle has been designed to look impressive from all angles, thanks to the bold stance signals and aerodynamic contours. The relaxed profile of the cabin has been accentuated with the availability of high-quality material and top-of-the-line entertainment technologies.

Design 2021 Kia Cerato


The 2021 Kia Cerato Forte boasts a sporty yet elegant character with its stylish contours and coupe-like proportions. The stunning sleek front fascia exhibits dynamic design elements such as boldly shaped, complex headlamp housings, distinctive radiator grille, sharp silhouette, and sweeping roofline. The winning personality of the compact sedan has been further enhanced by the intersection of the side contour, tail lamps seamlessly blend with the rear trunk lid spoiler, hood character line and chrome beltline.

The aerodynamic profile of the Kia Cerato has been facilitated with the use of wing mirrors with LED side repeaters, aerodynamically shaped aero blade wipers and a rear spoiler on the rear trunk lid. The sporty stance of the vehicle adds to the exterior quality, thanks to the 17-inch alloy and elongated Wheelbase.

Exterior 2021 Kia Cerato

The all-new Kia Cerato Forte features an advanced lighting system to offer greater visibility that includes the LED daytime running lights, and LED taillights. The vehicle’s visibility is enhanced to other commuters through the LED daytime running lights that have been fitted into the distinctive blue hue emitting HID headlamps. In addition, the LED fog lamps have been positioned low on the front bumper with a unique split-housing design to offer better illumination in challenging weather conditions. The multi-dimensional LED rear lamps and Bulb rear lamps accentuate the classy rear design of the Kia Cerato Forte.

The all-new 2021 Kia Cerato Forte comes in 10 exciting colors including Clear White, Snow White Pearl, Silky Silver, Steel Gray, Platinum Graphite, Aurora Black Pearl, Horizon Blue, Gravity Blue, Runaway Red and Mineral Blue.

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The interior of the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte offers the best of both worlds as it does not only feature modern simplicity and luxury practicality. The stylish and refined cabin offers advanced in-cabin technologies, a roomy cabin and circular air vents. The driver-friendly cabin of the Cerato Forte features an interactive dashboard with driver information appearing sparingly on the floating center monitor and instrument cluster. The available options include a color 4.2-inch LCD information screen, floor console tray with sliding cover, a sliding center armrest, manual tilt and telescopic steering column.

The ergonomically designed Kia Cerato Forte has a 15.3 cubic feet of trunk space that is one of the highest capacities in compact sedan vehicles. The refined cabin also comes with heated and ventilated front seats, a 10-way power-assisted and electronically adjustable seat with lumbar support, split-folding rear seats, and a hands-free power liftgate. Some of the other top-of-the-line technologies integrated into the cabin include the heated steering wheel, dual-zone air-conditioning, Intelligent Key system with push-start, wireless charging and memory seats.

Interior 2021 Kia Cerato

The all-new 2021 Kia Cerato Forte has also been packed with advanced entertainments features such as an extensive audio system that can be operated on a large 8-inch audio display touchscreen. In addition, a cluster ionizer has also been fitted in the vehicle for keeping the cabin odor-free.

The modern-day vehicle features a high-quality interior with artificial leather trim and soft-touch materials to offer relaxing and comfortable commuting. The Kia Cerato Forte also comes with a one-touch power sunroof to provide occupants a refreshing experience of open-top driving with tilting and sliding. In addition, the Intelligent Key System has been introduced to offer easy locking and unlocking of doors, engine start and turning the engine ignition on and off.

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Performance the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte

The all-new 2021 Kia Cerato is a compact sedan that is available in the UAE with two engine options. The fuel-efficient 1.6-liter 4-Cylinder (FWD) and 2.0-liter 4-Cylinder (FWD) engines come paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Performance 2021 Kia Cerato

The 1.6-liter 4-Cylinder engine is capable of delivering 126 horsepower and 154Nm of torque, enabling the vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in 12.0 seconds and have a top speed of 190 Km/h. This fuel-efficient engine offers a fuel economy of 14.5 Km/L.

This 2.0-liter 4-Cylinder engine can deliver 150 horsepower and 192Nm of torque, which enables the sedan to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in 10.5 seconds and have a top speed of 210 Km/h. This fuel-efficient engine offers a fuel economy of 13 Km/L.

Safety Features of the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte

The 2021 Kia Cerato Forte has been packed with a wide range of safety features to ensure safe and stress-free commuting. With the help of advanced driver-assistance systems, the vehicle ensures a hassle-free driving experience even in the most challenging driving conditions.

Safety 2021 Kia Cerato

Following are some of the most prominent safety features and driving-assistance systems of the all-new Kia Cerato Forte:

Rear View Monitor (RVM)

Paddle Shifters

6-Airbags System

Rearview Camera

Forward Collision Warning

Automatic Emergency Braking

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Keep Assist

Driver Attention Monitoring

Blind Spot Monitoring

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Lane Change Assist

High-beam Assist

Pedestrian Detection

Rear parking sensors

Adaptive cruise control

Power Window Switch Pad

Brake Response

Drive Mode Select System

Seat Belt Pretensioners

Electrochromic Rear-View Mirror

Price of the 2021 Kia Cerato Forte in the UAE

Price 2021 Kia Cerato

The all-new Kia Cerato is now available in the UAE with two engine options and offers advanced driver-assistance systems and safety features. The starting price of the 2021 Kia Cerato is AED 59,900 that can go higher with the optional features, technologies and trim level selected.