The Forte is available in sedan or hatchback body styles. Both feature Kia's distinctive family grille. The Forte is available in three trims; LX (sedan only), EX and SX. The LX and EX trims both feature a 156-hp 2.0L four-cylinder and a six-speed manual, or available six-speed automatic transmission. The SX features a 173-hp 2.4L four-cylinder and a standard six-speed automatic (sedan) or six-speed manual (hatch) transmission. The Forte comes nicely equipped with standard items such as; traction control, stability control, side and side curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, Bluetooth and a tire pressure monitoring system. Automatic climate control, leather seats, power sunroof, heated seats and a trip computer are all available depending on trim. The Kia Forte receives a new hatchback body style and all transmissions are now six-speed for 2011.