Key upgrades include a gloss-black grille with red accents, new side skirts and a trunklid spoiler.
The GT-Line rolls on 17-inch graphite-finish wheels.
The GT-Line treatment also entails interior upgrades, like alloy pedals and a flat-bottom steering wheel.
Black cloth sports seats have white accent stitching, and the front seats have extra side bolstering.
Kia describes the GT-Line model as "race-inspired" because it has the looks of the GT turbo model, but without its extra horsepower or chassis upgrades.
On the outside, gloss-black trim is also used for the mirrors, spoiler and side skirts.
There are no performance upgrades to this car. Under the hood, a 147-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-four remains the standard engine.
Standard safety features include precollision braking, lane-departure warning and lane-keep assist.
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