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2012 Kia Forte

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EPA Fuel Economy:
City: 23 – 26   Highway: 32 – 36
Available Engines:
156-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
165-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
154-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
173-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions: 6-speed manual w/OD
6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
6-speed automatic w/OD

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 What We Like

 What We Don't

Sedan, coupe or hatchback
Choice of four-cylinder engines
Standard USB port
Optional push-button start
Crisp, clean styling
Linear braking
Powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder
Sensibly arranged controls
Hatchback versatility
Firm ride
Raspy four-cylinder engines
Six-speed automatic holds low gears too long
Backseat legroom
Optional heated front seats only have one level

Vehicle Summary

The five-seat Forte is Kia's entry in the compact-car segment, and it's available with a choice of four-cylinder engines and comes standard with numerous safety features. It's sold as a sedan, a four-door hatchback and a coupe, which Kia calls the Koup. Competitors include the Honda Civic, Ford Focus and Toyota Corolla.

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4dr Hatchback EX


4dr Hatchback SX


4dr Sedan LX


4dr Sedan EX


4dr Sedan SX


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