2012 Kia Forte

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2012 Kia Forte

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Available in 5 styles:  2012 Kia Forte 4dr Sedan shown
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Asking Price Range
$11,178–$17,370

Estimated MPG

23–26 city / 32–36 hwy


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Notable Features

   
  • Sedan, coupe or hatchback
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Standard USB port
  • Optional push-button start
  • 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)
  • Transmissions:
  • 6-speed manual w/OD
  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 6-speed automatic w/OD

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Expert Snapshot

What We Like
  • Crisp, clean styling
  • Linear braking
  • Powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder
  • Sensibly arranged controls
  • Hatchback versatility
What We Don't Like
  • Firm ride
  • Raspy four-cylinder engines
  • Six-speed automatic holds low gears too long
  • Backseat legroom
  • Optional heated front seats only have one level

5 Styles: View, Compare & Price

 
Styles
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MPG

City/Hwy

Price

MSRP/Invoice

EX 4dr Hatchback
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4 cyl.
154-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
156-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
26/36
$18,100/$17,240
Destination charge: $750

EX 4dr Sedan
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4 cyl.
154-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
156-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
26/36
$17,600/$16,760
Destination charge: $750

LX 4dr Sedan
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4 cyl.
154-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
156-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
26/36
$15,200/$14,900
Destination charge: $750

SX 4dr Hatchback
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4 cyl.
165-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
173-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
23/32
$19,600/$18,670
Destination charge: $750

SX 4dr Sedan
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4 cyl.
165-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
173-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
23/32
$19,100/$18,190
Destination charge: $750

* MPG may vary based on maintenance.

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