2014 Kia Forte Video

With a 2014 redesign of the Forte sedan, unveiled at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, Kia has done much more than make good on its best-in-segment boast of front legroom. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says this wider, longer Forte also has respectable backseat and cargo space, along with cockpit-like cabin styling, soft-touch interior and surprisingly nice amenities for the compact class.

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With its new electric power steering and direct-injection engine, can the Forte achieve the increasingly coveted 40 mpg standard? Mays says wait and see. Check out the video below.

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