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Kia Forte Koup

2012-2014 Kia Forte, Forte Koup: Recall Alert

By Natalie Hayes on December 13, 2017

CARS.COM  Vehicles Affected: Approximately 134,000 model-year 2012-14 Kia Forte sedans and hatchbacks and Forte Koup coupes The Problem: The brake pedal stopper pad may deteriorate,... Read More
2014 Kia Forte Koup: Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger on March 27, 2013

The sedan and hatchback versions of Kia's compact Forte were redesigned for 2014; a new coupe, or Koup in Kia lingo, also joins the roster this year. The new Forte Koup mirrors its siblings' newfo... Read More
Kia to Unveil Crossover Concept, Superman Car at 2013 Chicago Auto Show

By Matt Schmitz on January 30, 2013

Kia's showing in Chicago next week will be a mix of concept, in the Kia Cross GT, and just plain conceptual, in its Superman-inspired Optima Hybrid. Both cars are set to be unveiled at the 2013... Read More
Kia Pushes Incentives on Old Models

By Colin Bird on December 23, 2010

Kia seems to be playing second fiddle in the U.S. to its Korean cousin, Hyundai, which sells nearly 50% more vehicles in America than Kia, and the automaker is growing more quickly. So it’s not s... Read More
chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on March 18, 2010

With a nip here, a tuck there, Kia transformed its staid Spectra into a larger sedan catering to older motorists looking for fashionable styling and a roomy, comfortable cabin that they can slip in... Read More
Cars.com Podcast: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi, 2010 Kia Forte Koup

By David Thomas on January 8, 2010

Some automakers use the letter K when they don’t need to, like Kia with its odd spelling of the Forte Koup. Others, like Suzuki, use it to inspire bellowing out a name, like with Kizashi. Cars.com... Read More
Cars.com Reviews the 2010 Kia Forte Koup

By Stephen Markley on December 15, 2009

With its attention to styling and interior quality, the 2010 Kia Forte Koup will try to make a pass at the compact-car-buying crowd, but it faces some tough competitors like the Honda Civic. Wil... Read More
Our view: 2010 Kia Forte Koup

By David Thomas on December 14, 2009

Kia introduced its new Forte sedan in 2009, re-establishing the company as a player in the compact-car segment with an affordable alternative to the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. The Koup aims to... Read More
2010 Kia Forte Koup Video

By Stephen Markley on December 11, 2009

The 2010 Kia Forte Koup is so close to its competitors in cost that the decision to buy it might come down to a number of individual features. Cars.com reviewer David Thomas takes you through some... Read More
Cars.com Podcast: Quick Drives

By David Thomas on October 19, 2009

The editors drove a ton of upcoming new models at a recent rally, including the 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 hybrid, the 2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3, 2010 Kia Forte Koup and the 2009 Infiniti G37 convertib... Read More