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2015 Kia Forte Koup

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$10,150 — $16,450 USED
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Coupe
5 Seats
25-27 MPG
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Overview

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(5.0) 5 reviews

The Good

  • Adjustable steering assist
  • Power-folding side mirrors standard

The Bad

  • Less headroom
2015 Kia Forte Koup exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2015 Kia Forte Koup
  • Two-door version of compact Forte
  • Regular and turbo four-cylinder engines
  • Leather steering wheel and shifter
  • Forte also available as sedan and hatchback

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Vehicle Overview

The Kia Forte Koup is the third body style of the compact car, which is also available in sedan and four-door hatchback form. A turbocharged four-cylinder engine is available, and the Forte Koup competes with the Honda Civic Si, Hyundai Veloster and Volkswagen GTI.

New for 2015
There are no significant changes for 2015.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 16-inch alloy wheels; 18-inch wheels available
  • Low-rolling-resistance tires
  • LED accent lights
  • Fog lights
  • Available high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Power-folding heated side mirrors
  • Available power sunroof
  • Available dual exhaust tips
  • Available power sunroof

Interior Highlights

  • Seats five
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Cloth upholstery; leather available
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • CD stereo with MP3 jack and USB port
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Air conditioning; available dual-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Available metal pedals
  • Available UVO multimedia system with backup camera
  • Available navigation system
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Available push-button start

Under the Hood

  • 173-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (EX)
  • Available 201-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder (SX)
  • Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission
  • Flex Steer allows driver to vary power-steering assist

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stabil...
Vehicle Overview

The Kia Forte Koup is the third body style of the compact car, which is also available in sedan and four-door hatchback form. A turbocharged four-cylinder engine is available, and the Forte Koup competes with the Honda Civic Si, Hyundai Veloster and Volkswagen GTI.

New for 2015
There are no significant changes for 2015.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 16-inch alloy wheels; 18-inch wheels available
  • Low-rolling-resistance tires
  • LED accent lights
  • Fog lights
  • Available high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Power-folding heated side mirrors
  • Available power sunroof
  • Available dual exhaust tips
  • Available power sunroof

Interior Highlights

  • Seats five
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Cloth upholstery; leather available
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • CD stereo with MP3 jack and USB port
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Air conditioning; available dual-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Available metal pedals
  • Available UVO multimedia system with backup camera
  • Available navigation system
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Available push-button start

Under the Hood

  • 173-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (EX)
  • Available 201-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder (SX)
  • Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission
  • Flex Steer allows driver to vary power-steering assist

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags

 

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

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Interior Design
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(4.8)
Reliability
(5.0)
Value For The Money
(5.0)
(5.0)

Best Value and Reliable, no issues ever

by CarEnthusiast from Rancho Cucamonga on November 15, 2018

Best Car I've ever owned. So much fun to drive and super affordable for the features. This car definitely turns heads. Largest coupe in its class, surprisingly large on the inside. Once you test drive ... Read full review

(5.0)

Love my Kia Forte5

by Carolsbus from FL on August 21, 2018

I Purchased this Kia forte five from a wonderful sales girl by the name of Mackenzie I think she is now in Generation Kia in Bohemia, New York. highly recommend that sales girl. I told her what I was ... Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2015 Kia Forte Koup currently has 0 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2015 Kia Forte Koup has not been tested.

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Kia

New Car Program Benefits

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    60 months / 60,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    120 months / 100,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    60 months / 60,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Forte Koup received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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