The Kia Forte is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in a 2dr Cpe Auto SX, 2dr Cpe Man SX, 4dr Sdn Auto EX, 4dr Sdn Auto LX, 4dr Sdn Man LX, 5dr HB Man SX, 5dr HB Auto SX, 2dr Cpe Auto EX, 5dr HB Auto EX and 5dr HB Auto LX. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 turbo (201 hp), 1.8-liter 4 (145 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 (173 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 25 mpg city to 36 mpg highway. The Forte uses Regular fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2014
Reviewed Kia Fortes from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2014 Kia Forte sedan LX 4-cyl.
- 2011 Kia Forte hatchback EX 4-cyl.
- 2010 Kia Forte sedan EX 4-cyl.
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