The Forte is Kia's latest line of compact cars. The FWD Forte is larger than the top-selling Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla and includes three body styles: a sedan, a five-door hatchback, and a coupe. Restyled for 2014, the Forte sedan offers a choice of LX and EX trim levels. The base LX model is powered by a 1.8l four-cylinder engine. Although the base model omits a couple of common features like cruise control and alloy wheels, it does have four-wheel disc brakes which is unusual on the entry-level model of many competitive offerings. The higher-trim level EX model includes more powerful 2.0l engine and additional features.
|Model/Trim/Package ||Engine || || ||MPG
|Forte LX ||1.8l I4 (148-bhp) ||M6 ||FWD ||25 / 37 / 30 ||56 ||$15,890|
|Forte LX ||1.8l I4 (148-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||25 / 36 / 30 ||54 ||$15,890|
|Forte LX Popular ||1.8l I4 (148-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||25 / 36 / 30 ||54 ||$16,790|
|Forte EX ||2.0l I4 (173-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||24 / 36 / 29 ||61 ||$19,390|
|Forte EX Premium ||2.0l I4 (173-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||24 / 36 / 29 ||64 ||$22,990|
|Forte EX Technology ||2.0l I4 (173-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||24 / 36 / 29 ||64 ||$25,390|