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Kia Forte Model Years


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Introduced in 2009 as a replacement for the Spectra, Kia's Forte appeals to buyers with affordability, versatility and a variety of body styles: coupe, sedan and hatchback. Still in its first generation—a redesigned model will arrive for 2014—the Forte uses the Elantra's platform with slight differences in the rear suspension system.

The Forte has come a long way in its short life, and is now considered once of the better buys for its class. With a variety of engines and transmissions to choose from, an appealing exterior, a smartly designed interior, and increased attention to reliability, the Forte has earned consideration.

Kia Forte Generations

2010 - 2015 Kia Forte

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Major changes included:

The Kia Forte was an all-new model for 2010 that shared a platform with the Elantra. The compact car was offered as a sedan, a coupe and a hatchback. Updates for the 2013 model included a leather steering wheel, LED running lights and power-folding mirrors. Engine options as of 2013 included a 2-liter four-cylinder engine that produced 156 horsepower and a 2.4-liter with 165 horsepower.

See Year: 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015

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