Forte Koup
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Kia Forte Koup

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4.25 (Excellent)

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As its made-up name suggests, the Koup is essentially the coupe version of Kia's popular compact sedan. Additional features and performance enhancements complement the coupe’s sporty appearance, making it an economical alternative to several mainstream sport coupes. An available turbocharged engine and premium options haven’t kept the Koup from being a slow seller.

2010 - 2016 Kia Forte Koup

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The Forte Koup is available in front-wheel drive EX or SX trims. The EX is powered by a 156-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission (a four-speed automatic is available). The SX is powered by a 173-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission (a five-speed automatic is available). Standard... Read more »

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