2014 Kia Forte Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Kia Forte
Kia has begun creating legitimate contenders in nearly every vehicle segment, and that continues in 2014 with the completely redesigned 2014 Kia Forte. The 2014 Forte’s all-new exterior styling and intuitive technology will have other sedans taking notice of Kia’s redesigned entry.
2014 Kia Forte Exterior
The bold front fascia and sleek, sculpted lines of the 2014 Forte’s side panels have enthusiasts uttering an adjective we never thought we’d hear associated with Kia – aggressive.
2014 Kia Forte Performance
There are two powertrain options in the 2014 Kia Forte. The first is the base 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 148 horsepower and 131 lb-ft of torque. Drivers looking for a little more pep can opt for the 2.0-liter four-cylinder that generates a respectable 173 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque.
2014 Kia Forte Efficiency
The 2014 Kia Forte’s standard 1.8-liter engine returns a notable 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway, but what’s more impressive is that the higher-performing 2.0-liter only loses a single mpg city and matches the highway fuel economy rating for 24 mpg city and 36 mpg highway.
2014 Kia Forte Interior
The interior comfort and technology available in the 2014 Forte not only exceeds what people have come to expect from Kia, but it borders on the luxury segment. Keyless ignition, voice recognition software to control the audio and the driver’s smartphone integration, and even heated rear seats are all available in the 2014 Kia Forte.
2014 Kia Forte Safety
The 2014 Kia Forte features one of the most comprehensive airbag systems available, which includes dual front airbags, front-seat-mounted side airbags, and side-curtain airbags for both the front and second row.
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