In 2010, Kia Forte launched its new all in an effort to redeem himself from 2009 Spectra’s poor reputation among the automotive press. Kia successfully, and 2010, Forte became a favorite reviewer for ample cargo space, reasonable prices and a strong list of standard features. For 2011, the sedan and the Kia Forte Koup models remain largely unchanged. Kia, however, has added another model to the lineup Forte: a five-door hatchback.
Not only a new body styles, five-door Forte also predict some changes which come for the whole family Forte. hatched a new grille and fascia design will migrate to the Forte sedan and coupe for 2011, as it will begin to push buttons and paddle shifters is available. More importantly, they paddle shifters will direct a new six-speed automatic transmission, so that both automatic and manual will be a six-speed for 2011. As with the entire family Forte, five-door offers inline 2.0-liter and 2.4-crawling.
The five-door hatchback will have the same engine with the sedan and Koup, but adopted a six-speed automatic transmission or a new manual that is not available with the sedan model 2010 and Koup. New transmission should improve fuel economy, but the Kia nor the EPA has released its fuel economy ratings.
Some aspects of the five-door hatchback model brings to 2011sedan and Koup. Sedan and Koup will upgrade to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission and adopting a new grille design and the fascia, push-button starting system and paddle shifters. This model is they keep a list of class-leading standard features that include Bluetooth, SIRIUS satellite radio and iPod connectivity.
Release automotive Forte acknowledges that isn’ta strong car, but at the price, satisfied with the enthusiastic reviews the accuracy, attitude and improvement in the road.
2011 Kia Forte has two four-cylinder engine options: 2.0-liter that produces 156 horsepower and 2.4-liter that produces 173 horsepower. Both engines have a six-speed manual and automatic options.
Reviewers have various opinions on Forte’s performance of 2010. Some say it has a zippy acceleration, while others say it’s a bit slow. Although not review Forte’s performance was criticized in 2011, their perspective will not change because the 2010 models have the same machine. Release automotive disagree, however, that Forte has a big fuel economy, averaging an EPA-estimated 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, and no fine on the road for cars that do not focus on performance.
Reviewers have a problem with manual and automatic transmission in 2010 Forte. For the manual, making clutch stick shift is not smooth and does not feel right. Also, some members of the automotive press say gas is too aggressive, making the car feel sloppy rather than sporty. Others claim that the gas was not aggressive enough. With 2010 Forte, reviewers have a problem with the manual and automatic transmission. For 2011, however, Forte has a six-speed transmission, so the reviewer opinion may change with this update.
2011 Kia Forte five-door hatchback will be available this fall, but Kia does not provide release dates for 2011 and Koup Forte sedan. Keep checking back as more information was released on the addition of new Kia.