2015 Kia Forte koup, sedan, review

2015 Kia Forte is a compact sedan produced by the South Korean Company Kia Motor Corporation since the mid of 2008. It had replaced the Cerato. The 2015 Forte is available in two door coupe, four door sedan and five door hatchback variants. This model however is not available in Europe since a similar sized Kia Cee’d is has achieved success there.

2015 Kia Forte front


The LX edition is powered by a 1.8 liter 4 Cylinder Engine capable of producing 148 hp at 6,500 rpm and a torque of 131 lb ft at 4,700 rpm whereas the EX edition is powered by a 2 liter 4 Cylinder Engine capable of producing 173 hp at 6,500 rpm and a torque of 154 lb ft at 4,700 rpm. Each of these engines is matched with a 6 speed automatic transmission keeping an option for the 6 speed manual transmission at the same time.


The 2015 Kia Forte’s interior is a place where comfort zone meets command center. 2015 Kia Forte steering wheel mounted controls make things user friendly. It’s sporty and straight forward. Several other features like a sunroof, ventilated driver’s seat and heated steering wheel are also available. Though the back seats are average in size when it comes to its category, but it does boast of the uncommon options mentioned above.

2015 Kia Forte’s exterior features and appearance will raise the bar for its class. Forte’s distinctive new styling and front LED Positioning Lights and available  means getting noticed just goes with the territory. Though it is not as flashy as its Hyundai Elantra corporate cousin, it will probably age better. The hatch back and the 2 door Koup impart a bit more style to this lineup.

2015 Kia Forte interior

Kia has thought of everything just in case you come across the unthinkable. Starting from an advanced air bag system to new innovation like the front active head rest, Kia makes sure that you have a safe journey.

2015 Kia Forte next generation UVO system leverages your Bluetooth connected smartphone to automatically call a preset emergency number ( 911 being the default) when air bags are deployed, that is when you come across a collision or any sort of accident. It’s also lets you send a navigation destination from your computer to your Forte.

2015 Kia Forte rear

2015 Kia Forte: Price

2015 Kia Forte’s LX editions starts at $15,890 only whereas the EX edition costs an additional $3,500.

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