Kia Forte Announced as 2010 Top Safety Pick by IIHS

Kia Forte Announced as 2010 Top Safety Pick by IIHS
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The Kia Forte took home the 2010 Top Safety Pick, given out by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.  This is the third model from the Kia/Hyundai brand to win the rating for 2010, following the Kia Soul and the Hyundai Sonata. To be considered for this award, vehicles must earn the top rating of… Continue Reading...

New York 2010: Forte Five-Door Unveiled in New York

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New York 2010: Forte Five-Door Unveiled in New York
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Kia pulled the covers off a new hatchback version of the Forte at the New York Auto Show but oddly chose not to let the media see any of the five doors actually open. It’s especially strange when the car is called the Forte Five-Door. Joining the Forte sedan and Forte Koup, the Five-Door will… Continue Reading...

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced
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We still have more than half of 2009 to go and already the list of 2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year nominees have been picked. That’s because the list is essentially a list of every new model for 2010. Nominated for car of the year are: the Audi S4, BMW Z4, BMW… Continue Reading...

Kia Forte: New Compact Sedan Unveiled in Chicago & Toronto

Kia Forte: New Compact Sedan Unveiled in Chicago & Toronto
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Unveiled simultaneously at the Chicago Auto Show and the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Kia took the wraps of its new Forte compact sedan. The Forte will be offered in three trims with LX and EX models featuring a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine with 156hp and 144 ft-lbs of torque. An SX model will… Continue Reading...