2010 Kia Forte SX

2010 Kia Forte SX

$17k car, designed & built in Korea 22 city / 32 hwy 301-438 mile range, gas engine
173 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder 5 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the Forte

"The interior is pleasant."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's interior quality
"The telescoping steering column is only available on the SX."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's seating
"Attractive exterior design."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's external styling

Pros

The Forte SX vs other Recent cars

Driver side crash test Safer for the driver in side collisions Help
5 stars
Front passenger crash test Safer for the front passenger in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
basic warranty miles Fantastically long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
front seats Spacious front seats Help
55.8 ft3
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$17,890
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
Cupholders More cupholders Help
6

Cons

The Forte SX vs other Recent cars

Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Rear passenger crash test Less safe for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
3 stars
Rollover resistance Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
6
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available
City driving range Poor range in the city Help
301 miles
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
173 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Rear suspension Rougher suspension Help
Semi-independent
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
navigation system Navigation system Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
Has rear spoiler Doesn't have a rear spoiler Help
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Transmission Has a manual transmission Help

Other Trims

This model comes with a manual transmission, but the Forte SX is also available with an automatic transmission.

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