2010 Kia Forte User Reviews

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    2010 Kia Forte SX Review
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    65

    4 Door Race Car For The Street! — I am very glad a bought this car, I have to drive it to work on inclement days when I can't ride my bike( motorcycle). It handles great, quite a bit a power for it's size and very nimble and quick. My only complaint would be the 6 speed transmission. You cannot use traditional methods like you would any other car. You have to give it ample throttle or it will die on you. Kia did a great job on designing this car with the exception of the addition of the clutch protection valve, which make driving it at low speeds a chore, but the engine rewards you with power when you need it. But aside from that it is a fun car to drive around.

    Pros: Very finely styled car, handles like a race car, very quick and willing. awesome stereo! beautiful sounding 2.4 liter engine. nicely equipped cabin. Fun to take on a long trip, excellent mileage. No noises, quiet ride. could be a very competivie Solo2 car right out of the box!

    Cons: quirky 6 speed manual, takes some getting used to. Can die on you in traffic if you are not careful, gets annoying at times. Not intended to be a first car, an experienced driver should own it.

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    2010 Kia Forte SX Review
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    Great Car — Handling: great Acceleration: lacking somewhat Braking: great Build Quality: minor issue with tire pressure. Nothing too bad Appearance: looks great both inside and out. I like the metal pedals CoO: gets a pretty good mpg, and I haven't needed any mantinence on it FF: Yes, this car is fantastic to drive

    Pros: It's awesome

    Cons: What sucks about it? It technically belongs to my brother too

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    2010 Kia Forte LX Review
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    No — performance: eh , and horrible gas mileage build quality: sounds like we are in an air plane!!!! no protection from outside sounds appearance: acceptable cost of ownership: bull fun factor: there is a triptonic trans but it doesnt work well since it automatically kicks in a 2.5 rpms

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: broke

    Cons: smart

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    2010 Kia Forte EX Review
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    Kia Forte Worth The Price. — the car is nice looking and it much quieter than KIA previously sounded. it gets great gas miliage.and so far no problems. kia had a few stupid recalls but nothign major. i have 20K miles on it now in oct 2010

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: quality sound and electronics. good price

    Cons: the metal body dings very easily

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    2010 Kia Forte SX Review
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    Impressed — Great car not just a name change performance is great value to product is outstanding KIA out did their self my wife has 09 Spectra but this is a all new. Deal

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

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    2010 Kia Forte SX Review
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    I Like It !!!!! — This car attracts a lot of attention as to price,accessories etc.It is fun to drive although my wife detests a manual transmission. If I could choose again I would have bought an automatic.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good value .

    Cons: None

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    2010 Kia Forte SX Review
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    It's A Nice Car To Drive But Watch Out 4 Accidents. — it has a 1600cc , 124hp which is very good in urban driving. it has a steptronick 4-speed transmition. it got nice looks but a little bit weak body the seats are a little lower to the ground than the previous model.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Look , Engine & Transmition

    Cons: it has a little bit weak body

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    2010 Kia Forte EX Review
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    Nice , Sporty, Economical — Excellent gas mileage, fun to drive, wondering about transmission possibly slipping, it hesitates sometimes in between gears, not always, this is 6 speed automatic transmission

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: gas mileage

    Cons: Its not a truck........

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    2010 Kia Forte SX Review
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    The All New 2010 Kia Forte Sedan — The all new Kia forte is a car that could be ignored due to the lack of reputation since its only be out there for 18 years. The Forte has great performance from its 173hp 2.5L v4, brakes are firm and confidence inspiring, not too much body roll,It has an avaliable 5 speed auto with manual shift gate , it shifts pretty smooth, build quality.. time will tell, interior well designed great looks, leather very comfortable and seems durable, lots of rear passenger leg room, biggest trunk in class, can be fun to drive if you put the pedal to the metal, overall if you want all the features of a luxury car but don't want to pay a premium for it look at the kia forte, in Canada a similarly equipped toyota corolla xrs would cost over $5000 more, not sure about the power train quality yet, but overall great value, you should test drive it if you are looking at the Corolla or Civic you may be surprised.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Luxurious, good price, good performance

    Cons: reputation, quality maybe?

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    2010 Kia Forte EX Review
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    Forte Review — Overall rating on the Forte was better than all cars in its class. The sticker price was thousands less than all the others in its class plus the Forte came with great options such as Bluetooth hands free phone, sunroof, traction control, stability control, heated seats and all the other common features. It also came with 4 wheel disk brakes with 16” aluminum spoked rims. I wish it would have come with better quality tires but overall it has been a great value and recommend to anyone looking for a new car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The handling is great and there is very little road noise.

    Cons: Throttle response is slow do to it's electronic throttle control, cable controlled throttle has much faster response.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Kia Forte Reviews

    Excellent Gas Saving Family Car. By MoralesC

    Kia did a great job with this car. Its handling smoothly on ice/snow, has the best brakes i've had on a car, it get great gas mileage averaging 30 in the city and 40 on the highway. Its has a lifetime... Read More

    2013 Kia Forte Reviews

    I Love The Forte! By analyzerlx

    Comparing the Forte to its competitors, it is a standout! I like the Forte's looks inside and out and for the trim level it is not a bad value. I wish Kia would make power windows and door locks stand... Read More

    2012 Kia Forte Reviews

    Perfect Small Car For The Price By Steve

    This car was great both on long road trips and on short drives. The only complaint is that the cargo space fills up fast. I could fit 1 large suit case in the trunk with another small one. The car had... Read More

    2011 Kia Forte Reviews

    Excellent By migration_corie2024

    Loved everything, best car, would recommend this car to anyone. There is honestly no complaints for this car what so ever. Great space, great fuel mileage, great for trips, and families, comfortable, ... Read More

    Good By billard02cue

    Well built solid performance. I use the convience features ie. cruise control, Sirius Xm radio, trip planner & logger features. Gas mileage is fair 27 mpg I commute to various job sites and have had... Read More

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