2011 Kia Forte Top Comparisons

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2011 Kia Forte EXReview
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Excellent — 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, love all the extras, bluetooth, usp, mp3, satellite...etc.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: everything...best car

Cons: loved everything

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2011 Kia Forte LXReview
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Good — 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 a good experience. Compared to a Honda Accord liked the Kia better.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Steady handling in all kinds of weather, good gas mileage, perfect for my needs.  Nice style.

Cons: windshield cracked, will cost me +$ to replace.

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2011 Kia Forte EXReview
m_weather writes:
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The Kia Forte, A Comfy, Convenient, And Carefree Car. — I like this car, I feel smart that I bought it. It is loaded with almost all of the features Kia offered at the time. I jam with my iPod, cruise with the manual mode on the shifter. It can reach 40 mpgs on a full tank on the highway. Usually I get 33 to 36 if I drive it slow and steady. I commute with it 40 miles and the seat is a comfortable place to be. The view out over the piano black dash pieces is open feeling, not constrained. I like the acceleration and the brakes. The car can come alive and accelerate to highway speeds faster than you think it would. It is not a Mazda 3, it can't take a turn that flat, It is not a Corolla because it is way better looking. It is just as reliable as a Honda Civic even though people have not given Kia that credibility yet. And regardless of credibility, it is covered by an extensive warranty.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I once had to fit my family of 5 with three carseats in the back! No problem for space inside, the truck is also big. The traction control has an uncanny genious in the winter.  Just when you start to slide it gently pulls you back in the right direciton and gives you more control when you need it most.  Power from the engine is great and the car has more giddy-up than you would expect.  The Forte is a wonderfully balanced and rewarding car at this low price.

Cons: The ride is soft and quiet and the steering is quick, but the Forte is not meant to round the curves quickly.  It is a nice sedan, not a sporty sedan.

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2011 Kia Forte EXReview
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The Best Compact Car On The Market. — the best compact car on the market. It has more power, room, better handling, and better gass milage than any other compact car that sells for under 20k. I would recomend this car to anyone who is looking for a commuter car that they can fit their family in and still not feel like like they are driving a family car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Everything. It even comes with a spare tire!

Cons: The fact that it had to be made by Kia

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2011 Kia Forte EXReview
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Love It — Great gas mileage, sporty looking, love my sunroof, great car for the money, great warranty, The appearance is great fm the inside, out. I had my window tined, also mine has the spoiler on back also, caro mat in trunk,

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The sporty look

Cons: Nothing

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2011 Kia Forte SX Review
Twiggy4444 says:
Loved car inside and out overall great quality for the money
vs2011 Toyota Corolla LE
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Handling Ranked 2011 Toyota Corolla LE worse.
"Tighter"
Family Car Ranked 2011 Toyota Corolla LE worse.
"Space"
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2011 Kia Forte EX Review
GuruK72R9 says:
Good car
vs2012 Hyundai Elantra GLS FWD
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Handling Ranked 2012 Hyundai Elantra GLS FWD worse.
"didnt test drive either one of them"
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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By jackc77

It’s an amazing car so glad we purchased the Kia Forte gt line Read More

Review By Guru9R4CXS

Good value for your money and an all around great car, happy with it Read More

2021 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Dan

Good value. Compare to hyundai elantra Good safety rating. Fun to drive. Read More

Review By GuruH569G

Good car to drive well done kia make more Read More

2020 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Brian

I love it. All the bells and whistles I didnt know i needed and it had amazing gas mileage. Read More

Review By DjHBomb

I have the LXS model, this is loaded with very feature from Collison avoidance to lane assistance. Smart mode gets 41 mpg while sport mode provides nice performance at the cost of 21 mpg. Its like I h... Read More

2019 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Herb

I owned 2018 kia forte but there is a large difference between the 2018 and the 2019 Read More

Review By Jada

Loved the car it rides so smooth and the unique look Read More

2018 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Guru9LMQ4Y

the one in the picture is red. The vehicle I looked at was white. There are 2 negatives. The major one is it one has one key and I am having to pay $205 extra to have a 2nd key made. This was almos... Read More

Review By Guru9BZHFX

Its pretty good value. It could do with a back-up camera. Read More

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