2012 Kia Forte Top Comparisons

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2012 Kia ForteReview
Hans writes:
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For a car of this caliber, this was at a great price. Overall, it is a great car!

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2012 Kia Forte EXReview
Steve writes:
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Perfect Small Car For The Price — 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 pretty fun handling and never felt underpowered. It was a great example of what a compact sedan should be.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very modern looking interior.

Cons: Not a lot of trunk space.

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2012 Kia Forte Review
GuruSCXT9 says:
vs2013 Kia Forte EX
2012 Kia Forte winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Looks/Style Ranked 2013 Kia Forte EX worse.
"Its more sporty and has a better looks "
2012 Kia Forte Review
Patricia says:
It was good but the trunk did not open and had a few minor problems
vs2012 Ford Focus SE
2012 Kia Forte winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2012 Kia Forte EX Review
PVCGenius1 says:
Ok, but chose 2009 Mazda 3 off the same lot for $500 more. Mazda had 5 speed and nicer trim
vs2011 Chevrolet Malibu
2012 Kia Forte EX winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2012 Kia Forte EX Review
Guru55WD7 says:
vs2014 Kia Forte EX
2012 Kia Forte EX winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Kia Forte EX worse.
" I have always liked the body Style of a 2011-2012."
Front Seats Ranked 2014 Kia Forte EX worse.
" Honestly need to sit in both body styles 2013 and the 2014. But I know the 2012 is what I want for financial needs. "

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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Guru9BNMD7

Cute little car. Great price with all the technology included. Read More

Review By Steve

The Kia Forte rated by JD Powers with best initial quality of any compact sedan. It offers Apple Car Play/ Android Auto, & has safety features at a price no other manufacturer can come close to. I... Read More

2020 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Guru9BKNDV

I am driving one as a rental and Im in love with the car.. Read More

Review By Guru9WRTRC

Great small car, get all the bells and whistles on base model! Great handling and fuel economy. I think it tops out with its competition. Read More

2019 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Betty

None l like it very much. I like the features of the car. Read More

Review By Kenny

Its only been 24hours but so far its great. Handles well and has some great features. It works great with the iPhone and has a large media center. Read More

2018 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Guru9BZHFX

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

Review By Mary

I love kias. They are great cars. Soon i get my down-payment i will get another one Read More

2017 Kia Forte Reviews

Review By Lightnin

Smooth ride and tons of gitty_up power. Very roomy inside. Handles well. Read More

Review By Bill

Based, cruise control, Chevrolet Cruz, yes good value Read More

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