Kia is bringing back its so-called "hotbots," the slightly disturbing female robots that traipse about the uncanny valley while hustling the new Forte and "respecting the tech," for three new, humorous animated spots.

The Hotbots first debuted during Kia's latest Super Bowl spot, which followed the debut of the 2014 Forte sedan at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. Each new spot follows the premise of the two originals, with the hotbots protecting the Forte while the oblivious owner stands by. Take a look at all three ads below, along with the two originals that kicked the series off.










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      navypond
      • 1 Year Ago
      These boring advert videos came came out long time ago. Why is this suddenly news?
      Yeah yeah
      • 1 Year Ago
      The old ones stunk, the new ones stink. And I say that as someone how kind of likes the car.
      rdaex1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Unfortunately for KIA they dont sell the decent version of the car in Stickshift form...which is amazing to me, its meant to be an entry to the brand, why not market to all manner of customer?
        Scooter
        • 1 Year Ago
        @rdaex1
        I wouldn't waste $20k on a stick Forte. You would be much happier buying a preowned stick of something quicker and more fun.
      ffforte
      • 1 Year Ago
      "Hotbot" is Alyssa Campanella, former Miss USA 2011. Hot, with or without bot.
      Cruising
      • 1 Year Ago
      I fear the day cars come with robots programed for self preservation.
        flychinook
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Cruising
        It would be an improvement from my Pontiac, which seems to be programmed for self destruction.