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    Official: Kia releases sketches of next-generation Forte
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    Remember that sketch of the next-generation Kia Forte that was leaked late last year? Well, now Kia has released an official version of it – and it's even more dramatic. This new rendering has a more pronounced lower character line and larger rear taillights, but it retains the earlier ...

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    2013 Kia Forte sketch leaks out?
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    Most vehicles stay on the market for a good six or more years before they're replaced. But Kia isn't most automakers. The Korean brand has a lot to prove, and as it turns out they're intent on doing just that by keeping their product portfolio fresh. That's why, though the current Forte sedan ...

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    Review: 2011 Kia Forte 5-Door
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    A 5-Door That Looks Good, Lacks Refinement Two things have developed in the last decade: The compact segment has finally spawned vehicles we want to drive and Kia is no longer an automotive punchline. So why, when listing off top-notch C-segment vehicles like the Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze, ...

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    Motor Trend crowns new compact sedan king in eight-way comparo [w/poll]
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    With a raft of newly redesigned compact sedans hitting the streets this year, Motor Trend decided it was high time to crown a new king among the diminutive four-door masses. The editors gathered eight of the most popular models in the segment and pitted them against each other, battle royale ...

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    Kia says NBA partnership helping awareness more than expected
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    Kia has become an active presence in both the National Basketball Association and Grand-Am Challenge racing series. Participation in both requires a fair amount of investment for the automaker, but so far, Kia says this marketing gamble is paying off handsomely. In 2010, Kia sold 356,268 ...

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    Kia axes plan for EcoDynamics branding in U.S.
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    Kia Forte EcoDynamics LPI Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Kia Motors unveiled its EcoDynamics sub-brand at last year's Frankfurt Motor Show, the company claimed its new badge would begin to appear on U.S.-bound models soon. In fact, Kia promised that its eco-friendly ...

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    Report: Kia may lose names, use numbers for future models
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    Would a Kia Forte by any other name smell as sweet, if the name were K3 and those judging the smell were American buyers? That's the question Kia executive are mulling as they decide whether to switch to alphanumeric model designations in the U.S. Some of the company's cars that go by names in ...

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    Report: Kia Motors first-quarter profit quadruples
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    This whole recession thing has been good to Kia. Buyers have skidded away from high-riding luxury barges faster than cockroaches from a kitchen light and right into the loving arms of the Korean automaker's well-equipped, smartly priced, and newly competent products. As a result, the company has ...

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    Kia Forte awarded IIHS 'Top Safety Pick'
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    2010 Kia Forte sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Much like parent company Hyundai, Kia has been working hard to revive its brand image. New products like the Soul and Forte have been relatively well received so far, and with new stunners like the 2011 Sportage and Optima on the ...

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    New York 2010: Kia adds five-door hatch to Forte lineup
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    2011 Kia Forte five-door – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Since Americans seem to be finally latching onto the concept of the compact five-door hatchback, Kia is jumping into the fight with a new variant of the Forte. The five-door Forte debuts with a slightly revised front fascia ...

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    Canadian Kia customers get new dealer-installed Forte Koup "R" performance package
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    Kia Forte Koup with "R" package – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In our initial review of the Kia Forte Koup, we were very impressed with the car's overall style and levels of standard equipment, but we wished that the car were a bit more potent on the street. One remedy for that is ...

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    Review: 2010 Kia Forte Koup SX a beauty queen that can't hide its roots
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    2010 Kia Forte Koup - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's time to stop being surprised that Koreans can make good cars. Kia and its sister-brand Hyundai have been doing it for years now, with each successive model being better than the last. Hyundai has been selling vehicles in the U.S. ...

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    Chicago 2010: Kia shows off new Forte Koup racecar
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    Kia Forte Koup Racecar - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Kia has been making waves this past year or so with introductions like the Soul and the Forte Koup, and for 2010, they hope to be make an impact on the racetrack as well. Here at the Chicago Auto Show, Kia is displaying their new ...

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    REPORT: Kia Forte Koup may get brand's first-ever turbo
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    2010 Kia Forte Koup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As General Motors' Saturn brand ushers its owners toward orphan-make status, at least one company is swooping in to pick at the bones of its carcass. Kia has been doing well lately, unlike nearly everyone else, its sales actually ...

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    LA 2009: 2010 Kia Forte and Forte Koup crowned NADAguides.com COTY
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    2010 Kia Forte - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With a brief press release and a trophy handoff at the LA Auto Show, car pricing authority NADAguides.com has heaped the first of what we could be many accolades upon the stylish and affordable 2010 Kia Forte and Kia Forte Koup by naming ...

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    Kia Forte Koup going racing in 2010 Grand-Am Koni Challenge series
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    Kia Forte Koup Grand-Am racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the first time in its history in the U.S. market, Kia is going racing in 2010. Kia announced today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas that it has partnered with the Kinetic Group to build and compete with a pair of new ...

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    Review: 2010 Kia Forte continues string of hits from South Korea
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    2010 Kia Forte SX – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's not that there was much wrong with the Forte's predecessor. In fact, the last time we drove a Kia Spectra, we walked away wondering if anything more might be overkill. The Spectra was good but tended to blend in with a crowd, ...

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    Kia prices 2010 Forte Koup at $16,595*
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    2010 Kia Forte Koup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in July, Kia announced that its two-door Forte would begin hitting dealerships across the United States later this summer. Well, that time is now, and the Korean automaker has just announced pricing on its fashionable coupe ...

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    CONFIRMED: 2010 Kia Forte Koup will go on sale late summer
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    2010 Kia Forte Koup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After strapping ourselves behind the wheel of Kia's new Forte sedan for our initial drive, we came away thinking that the new Korean was a stylish, reasonable alternative to the scads of Honda Civics and Toyota Corollas populating ...

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    VIDEO: First Kia Koup commercial hits the interwebs
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Kia came strong with some good looking hardware when it introduced the production Koup in New York. The Koup is a stylish, fun-looking two-door that will likely draw the attention of the much coveted younger car buyer demographic. To seed the minds of ...

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