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Official
2020 Hyundai Elantra gets a CVT, boost in fuel economy

It's likely the same powertrain from the Kia Forte

It's likely the same powertrain from the Kia Forte.

First Drive
2019 Kia Forte First Drive Review | Slow, but steady

Kia's compact molds itself in a new image

Kia's compact molds itself in a new image.

Spy Shots
High-performance 2019 Kia Forte spied with dual exhaust

It may have the 200-horsepower Veloster Turbo engine

It may have the 200-horsepower Veloster Turbo engine.

Official
Kia recalls 507,000 vehicles in U.S. for airbag issues

Kia does not have a fix yet, but it and Hyundai have recalled 1.1M cars

Kia does not have a fix yet, but it and Hyundai have recalled 1.1M cars.

Comparo
2019 VW Jetta vs. 2019 Honda Civic vs. 2019 Kia Forte: How they compare

Comparing the newest two compact sedans to the segment leader

How do Kia's and VW's bestsellers stack up?

Detroit
2019 Kia Forte revealed | Bigger interior, Stinger-ish styling and 35 mpg

It at least will probably get the efficiency part right

Kia is aiming for 35 mpg overall.

Recalls
More than a half-million Hyundai, Kia compacts recalled for brake light problem

Brake lights remain on when not braking, and drivers can shift out of park without engaging the brakes.

Brake lights remain on when not braking, and drivers can shift out of park without engaging the brakes.

Quick Spin
Official
Kia Forte Koup is dead, long live the Honda Civic

While the Kia Forte had its best year ever in 2016, the Koup only made up a small percentage of sales.

ETC
People complain about the Chrysler 300 more than any other car

On average, NHTSA records 26.8 complaints per 10,000 vehicles sold.

Everybody complains, and a lot of the time, those complaints are about our cars. Here are the cars that get the most, and the least, safety complaints.

Study
BMW, Hyundai score big in JD Power's first Tech Experience Index

The Chevrolet Camaro, Kia Forte, and Nissan Maxima also earned awards.

Detroit
Kia Forte and Forte5 bring fresh new duds to Detroit

Alongside the new Telluride concept, Kia revealed updated versions of the Forte sedan and Forte5 hatchback at the Detroit Auto Show this year, with fresh faces and equipment inside, out, and under the hood.

Official
Kia rolls out updated Forte, Forte5 for 2017

Kia takes the wraps off revised versions of the Forte sedan and Forte5 hatchback, updated for the 2017 model year.

Official
Kia reveals new K3 Forte sedan in Korea [w/video]

Kia rolled out a new version of the budget sedan known in Korea as the K3.

SEMA
Kia's regionally inspired concepts converge on Las Vegas [w/poll]

Kia has done up an Optima convertible, Sorento off-roader, Sedona photo platform, and Forte Koup buggy for this year's SEMA show, each in tribute to a different region of America.

Official
Kia goes Rebel with Forte Mud Bogger for SEMA

Kia has modified a Forte Koup to represent the American South in the form of the Mud Bogger concept, one of six regional show cars set to feature at SEMA this year.

Recalls
Kia calls in 87k Fortes over fan fire issue

A problem with cooling fans that may melt and start a fire has prompted Kia and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a recall for 86,880 Fortes from the 2014 model year.

Review
2014 Kia Forte

Forte 2.0 Keeps Kia Competitive In The Compact Crop

Podcast
Autoblog Podcast #344

Doug DeMuro from Plays With Cars, Infiniti Q50, Subaru BRZ STI, Porsche Macan

Video
Kia Hotbots come back out to play with 2014 Forte

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.

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