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2014 Kia Forte Koup Debut

The 2014 Kia Forte Koup sports European influences and premium amenities.

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What's New

Boasting European-styled designed, the new two-door 2014 Kia Forte Koupe embodies sportiness and performance. Offered in two trim levels--EX and SX--the new Forte Koup offers a 2.0-liter GDI four-cylinder, and a 1.6-liter direct-injected turbocharged four-cylinder engine, respectively. The SX Koup delivers 201 horsepower, making it the most powerful Forte Koup yet. The new Forte Koup will come standard with UVO eServices with Rear Camera Display, and depending on the trim option, 16- or 18-inch alloy wheels. Both will feature optional navigation with HD Radio, and push-button start, among other features.

Who It's For

Aimed for younger buyers, the 2014 Kia Forte Koup has the makings of a hit. Thanks to its technological components like iPod, USB, and auxiliary plugs, buyers can use any device they would like. Further enhancing the youthfulness of the design are the speaker lights that can pulse with the beat of the music or just provide mood lighting. When paired with the new racing genes and refreshed interior and exterior, it will gain from the race car it's modeled after, the new Forte Koup will appeal to both younger men and women who are looking for an edge in their cars.

Key Features

Thanks to its European styling, the 2014 Kia Forte Koup comes off as modern, and when looking at all the features, it's easy to recognize that Kia has done something right. Here are some of the more notable features:
  • Supervision meter cluster with 4.2-inch TFT color LCD display
  • EcoMinder fuel-efficiency monitor
  • UVO Powered by Microsoft in-vehicle infotainment system with eServices

What We Think

With great technology and safety features, as well as an updated interior and exterior, the new 2014 Kia Forte Koup delivers. Its European styling attracts a new group of potential buyers, and with the many technological features with hookups to almost any device, it becomes more user-friendly as well as personalized. With its race car genes and most powerful Koup yet to be produced, the new Forte Koup will have to prove itself as a more fun-to-drive vehicle.

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