Kia Forte Koup Reliability


The Kia Corporation was established in May 1944 and is Korea’s oldest automobile manufacturer. More than 1.4 million Kia vehicles are produced each year in 14 manufacturing and assembly plants in eight countries. At the New York International Auto Show on 20 March 2008, Kia unveiled a concept car called the “Kia Koup” in which a two-door coupe was revealed. The concept sported a twin-scroll turbocharged version of the 2.0-liter Theta II inline-four engine.

Overview

Kia’s Forte Koup is a third body style of the compact car, which is also available in sedan and hatchback form. It has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and it competes with Hyundai Veloster and Volkswagen GTI. EX models are equipped with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder GDI engine, and SX models have a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 201 horsepower (150 kW) and 195 lb. ft (264 Nm.) of torque. 0-60 mph was achieved in 8.2 seconds by a top-tier EX model.

Reliability

The Kia Forte Koup Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 11th out of 36 for compact cars. The reliability of this compact car is above average compared to others in its class. Kia Forte Koup. was rated as ‘Excellent’ by RepairPal. Compact cars have an average rating of 4 out of 5.

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Safety

Safety is the main concern when buying a vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recorded 66 safety complaints filed against this vehicle, including 0 recalls and 0 investigations of reports of a defective product.

Resale Value

Based on its forecasted 5-year depreciation rate of 28%, the value of a 2016 Kia Forte Koup is expected to decrease by approximately $3,458 from its current price of around $12,350 down to $8,892.

Maintenance and Repair

Kia Forte Koup has lower ownership costs than average, with an average annual repair cost of $469.

FAQ

Is Kia Forte Koup a Front-Wheel-Drive, Rear-Wheel-Drive or All-Wheel-Drive car?    

The Kia Forte Koup is a Front Wheel Drive car.   

How many seats are in the Kia Forte Koup?    

The Kia Forte Koup is a car with 5 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Compact Cars    

What is the horsepower in a Kia Forte Koup and does it have a turbo?    

The Kia Forte Koup has 173 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. The engine is a Regular Unleaded I-4 with a displacement of 2.0 L The fuel system is: Gasoline Direct Injection.    

How big is the trunk in the Kia Forte Koup?    

13.3 Cubic Feet ( 0,377 m3 )    

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How much ground clearance does the Kia Forte Koup have?    

5.5 inches ( 13,97 cm )    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Kia Forte Koup has 16 X 6.5 inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 16 X 6.5 inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

How long do Kia Forte Koup last?

A Kia Forte Koup will last approximately 150,000 to 200,000 miles if it is maintained properly. The Forte will last 10 to 13 years if you drive 15,000 miles per year, which is the typical American driver.

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