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2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

Price Range: $17,200 - $19,600 | 22 MPG City - 31 MPG Highway

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2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

Benefits of Driving a 2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

According to Kia, the Forte sedan has one of the roomiest interiors in its class--as well as one of the best-equipped cabins. Kia's sound system is claimed to be one of the most advanced sound systems available which includes speed-dependent volume compensation to automatically increase the volume at higher speeds. The Forte is also covered by one of the most extensive warranties in the business, which includes ten years or 100,000 miles on powertrain components, five years or 60,000 miles limited warranty on the entire vehicle and five years or 60,000 miles of roadside assistance.

What's new for 2012?

For 2012, the Kia Forte lineup returns for with only minor trim changes.

Model Strengths

  • Fuel economy
  • standard Bluetooth connectivity
  • safety features
  • extensive warranty

Model Review

The Forte comes in three different body styles--Forte sedan, Forte Koup (2-door coupe) and Forte 5-door (hatchback)--as well as three different trims: LX, EX and SX. Forte sedans are the only body style to be offered in all three body styles, while Forte Koup and Forte 5-door models can be had only in EX or SX trim.

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2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

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2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std

Road Visibility

Fog Lamps Std
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Opt
Intermittent Wipers Std
Variable Inter. Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Handsfree Wireless Std

Security

Anti-theft System Opt
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2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

2dr Cpe Auto SX

Engine

Engine Type 2.4L Gas I4
Horsepower 173 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 168 @ 4000 RPM

Fuel

Fuel Capacity 13.7 gal
Fuel Economy 23 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 424.7 miles

Drivetrain

Driven Wheels FWD

Wheels

Rims 17 x 7.0 in.
Tires P215/45R17

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 38.7 in. / 43.6 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 35.3 in. / 33.9 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space 12.6 cubic ft.

Dimensions

Wheelbase 104.3 in.
Curb Weight 2891 lb.
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2012 Kia Forte Koup Coupe

2dr Cpe Auto SX

Comfort

Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Optional

Convenience

Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Satellite Radio Standard