2014 KIA FORTE EX

Used Car - 2014 Kia Forte EX in West Nyack, Ny

Price
$14,995
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    About This 2014 Kia Forte EX
    Vehicle Location:
    West Nyack, Ny
    Year:
    2014
    Make:
    Kia
    Model:
    Forte
    Trim:
    EX
    Price:
    $14,995 
    Condition:
    Used
    Mileage:
    30,391
    Exterior Color:
     White
    Interior Color:
     Black
    Engine:
    I-4 cyl
    Transmission:
    Automatic
    Stock Number:
    K5002
    VIN:

    Fuel Economy Estimates
    City MPG
    24
    Fuel Efficient Vehicle 30+ MPG
    Highway MPG
    36
    Combined MPG: 30 - Efficient 30+ MPG
    Estimated Monthly Fuel Cost: $78.75*
    *Based on $1.89 per gallon and 15k miles per year.
    Actual costs may vary.
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    This outstanding example of a 2014 Kia Forte EX is offered by Kia Of West Nyack. Drive home in your new pre-owned vehicle with the confidence of knowing you're fully backed by the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee. The Kia Forte EX speaks volumes about it's driver, uncompromising individuality, passion for driving, and standards far above the ordinary. It's exceptional fuel-efficiency is a clear sign that not all vehicles are created with the same standards. This 2014 Kia Forte has such low mileage you'll probably think of them more as blocks traveled than miles traveled. More information about the 2014 Kia Forte: The Forte is a compact sedan that's one size down from the Kia Optima and one up from the Kia Rio. It competes in a crowded segment, against some very established nameplates like the Toyota Corolla, Honda Accord, Nissan Sentra, Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Focus, as well as the relatively recent Chevrolet Cruze and Dodge Dart. The Kia stands out for offering a little more equipment for the same price--as well as some standout comfort options, such as a heated steering wheel and cooled driver's seat. There's also a choice between two engines, a fuel-efficient 1.8L and the stronger 2.0L so every buyer can find the right combination of power and fuel economy. This model sets itself apart with great list of standard equipment, fuel-efficiency, standout comfort and convenience options, choice of powertrains, and Stylish new exterior

    Located at Kia of West Nyack in West Nyack, Ny.  Call Kia of West Nyack today at 347-380-9645 for more information about this vehicle.

    Vehicle Options:

    • 1 Lcd Monitor In The Front
    • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
    • 13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • 2 12v Dc Power Outlets
    • 3.06 Axle Ratio
    • 4-way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline And Fore/aft Movement
    • 4-wheel Disc Brakes W/4-wheel Abs Front Vented Discs Brake Assist And Hill Hold Control
    • 5 Person Seating Capacity
    • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
    • 68-amp/hr 600cca Maintenance-free Battery W/run Down Protection
    • 90 Amp Alternator
    • Abs And Driveline Traction Control
    • Air Filtration
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Analog Display
    • Back-up Camera
    • Black Grille W/chrome Surround
    • Body-colored Front Bumper
    • Body-colored Power Heated Side Mirrors W/power Folding And Turn Signal Indicator
    • Body-colored Rear Bumper W/black Rub Strip/fascia Accent
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • Carpet Floor Trim And Carpet Trunk Lid/rear Cargo Door Trim
    • Chrome Door Handles
    • Chrome Side Windows Trim
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Cloth Seat Trim
    • Cruise Control W/steering Wheel Controls
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Day-night Rearview Mirror
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors W/driver And Passenger Illumination
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-mounted Side Airbags
    • Electric Power-assist Speed-sensing Steering
    • Electronic Stability Control (esc)
    • Engine: 2.0l I4 Dohc D-cvvt
    • Fob Controls -inc: Trunk/hatch/tailgate
    • Fade-to-off Interior Lighting
    • Fixed Rear Window W/defroster
    • Front Anti-roll Bar
    • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way Adjustable Driver's Seat
    • Front Cupholder
    • Front Fog Lamps
    • Front Map Lights
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Front-wheel Drive
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Full Floor Console W/covered Storage Mini Overhead Console W/storage And 2 12v Dc Power Outlets
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps W/delay-off
    • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
    • Gas-pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer Odometer Engine Coolant Temp Tachometer Trip Odometer And Trip Computer
    • Hvac -inc: Underseat Ducts
    • Illuminated Glove Box
    • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel Insert And Chrome Interior Accents
    • Leather Gear Shift Knob
    • Leather Steering Wheel
    • Light Tinted Glass
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints And Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Manual Air Conditioning
    • Manual Tilt/telescoping Steering Column
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point Height Adjusters And Pretensioners
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Power 1st Row Windows W/driver And Passenger 1-touch Up/down
    • Power Door Locks W/autolock Feature
    • Power Rear Windows
    • Radio W/seek-scan Clock Speed Compensated Volume Control Voice Activation And Internal Memory
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Refrigerated/cooled Box Located In The Glovebox Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Remote Keyless Entry W/integrated Key Transmitter Illuminated Entry Illuminated Ignition Switch And Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -inc: Mechanical Cargo Access And Mechanical Fuel
    • Seats W/cloth Back Material
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust W/chrome Tailpipe Finisher
    • Sliding Front Center Armrest And Rear Center Armrest
    • Smart Device Integration
    • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Strut Front Suspension W/coil Springs
    • Tires: P205/55r16 -inc: Low Rolling Resistance
    • Torsion Beam Rear Suspension W/coil Springs
    • Transmission: 6-speed Automatic -inc: Active Eco System And Sportmatic
    • Trip Computer
    • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Vinyl Door Trim Insert
    • Wheels: 6.5j X 16' Alloy
    • Window Grid Antenna
    • Wireless Streaming

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    2014 Kia Forte Review

    This car review is specific to this model, not the actual vehicle for sale.
    2014 Kia Forte
    All-new, bigger and better compact.

     

    Introduction
    Kia Forte is all-new for 2014. The 2014 Kia Forte was launched as a four-door sedan, while the 2014 Forte 5-Door hatchback joins the lineup late in the model year (late summer 2013).

     

    As the compact car segment expands to dominate the US market, manufacturers are increasingly recalibrating their offerings to provide style, luxury and safety at a level undreamt of just a few years ago in small cars. While the size of vehicles (and their impact on the environment) shrinks in response to consumers' changing needs, the expectation now is of elevated levels of equipment, sophistication and elegance. This explains Kia's accelerated development cycle on its Forte model. This new fifth generation, 2014 Forte has come out just three-and-a-half years after the appearance of its predecessor. When that car emerged, the marketplace was not as thronged with comprehensively equipped, stylish offerings as it is now, so the new Forte's timing could not be better. Kia says its new Forte was designed to satisfy both sides of the brain: the creative and the practical.

     

    All-new, the 2014 Kia Forte sedan features swoopy and contemporary styling, while the Forte 5-door offers European style and hatchback practicality.

     

    There's a choice of engines, a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with variable inlet-valve timing that produces 148-horsepower at 6500 rpm, a direct-injected 2.0-liter four-cylinder with variable valve timing that produces 173 horsepower at 6500 rpm, and a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine rated at 201 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 195 pound-feet of toque between 1750-4500 rpm.

     

    The $16,000 Forte LX sedan comes with the 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. Stepping up to the Forte EX sedan or 5-door grants an owner the benefit of the 2.0-liter, direct-injected four-cylinder engine good for 173 horsepower. The turbocharged 1.6-liter engine is exclusively available on the Forte SX 5-door.

     

    Forte 5-door also features a sport-tuned suspension.

     

    Many of the essential items like ABS, air conditioning, Bluetooth, satellite radio and Kia's comprehensive safety equipment are standard on all models. Yet the options list offers items not usually found on cars of this class, like a ventilated driver's seat, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, and puddle lamps at the doorhandles.

     

    Add rigorous noise and vibration-reducing measures, as well as careful suspension upgrades, and you're left with an impression of more refinement and elegance than one might expect from a car as affordable as the Forte.

     

    Lineup
    The 2014 Kia Forte is available as a four-door sedan and a 5-Door hatchback, the latter expected to be available the third quarter of 2013.

     

    Forte LX sedan comes equipped with the 1.8-liter engine. Forte LX ($16,000) comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission (an automatic is optional), 15-inch steel wheels, satellite radio, Bluetooth technology, steering-wheel mounted audio controls, trip computer, air conditioning, power windows and locks.

     

    Forte EX sedan and 5-door come with a direct-injected 2.0-liter four-cylinder with variable valve timing and this engine produces 173 horsepower at 6500 rpm. Forte EX sedan ($18,000) and 5-door come standard with 6-speed automatic transmission, 16-inch alloy wheels, body color mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, fog- and LED positioning lights, six-speaker stereo, UVO telematics package, rear camera display, cruise control with wheel-mounted controls, keyless entry and Flexsteer variable steering assist.

     

    Forte SX 5-door features a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine rated at 201 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 195 pound-feet of toque between 1750-4500 rpm and is offered with a choice of 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters on the steering wheel.

     

    An optional Premium Package includes heated front and rear seats, a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat with air-cooled ventilation, leather seat trim, power sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels and push button start with Smart Key and a heated steering wheel. The Technology Package adds HID headlights, LED tail lights, a 4.2-inch color LCD cluster screen and dual-zone automatic temperature control with rear seat ventilation.

     

    Walkaround
    The new 2014 Kia Forte has a crisply chiseled shape sitting on a wheelbase some two inches longer than the previous car. Kia describes the front end as having a winged bumper shape between the distinctive Kia grille and the underbumper intake, which shares the grille's mesh pattern. Headlamp enclosures are flared into the bodywork like streamliner canopies, and they showcase projector low-beam lamps on all models.

     

    The windshield and A-pillars are set at a sporty rake, calling for small front quarterlites that match, in turn, rear versions necessitated by the car's fast roofline. Body color is used on doorhandles and mirrors, while a chrome beltline garnish emphasizes the glasshouse's wedge profile, lending the Forte's profile a strong cab-forward visual sense.

     

    An extreme rear window rake and generous deck height provide a distinctly European flavor to the rear aspect of the sedan. Any chunkiness is relieved by the asymmetrical tail-light shapes and underbumper diffuser, and the lights themselves have 81 LEDs for a conspicuous night-time presence. The trunk opening is two inches wider for easier use.

     

    While one might see the design as Euro-derived, it is nonetheless attractive, tidy and balanced. We have yet to see the 15-inch wheels on the Forte, but the aggressively patterned 16-inch alloys fill their apertures in a pleasing fashion.

     

    Less obvious are the underbody tweaks that company officials say have helped the Forte achieve a slippery drag coefficient of 0.27.

     

    As on the sedan, the Forte 5-door's swept headlights stretch deep into the front fenders and the raked windshield and broad shoulders give the front end a sleek, sporty appearance. LED positioning lights add a premium look to the front fascia. Large 18-inch wheels fill the wheel wells on the SX, and the hatchback profile affords a performance-oriented European personality. Around back, the rear hatch glass opens to reveal 23.2 cubic feet of usable cargo space. LED tail lights complete the premium feel of the exterior and a sporty rear valance with twin chrome exhaust tips maintains the Forte 5-door's edgy demeanor.

     

    Interior
    Interior ambiance is one of the big challenges facing compact cars. Consumers can easily adapt to smaller exterior dimensions, but they will notice cheesy interior details for the life of the car. Kia's designers know this, and they've worked hard to provide an upscale experience.

     

    The dash surface features a ripple effect on the passenger side (echoed in the door panel) to provide character, while the instrument binnacle and center console feature seams and contours designed to break up any monotonous surface expanse. Angled 10-degrees toward the driver for a more-intimate interface, the center console is clean and uncluttered.

     

    The instruments themselves are large and bright, and the various control buttons have a pleasing sense to their operation. Much of the molded surface is coated in a nano paint treatment which is slightly rubbery to the touch, mitigating the usual criticisms about hard moldings.

     

    Considerable detail abounds in the door panels, where distinct concavities house the armrests and window controls. As you'd expect from a car with sporty pretensions, the steering wheel is a three-spoke design with contrasting colors, and it's leather wrapped in the EX model.

     

    Our Forte EX test car featured leather upholstered seats, and these proved supportive and comfortable throughout the trip.

     

    Driving Impression
    The Kia Forte provides a well-isolated ride, benefitting from its longer wheelbase, revised suspension, and stiff body. Torsional rigidity is up by 37 percent, according to Kia. Careful control of noise and vibration has produced a car with refinement that seems well above its spot on the pricelist. Ride motions, too, were well controlled on the mainly smooth roads around Phoenix, Arizona, where we sampled the car's delights.

     

    We have only driven Forte EX models to date, and the more powerful 2.0-liter engine certainly helped impress journalists at the press introduction with its flexible nature and lusty performance.

     

    The 6-speed automatic also made a good impression with its fast responses and smooth shifts. Shift-shock is all but absent in the Forte, and it's difficult even to confuse the transmission with sudden throttle movements. There's a manual override shift system in the new Forte, and it surprised us by holding the gear selected even when the throttle was quickly floored. While we prefer manumatics that will resist upshifting on their own, even at the redline, a rapidly deployed wide-open throttle suggests that maximum acceleration is being called for, and a downshift is in order.

     

    The Forte EX model features Flexsteer (perhaps not the best name for something related to car control), which offers comfort, normal and sport levels of steering assist, and this duly altered the steering's weighting, though it did little to improve the so-called motor-driven power steering's inert character.

     

    In truth, this is not that unusual among the proliferating electric power-steering systems hitting the market, and it is offset in the Forte in large part by the car's accurate responses to the wheel. You simply abandon tactile feedback in favor of visual confirmation of path control. You soon get used to it, particularly when the wheel is also pretty well isolated from kickback shock.

     

    Anyway, the Forte is not a fine-honed sport sedan. It is a competent, comfortable, roomy and well-equipped compact sedan. If it has been tuned to a sweet spot in the marketplace that prefers a composed and convenient car rather than a taut, close-focused attack tool, more power to Kia. This is exactly the kind of car more people should drive.


     

    Summary
    Redesigned for 2014, the Kia Forte is good looking, completely up to date with contemporary technologies, and more than adequate in the performance and creature comfort arenas. Add Kia's generous warranty program and its escalating residual values.

     

    Barry Winfield filed this NewCarTestDrive.com report after his test drive of the Kia Forte EX near Phoenix.

     

    Model Lineup
    Kia Forte LX ($16,000); EX ($18,000).

     

    Assembled In
    Korea.

     

    Options As Tested
    Premium Package, which includes heated front and rear seats, a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat with air-cooled ventilation, leather seat trim, power sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels and push button start with Smart Key and a heated steering wheel.

     

    Model Tested
    Kia Forte EX ($18,000).The Forte is Kia's offering in the competitive Compact market segment. Attractive styling, pricing and feature content are what make this car standout. The Forte is available in sedan or hatchback body styles. Both feature Kia's distinctive family grille. The Forte is available in three trims; LX (sedan only), EX and SX (hatchback only). The LX uses a 148-hp 1.8L four-cylinder and a six-speed manual, or an available six-speed automatic transmission. EX is equipped with a 173-hp 2.0L and six-speed automatic. SX features a 201-hp 1.6L turbo four-cylinder and a six-speed manual, or an available six-speed automatic transmission. The Forte comes nicely equipped with standard items such as; traction control, stability control, side and side curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, Bluetooth, trip computer and a tire pressure monitoring system. Dual-zone automatic climate control, HID headlights, LED taillights, power heated and ventilated leather seats, and a power sunroof are just some of the available features. The Forte has been completely redesigned inside and out for 2014.


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    250 Route 303 North
    West Nyack, Ny. 10994

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