2014 KIA Forte5 Review: The new 2014 KIA Forte5 is an elegant combination of comfort and convenience. The sporty sport coupe can fit into tight parking spaces; but don’t let appearances be deceiving because the 2014 Kia Forte5’s rear hatch opens up to over 650 litres of enhanced cargo space, on top of 60:40 split-folding rear seats. Powerful performance and groundbreaking safety technology line the vehicle for peace of mind that keeps you moving forward.
The 2014 KIA Forte5 has been designed with convenience, comfort, and class. The vehicle features a refined, sophisticated cabin with available carbon-fibre pattern dash trim accents, and options like available leather seats with carbon-fibre pattern bolster, available leather-wrapped, heated steering wheel, heated front seats with an available cooling option, and available heated rear seats.
For optimal driving comfort, there is available 10-way driver’s seat with memory, plus lumbar support. For a sportier drive, available features include available alloy sport pedals. All of the above features come standard with the 2014 KIA Forte5 SX.
Technology features in the 2014 KIA Forte5 have been designed to provide maximum comfort and convenience. It starts by creating the optimal climate with features that include Active Eco System, available dual-zone automatic climate control and available auto-defog system with Clean Air ionizer.
The steering wheel has mounted audio controls that connect to a 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo with SIRIUS satellite radio. The available navigation system with a multimedia interface will help you get to your destination with ease. The voice-activated Bluetooth system will provide you with a hands-free experience for a safer ride. If you’re planning on a long trip, the available cooling glovebox will help keep snacks and beverages fresh on the road.
Boasting a refined exterior, the 2014 KIA Forte5 accentuates the sporty design features with a front bumper and grille that furthers the sport coupe’s aerodynamic capability. The LED positioning lights, standard on EX and SX models, illuminate the road less travelled, plus make for elegant staying. The strong frame is held by available 17-inch and 18-inch machined-finish alloy wheels with contrasting blackout details. Other standard exterior features include fog lights, alloy wheels, heated power side mirrors and heated windshield wipers.
The new 2014 KIA Forte5 features two available engines that offer a fun, sporty ride. The new 1.6 litre GDI turbocharged engine, available on the SX and SX Luxury, offers 201 horsepower of pure thrill. The smooth ride is also in thanks to the Sportmatic automatic transmission. Another great performance-enhancing feature with the new Forte5 is the available FlexSteer system that offers custom power steering option modes to match your driving needs. Come into KIA West your Greater Vancouver KIA dealer!
2014 KIA Forte5 Engine
|Engine||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lb – ft)|
|2.0-litre GDI four-cylinder (EX, LX)||173||154 lb-ft|
|1.6-litre GDI turbo four-cylinder (SX, SX Luxury)||201||195 lb-ft|
2014 KIA Forte5 Fuel Economy
|2.0-litre GDI||6-speed Manual||Up to 8.5 L/100 km (33.2 mpg)||Up to 5.8 L/100 km (48.7 mpg)|
|2.0-litre GDI||6-speed Automatic||Up to 8.6 L/100 km (32.8 mpg)||Up to 5.8 L/100 km (48.7 mpg)|
|1.6-litre GDI||6-speed Manual||Up to 9.7 L/100 km (29.1 mpg)||Up to 6.9 L/100 km (40.9 mpg)|
|1.6-litre GDI||6-speed Automatic||Up to 9.7 L/100 km (29.1 mpg)||Up to 6.7 L/100 km (42.2 mpg)|
Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors.
Voted 2014 Motoring Best Economy Car!
Commitment to Safety
The 2014 KIA Forte5 is strategically designed and engineered to absorb and deflect crash energy. Reinforced with ultra-high-strength steel, the cabin has been designed to withstand collisions and protect you and your passengers. The airbag system is equipped with front airbags, front side airbags, and dual-row side air curtains. For added convenience, comfort, and safety the Forte5 EX and SX features a Rearview camera. Other standard safety features include an impact-sensing system that automatically unlocks the doors in case of collision, Standard Hill Assist Control, Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, and Brake Assist System.
2014 KIA Forte5 Warranty
- Basic: 100,000 km (60 months)
- Powertrain: 100,000 km (60 months)
- Roadside Assistance: 100,000 km (60 months)
- Major Emission Components: 130,000 km (96 months)
Some conditions may apply. See Kia West for full details in the Vancouver area, BC, Canada. Not all warranty details are covered in this 2014 KIA Forte5 Review. For additional information and Extended Kia Warranty options, please contact Kia West in Coquitlam.
2014 KIA Forte5 for sale in Greater Vancouver, BC
The 2014 KIA Forte5 is a fun little car that handles great, a massive interior, sporty outer design and has a plethora of available options Come test drive the Forte5 today at KIA West.
KIA West is located at 688 Lougheed Highway in Coquitlam, BC. Come test drive the 2014 KIA Forte5 today at your local Greater Vancouver KIA dealer – KIA West.
Disclaimer: Pricing is subject to change without notice, actual price may vary; installed options may also vary by dealer. Price does not include applicable license fees, insurance, registration, tax, freight/delivery, PDI or administration fees. Warranty may be subject to change without notice, actual warranty may vary. Specification may change without notice. See dealership for final pricing, availability, and complete details.