An all-new second generation Kia Forte Koup debuts for the 2014 model year. Aggressively
styled and marketed to attract younger buyers, the Forte Koup competes in a shrinking compact
coupe market with the likes of Honda Civic Coupe, Scion tC and a car that it shares basic
components, the Hyundai Elantra Coupe.
The new 1.6-litre direct-injected (GDI) turbocharged four-cylinder engine that comes in the SX
editions of Forte Koup can generate 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, making it the most
powerful Forte Koup from Kia to date.
The Forte Koup comes in thee trim levels, EX, SX and SX Luxury and two engine choices, plus
a long list of premium amenities and features.
The EX trim includes: 17? machined-finish alloy wheels; Leather steering wheel and shift
knob; Flex Steer; Stainless steel exhaust tip; Split-chrome outside door handles; Auto-dimming
rearview mirror; Auto folding outside mirrors; UVO infotainment system; Rear view camera;
LED positioning lamps; and auto light control.
The SX trim additions include: Carbon-fibre pattern front bumper; Carbon-fibre pattern rear
diffuser; Clean air ionizer (under dual-zone automatic climate control); Dark chrome front grill
surround; 18? machined-finish alloy wheels; Larger front brakes; Black high-gloss outside
mirrors and handles; Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control; LED lightbar taillights; Alloy
pedals; Aero blade wiper; Smart Key with push button start; Welcome lighting system; Cooling
glove box; LED 'halo-style' projection fog lights; Dual stainless steel, sport tuned exhaust tips;
Sport-tuned suspension; Cloth seats with leatherette bolsters
The SX Luxury package adds: Xenon HID headlights; Leather seats with carbon-fiber pattern
bolsters; Air cooled driver's seat; Multimedia Interface (w/ Navigation); Sunroof; Heated
steering wheel; and a enhanced LCD/TFT Supervision cluster.
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