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2012 Kia Forte Koup SX

2012 Kia Forte Koup Review

(3 Stars) 

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

It’s a good thing when you can find affordability and reliability in a good looking vehicle. The 2012 Kia Forte Koup is an offering from the Japanese car maker that is sure to meet the needs of a lot of people. Available in two trim levels this coupe has plenty of standard features and a handful of optional ones. Attractive on both the inside and the outside, the Forte Koup truly looks like a more expensive car than it is. Even with some of the drawbacks, this coupe is a good choice for anyone who doesn’t need a lot of rear seat room, but wants an attractive car for a good price.

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2012 Forte Koup SX Coupe Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 2.4L in-line 4 DOHC and variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 23 MPG city, 31 MPG highway, 26 MPG combined and 357 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
13.7gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 173 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 168 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm

'12 Kia SX Standard Equipment

  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
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Premium Interior Trim
  Safety  
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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Satellite Radio
  Suspension  
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Sport Suspension
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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