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Which Kia Sedan Is Right for Me?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Red 2020 Kia Forte and white 2020 Kia Optima

2020 Kia Forte vs 2020 Kia Optima 

Shopping for a new sedan can be tricky. Do you go for the turbocharged and sporty model or do you opt for the lineup with a hybrid option? A compact model or a mid-size option? No matter which way your heart is pulling you, the Kia brand is here to deliver. With the 2020 Kia Forte and 2020 Kia Optima, there’s no wrong answer when it comes to choosing a Kia sedan. But which one is right for you? We’re here to find that out.  


Where Does the Kia Forte Fit into the Small Sports Sedan Segment?

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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2020 Kia Forte Vs. Civic Si Vs. Sentra Nismo Vs. Jetta GLI

With its latest iteration marking the first year that the Kia Forte has had a turbocharged engine in its sedan body, there are a lot of reasons to be excited about high-value power. The Kia Forte, after all, is a vehicle that has consistently delivered more for less in terms of features and style. With an upgraded powertrain option, it’s better than ever. (more…)

Kia’s Performance Lineup Proves Everybody Gets to Enjoy the Thrill of Speed

Friday, October 4th, 2019
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2020 Kia Forte GT and 2019 Kia Stinger GT Comparison

If you’ve been watching the compact and midsize sedan/hatchback market recently, you may have noticed that cars everywhere are getting kind of sporty. We have a few theories as to why this is, but perhaps the most compelling is the switch drivers have undergone to crossovers as their preferred vehicle type. (more…)

What Colors Does the 2020 Kia Forte Come In?

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
2020 kia forte with composite blend of colors

2020 Kia Forte Color Options

When it comes to style, nobody is doing it better than the compact car segment right now. Within that segment, nobody is doing it better than the Kia Forte. Compact cars, after all, haven’t always been the sporty models we now think of them as. There were entire decades in American automotive history where compact cars were just small and kind of cruddy. (more…)

Teen Drivers Want and Need Different Things in their Vehicles. Kia Answers the Call

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Best Cars for Teens 2019

As automotive dealership staff, we can get easily lost in thinking about vehicles in terms of the center of the bell curve. What does the average buyer look for in a car or SUV? However, we always have to remember that those shopping in the center of the bell curve have the most options and often it can be those on the fringe ends of the bell curve who are left feeling like they don’t have as many options that match up to their unique wants and needs. (more…)

What New Features are the 2020 Kia Forte Bringing?

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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2020 Kia Forte Specs and Features

As Kia’s rock-star compact, the Kia Forte has been a totem model for the brand’s push toward offering luxury vehicle features and style in the mass-market price range. Having been completely overhauled last year, the Kia Forte’s value proposition has never been stronger in a market that is reluctant to invest any significant R&D into what it sees as a declining sedan segment. (more…)

Take a Road Trip in Comfort and Style This Summer

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Best Cars for Road Trips 2019

Summer is almost here and, nationwide, that means one thing – road trips! With kids out of school, a lack of traction-reducing inclement weather for much of the nation and long days, summer is the season everybody waits for to get behind the wheel and put the miles behind you. (more…)

What’s New on the 2020 Kia Forte?

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
2020 kia forte gt in blue parked on road in front of glass garage

2020 Kia Forte Vs. 2019 Kia Forte

Marked by its sleek, Kia-Stinger-influenced style and a generous list of standard features, the Kia Forte stands against the mundane compact competition. No more are compact cars required to be boring, forgettable or offensively absent of standard features like active safety tech and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. (more…)

Is the Kia Cadenza or Kia Optima Bigger?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Kia Optima and Kia cadenza on white background

Kia Cars Lineup Size Comparison

Although crossovers have been all the rage on the road lately, sedans still have a solid place as a timeless, fuel-efficient and agile option for transportation. We’ve written at length about how foolish it would be to discount the enduring, three-box style of the classic “car.” (more…)

How the Kia Forte Became a Better Civic Than the Civic

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Kia Forte Vs. Honda Civic

We’ve spoken extensively on this blog about how Kia has leveraged their historical position in the North American market (strictly value) to surprise drivers by adding style, features and specs that rival far more expensive vehicles. This change has been gradual in its build, but pretty sudden in its execution. (more…)