Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 10 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
surprising gas mileage
By my_forte on
Vehicle
2013 Kia Forte SX 4dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
Review
Since I was starting a new job that entailed a considerable commute, I needed a car with good gas mileage that didn't hurt the wallet too much. However, since I was going to be spending a considerable amount of time in the car, I wanted as many creature comforts as possible for a low price. The Kia Forte SX 2.4 litre does not sip fuel as well as the 2.0 litre, but I found that driving 100km/hour(legal speed limit here in Ontario), I could attain exactly the 6.2 litres/100km that was advertised...until my last fill-up. The odometer reached 9700 km and at 70-80km/hr while taking the scenic route home, the average consumption dipped to 5.1litres/100km. The 80km trip averaged 5.5litres/100km.
Favorite Features
Love the bluetooth connectivity and overall styling as well as the power when needed. The go-cart handling may not be for everyone, but it definitely works for me.
Suggested Improvements
The only 3 things I would change are the sound system, which is upgradeable anyway, the tires and the transmission. The transmission may not be a good thing for me to judge, as I have never owned a vehicle with an automatic transmission before. I am used to stepping on the pedal and getting instant acceleration as opposed to waiting that split second for the transmission to find the right gear.
Recommend (5) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific