2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test


2014 Kia Forte: Comfortable Rear Seating

September 26, 2013

2014 Kia Forte

If some friends of yours end up going along for a ride in your 2014 Kia Forte, they'll likely be pretty pleased with the rear seating.

For starters, there's 35.9 inches of rear seat legroom, which is very good for this class of car. (Here's a link to the Edmunds comparison tool loaded with two other cars known for their roomy rear seats, the Civic and Jetta, and one with a smaller-than-typical rear seat, the Focus.) Headroom should also be sufficient for adults up to about 6 feet tall.

As for the seating itself, I've found it to be pretty comfortable. There's adequate support under your thighs from the seat cushion, the backrest isn't overly upright, and there's a pleasing amount of padding on the door and center armrests.

Of course, our loaded Forte EX also has those rear air vents and heated rear seats.

Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 5,419 miles

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