2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte: Acquiring Signal

February 7, 2014

2014 Kia Forte

I was driving our 2014 Kia Forte and just as I was about to get all nostalgic about Jimmie's Chicken Shack and my former skateboarding youth, I got the message below.

2014 Kia Forte

More than any other cars in our long-term fleet, Hyundais and Kias lose their satellite radio signals often. Several times on my 20-mile commute to and from the office, the Forte goes radio silent.

What is your opinion? SiriusXM's fault and just a coincidence that I always happen to be in a Kia or Hyundai? Or do these cars have a signal strength problem?

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor

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