2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte EX: This Car Knows When You're Coming

March 6, 2014

2014 Kia Forte EX

If you have a dog you know what it's like to put the key in your front door and hear the eager barking inside. Not to take anything away from man's best friend, but the LED perimeter approach lighting and illuminated door handle pockets on our long-term 2014 Kia Forte EX have a similar effect.

Under some circumstances it might be a good safety feature. But mostly, it just gives you a "welcome home" feeling.

Philip Reed, Senior Consumer Advice Editor


  • rjett rjett Posts:

    Blank article?

  • oldparnell oldparnell Posts:

    It knew you were coming....

  • The power mirrors also extend if they folded when you left the vehicle. :)

  • Luxury car features on a entry level car. It's usually this type of attention to detail that owners appreciate over the long haul. It doesn't have a powerful engine and it won't straighten any curves but this is a great car. Good highway cruiser, great reliability, good fuel economy, and loads of luxury car features for a low price. This is they type of car you're going to like 5 years later as much as you did the day you drove it off the lot.

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