Quality and value are high points on the 2014 Kia Forte, and its sharp new look pushes it toward the head of the compact-car class.
- Spacious interior for both sedan and coupe
- Many upscale features available
- Strong engines on EX and SX trims
- Easy-to-use controls
- Lengthy warranty coverage.
- Fuel economy isn't as high as some other top rivals
- Unrefined ride quality at times
- Middling frontal-impact safety scores.