With a final score of 49.13%, the new Forte 5 is the same old car. Yes Kia has pulled out no stops on updating this car. Too bad that this is what North America gets, while everyone else gets the awesome looking C'eed and C'eed GT. Maybe next time we'll get it too.
Front End: D+ Good: A sleek windshield to grab some street cred Bad: Cheap air ducts with no attitude Rear End: C+ Good: Sport appeal on the rear fins Bad: The days of bubble lights are diminishing Side: C Good: Great character lines Bad: Could use some more character lines or gills Overall Appeal: C Good: A sporty hatch Bad: Sporty hatch is all its got
AutoLooks Buy List Approved: No Recommended Tuner: Yes Trend Setter: No Brand Value: Same AutoLooks Stock Market: Keep