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2014 Kia Forte 5-door revealed at Chicago Auto Show

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2014 Kia Forte 5-door
Kia revealed the 2014 Forte 5-door at the Chicago Auto Show. The all-new Forte 5-door SX’s European-inspired hatchback design is complimented by an all-new 1.6L gasoline direct-injected (GDI) turbocharged 4-cylinder engine putting out 201 bhp and 195 lb-ft of torque, making the all-new Forte 5-door SX the most powerful Forte from Kia to date. The Forte 5-door is expected to go on sale in the third quarter of 2013, and pricing will be announced closer to launch. Continue reading »

Posted: February 8th, 2013
at 1:55am by The Sub-Editor

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Categories: Auto Shows,Kia

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IIHS low-speed bumper crash tests reveal expensive figures

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Bumpers are the first line of defense against costly damage in everyday low-speed crashes. Bumpers on cars are designed to match up with each other in collisions, but a long-standing gap in federal regulations exempts SUVs from the same rules. New Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests demonstrate the results: SUV bumpers that don’t line up with those on cars can lead to huge repair bills in what should be minor collisions in stop-and-go traffic. Continue reading »

Posted: December 4th, 2010
at 9:58am by The Editor

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Categories: Ford,General News,Hyundai,Kia,Nissan,Toyota

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