All-New 2010 Kia Forte Koup Recognized as a "Best In Show" for 2009 New York International Auto Show

Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by in Kia Canada

  • Kias initial two-door coupe remarkable for character and value

    IRVINE, Calif., Apr 16, 2009 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a all-new 2010 Kia Forte Koup, denounced only final week during a 2009 New York International Auto Show, has been selected by a editors during MSN Autos as a Best in Show pick. Vehicles that done a list offering considerable style, value and altogether intensity to assistance pierce a automotive attention forward.

    As a New York Auto Show offers a series of judgment and prolongation introductions, we are gratified that MSN Autos famous Forte Koup as a Best in Show for a confidant styling and measureless value, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp boss of marketing, KMA. The all-new Forte Koup, total with a recently launched Soul civic newcomer car and soon-to-be launched Forte sedan, unequivocally drives home a stream plan to emanate a full lineup of value-laden vehicles with a graphic and appealing Kia design.

    MSN Autos, a largest tellurian network of online automotive sites providing consumers with endless research, shopping and tenure services, famous a Forte Koup for a neat styling and endless offerings for a good value. The all-new two-door also was remarkable for a rival energy and fuel efficiency.

    Based on a pattern styling of a KOUP judgment car shown during final years show, a all-new Forte Koups liquid lines and offset proportions closely counterpart a absolute pattern cues of a judgment car and offer a same assertive position with swept-back wrap-around headlamps, assertive atmosphere intakes and a low, neat profile. Available in dual trim levels (EX and SX), Forte Koup offers a robust nonetheless worldly design.

    More absolute than a Honda Civic Coupe, Ford Focus Coupe or Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe, Forte Koup EX is driven by a 2.0-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine producing 156 horsepower and 144 pound-feet of torque, while a SX facilities an upgraded 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine delivering 173 horsepower and 168 pound-feet of torque, some-more than a Scion tC. Both engines broach during slightest 31 miles per gallon (highway), with estimated fuel economy of 25/34 (city/highway) for a 2.0-liter when corresponding with possibly a five-speed primer delivery or discretionary four-speed automatic. The some-more absolute 2.4-liter offers an careful 22/32 mpg with a six-speed primer and 23/31 when interconnected with a five-speed automatic.

    Kia Motors America Product Line

    Kia Motors America offers a energetic and different product line of 12 vehicles to accommodate a needs of all lifestyles. The car line facilities a organic Rondo CUV and award-winning Sedona minivan along with a far-reaching accumulation of renouned newcomer cars, including a polished Amanti full-size sedan, eloquent Optima midsize sedan, versatile and compress Spectra and Spectra5, and sporty nonetheless fuel-efficient Rio and Rio5 subcompacts. The car line also facilities a affordably lush Borrego, imperishable Sorento and value-packed Sportage SUVs. The 2010 Soul serve complements a lineup as it arrives in dealerships, as will a 2010 Forte and Forte Koup.

    About Kia Motors America

    Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 625 dealers via a United States. For 2008, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline The Power to Surprise.

    Kia Motors America is a Official Automotive Partner of a NBA. Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site For media information, including photography, revisit

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