2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Kia

image2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

: Our long-term 2014 Kia Forte is a feature-rich mid-sized sedan that comes at a nice price.

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  • hybrishybris Member Posts: 365
    Just saying but I take it that Edmund's recent talking car head commercial isn't quite getting the word out?
  • bc1960bc1960 Pittsburgh, PAMember Posts: 171
    Wouldn't it be $24.3K *before* the $1000 rebate? Otherwise that doesn't seem very good with a list price of $25.7K--I'm not a great negotiator but I'd lose all self-respect if I could only get $400 off besides the rebate. I don't know whether it's polite to mention competitors, but the TRUE***-provided pricing of an unnamed consumer magazine sez under $23K including rebate near Santa Monica.
  • misterfusionmisterfusion Member Posts: 471
    I have used that competing service twice, and it was outstanding. But I *did* go to Edmunds for some of the actual car research.
  • chunky_mikechunky_mike Member Posts: 5
    seems like a decent car, but honestly at that price, I'd rather have a Honda Accord Sport. I paid less than that for mine and I think it's a better car.
  • blueprint1blueprint1 Member Posts: 22
    I almost bought a new 2013 Optima LX manual for 17,500cdn$, all in but taxes (Optima, not Forte). We still had manuals for 2013, but they're gone for 2014.

    Kia has a huge pad in their msrp numbers. They ran out of manual Optimas before I could sign. Darn.
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