12 Press Releases
12 Press Releases
02/11/09 ID: 3607
KIA MOTORS AMERICA INTRODUCES ALL-NEW KIA FORTE
On the heels of announcing the widely acclaimed, all-new Kia Soul, Kia Motors America (KMA) today introduced the all-new 2010 Kia Forte (pronounced for-tay) compact sedan at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show. Forte blends Kia’s exciting new design direction under the tutelage of Peter Schreyer, Kia Motors’ chief design officer, with a multitude of standard features. The 2010 Kia Forte will go on sale in North America in late spring or early summer of 2009.
06/11/09 ID: 3623
ALL-NEW 2010 KIA FORTE COMPACT SEDAN
Following the successful launch of the all-new, widely acclaimed 2010 Kia Soul urban passenger vehicle in Miami earlier this year, Kia Motors America (KMA) today launched the all-new 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan in Seattle. The Emerald City, known for its innovation and creativity, provides the perfect backdrop for Forte, a true pioneering player in its segment. On sale in North America early this summer, Forte is the first of its kind to offer consumers an impressive combination of standard safety, comfort and convenience features.
07/16/09 ID: 3631
VASILI SPANOS WINS KIA MOTORS PERFORMANCE CHALLENGE AT NBA NATION PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE USA AND KIA MOTORS
Kia Motors America (KMA), the Official Automotive Partner of the NBA, declared Vasili Spanos the 2009 Kia Motors Performance Challenge winner on Sunday, July 12 at the final NBA Nation, presented by T-Mobile USA and Kia Motors, tour stop in Dallas. As the winner, Spanos has selected the all-new 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan.
08/18/09 ID: 3638
KIA FORTE NAMED "CAR OF THE MONTH" BY NADAGUIDES.COM
The most recent addition to the Kia Motors America (KMA) ever-expanding line-up, the recently launched all-new 2010 Forte compact sedan has been named "Car of the Month" for August by NADAguides.com. Acclaimed for attractive styling, value and an extensive list of class-leading features, Forte is the latest installment to be launched under the brands design-led transformation.
08/19/09 ID: 3639
KIA MOTORS PARTNERS WITH SCRIPPS NETWORKS DIGITAL TO SUPPORT LAUNCH OF ALL-NEW 2010 KIA FORTE
Kia Motors America (KMA) has partnered with Scripps Networks Digital to extend the launch of the all-new 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan, which is dubbed The First of Its Kind for its unique combination of standard technology, convenience, comfort and safety features. The partnership includes: Whats Your Forte sweepstakes on FoodNetwork.com and DIYnetwork.com, rich media units with a custom recipe generator on FoodNetwork.com, sponsorship of FoodNetwork.coms Recipe of the Day widget, print ads and on-air spots.
11/03/09 ID: 3651
KIA MOTORS AMERICA UNVEILS U.S. MOTORSPORTS PROGRAM
The all-new 2010 Kia Forte Koup’s motto – “One Hot Ride” – took on a new meaning today as Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled its U.S. motorsports program at the 2009 SEMA Show. KMA has teamed with the Kinetic Group to build and campaign two Forte Koups in the 2010 GRAND-AM KONI Sports Car Challenge Series in the Street Tuner (ST) class.
12/03/09 ID: 3659
KIA FORTE NAMED "CAR OF THE YEAR" BY NADAGUIDES.COM
On the heels of being named "Car of the Month" for August by NADAguides.com, the respected online automotive source has named the all-new 2010 Kia Forte "Car of the Year." Selected from the nine vehicles chosen as a "Car of the Month" throughout the year, Forte was honored for its attractive styling, value and an extensive list of class-leading features.
01/13/10 ID: 3667
KIA FORTE NAMED TO ABOUT.COM BEST NEW CARS OF 2010 LIST
Recently named Car of the Year for 2010 by NADAguides.com, the 2010 Kia Forte sedan has been named to the Best New Cars of 2010 list by popular online resource About.com. Forte was one of 12 vehicles selected by About.com for its attractive combination of high quality, extensive standard safety features and overall value.
02/11/10 ID: 3678
KIA FORTE KOUP SELECTED TO TOP 10 CARS FOR 2010 LIST BY WWW.PREGUNTEARICARDO.COM
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced its popular Forte Koup was selected by www.PregunteARicardo.com (Ask Ricardo) as a Top 10 Car for 2010. A panel of Hispanic Automotive influencers were assembled to review and compare which new cars offered the best value for their intended segments. The Forte Koup was selected for its combination of modern styling, content and great value in the two-door segment.
04/20/10 ID: 3695
KIA FORTE AWARDED "TOP SAFETY PICK" BY INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Following in the footsteps of the 2010 Soul urban passenger vehicle, the 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan has been recognized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) with a 2010 Top Safety Pick award in the Small Car category. The new Forte, which replaced Kias popular Spectra model, received the organizations top honor by earning Good ratings the highest achievable in frontal, side, rear and rollover impact crash safety tests. The Sedona minivan was chosen as a Top Safety Pick shortly after its launch in 2006.
06/03/10 ID: 3703
KIA FORTE AWARDED EDMUNDS.COM CONSUMERS TOP RATED® VEHICLE AWARD
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan has been named the top-rated sedan under $15,000 in the Edmunds.com Consumers Top Rated®1 vehicle awards for 2010. Forte earned strong marks for its excellent overall value, wealth of standard features, being one of the best-looking small cars on the market and most fun-to-drive vehicles in its class.
06/09/10 ID: 3704
KIA FORTE NAMED TO MSN AUTOS "TOP 10 CARS UNDER $15,000" LIST
Recently announced as a top-rated sedan under $15,000 in the Edmunds.com Consumers Top Rated®1 vehicle awards for 2010, the Kia Forte has now been named to the Top 10 Cars under $15,000 list by leading automotive Web site MSN Autos. Forte was recognized for its overall value, style, handling and functionality and utility.