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Canada: 2010 Kia Forte pricing documents leak to the web
The 2010 Kia Forte is expected to go on sale in Canada by the end of April.
While we are waiting Kia Canada to release some official information on Forte’s trim levels, equipment and pricing details, we will show you two leaked documents that we received in our mail-box earlier today and are revealing some of the awaited information.
According to the leaked pricing documents, the four-door Forte sedan will range in price from $15.695 to $22.195 (Canadian dollar).
Featuring an all-new exterior and interior design, the 2010 Forte sedan will be equipped with either a 156 horsepower 2.0L or 174 hp 2.4L Theta four-cylinder engines and four different transmissions (5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 5-speed automatic). The all-new Kia Forte (in Canadian market) is available in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX.
Base Forte LX offers various standard features such power heated outside mirrors, power windows, power doorlocks, MP3 audio system with AUX and USB input ports, voice activated hands-free Bluetooth connectivity, steering wheel mounted audio controls and a complete safety equipment including 6 airbags, ABS, four-wheel disc brakes and anti-whiplash front headrests.
EX and SX models offer a number of additional features, such as: electronic stability control (ESC), 16 inch or 17 inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, telescopic steering wheel, exterior chrome door handles, automatic sunroof and more (see the image below!).
The top of the range Forte SX model equipment also includes supervision instrument cluster, leather-trimmed seats, metalic interior accents, leather wrapped steering-wheel, alloy sport pedals and Sirius satellite radio.
Kia Forte pricing:
Forte 2.0L LX
Forte 2.0 LX 5-speed manual transmission – $15.695
Forte 2.0 LX 4-speed automatic transmission – $16.895
Forte 2.0 LX “Plus” 4-speed automatic tranny – $18.195
Forte 2.0L EX
Forte 2.0 EX 5-speed manual transmission – $17.995
Forte 2.0 EX + sunroof, 5-spped manual tranny – $18.795
Forte 2.0 EX 4-speed automatic transmission -$19.195
Forte 2.0 EX + sunroof, 4-speed automatic tranny – $19.995
Forte 2.4L SX:
Forte 2.4 SX 6-speed manual transmission – $20.995
Forte 2.4 SX 5-speed automatic transmission – $22.195
Depending on trim levels, the 2010 Kia Forte comes available with three different sets of tires and wheels. The base Kia Forte LX comes with 15-inch steel wheels fitted with P195/65R15 tires, while Forte 2.0 EX comes equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels and the size of P205/55R16. The top of the line Forte 2.4L SX model is available with sporty looking 10-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels and P215/45R17 tires.
In Canada, Kia Forte buyers will be able to choose from a variety of attractive exterior colors such as Santorini Blue or Spicy Red. The eight-color palette also includes Clear White, Sterling, Light Graphite, Titanium Silver, Metal Bronze and Black Orchid.