KIA Forte Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Engine

Year:

2012

Manufacturer:

KIA

Complaint Resolution:

No, need help

This is a 2012 Kia Forte 2.4 and it had recalls in the past and have take it it to the Kia dealer for the recalls but not the issue is getting more complicated because now I can even drive my car. My car started with having no power to

Review submitted by:Miriam V

Pros:Is gas reliable.

Cons:Replacing parts that are not fixing the problem.

Engine Knocking

Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

KIA

Complaint Resolution:

No, need help

My 2015 Kia Forte started to be louder then normal and knock. Within the same day it broke down and now is not drive-able. I have always stayed on top of oil changes and car maintenance. I have brought it into Kia for multiple recalls and have had only issues

Review submitted by:Kim H

Pros:Nothing

Cons:Too many issues with

Engine blew

Year:

2012

Manufacturer:

KIA

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

2012 Kia Forte - excellent condition and 98,000 miles on it. While driving on the highway going 60 mph, a piston broke and created a hole in the engine block and the engine blew. Oil was all over the place. Kia refuses to fix it because I am not the

Review submitted by:LISA H

Pros:My son bought it off my brother and it was in perfect condition!

Cons:Engine blew-----and kia will not do anything about it

Decent car.

Year:

2011

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

This car is very decent. I drive at least 600miles a week and so far this car has done good. It’s not fast at all but does have some speed to it. The overall style is simple, basic. This is a good economical car. I drive to LA and LV

Review submitted by:Saagar J

Pros:Gas, Economy, Radio, Color

Cons:Blind spots, suspension, rear view mirror, speed,

KIA FORTE GT2

Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

KIA

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I recently purchased a brand new KIA FORTE GT2. Let me start by saying this is the 6th KIA product that I have owned. I think KIA has made a great product, but has really missed the mark with customer service and the Apple/Android car play. My Forte GT with

Review submitted by:Andrew

Pros:Quick, great handling, large trunk, uses regular gas

Cons:APPLE/ANDROID CAR PLAY is a deal breaker

WORST CARS EVER!!!!

Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

KIA

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Transmission problems... Many issues keep popping up with this stupid lemon car. I, wouldn't ever recommend this car to anyone.

Review submitted by:Ryan

Pros:None!!!

Cons:Transmission problems, Etc.

Unreliable

Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

KIA

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

This car has way too many concerns going on. Service shop again and again... Not reliable transportation what so ever.

Review submitted by:Stephanie

Pros:Zero

Cons:Not a good Vehicle

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