Kia has released two design illustrations of the all-new third-generation 2014 Forte / Cerato compact sedan.

Kia has released two design illustrations of the all-new third-generation 2014 Forte (US) / Cerato (other markets) compact sedan.

Along with the fairly attractive design images, Kia tells us the completely redesigned compact sedan will have its global market launch in Korea under a new name "K3" (domestic market only) later this year, followed by overseas markets during the first quarter of 2013.

Sized longer, lower and wider, the new Forte sedan will followed by five-door hatchback and two-door coupe variants.

The Kia Forte has been on the market in the U.S. since 2009 and the Cerato was Kia's global best-seller in 2011 with more than 445,000 units delivered.

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