Kia has announced pricing details for the 2014 U.S.-spec Forte sedan which starts from 15,900 USD without the 800 USD destination charge.

Kia has announced pricing details for the 2014 U.S.-spec Forte sedan which starts from 15,900 USD without the 800 USD destination charge.

The entry-level LX variant gets a 1.8-liter four-cylinder MPI engine with 148 hp (110 kW) and 177 Nm (131 lb-ft) linked to a 6-speed manual gearbox or an optional 6-speed auto (from 17,400 USD). The EX trim (19,400 USD) is available with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder GDI producing 173 hp (129 kW) and 208 Nm (154 lb-ft) mated to the automatic transmission.

Standard features include Bluetooth, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, air conditioning, power windows and heated power-folding mirrors. For the LX version with the automatic clients can order the Popular Package which brings sliding front armrest, remote trunk release, keyless entry, cruise control and 16-inch alloys.

EX is equipped with the aforementioned remote keyless entry with trunk opener, sliding center armrest, Rear Camera Display, cooling glove box and eServices for the UVO infotainment system. One of the optional features is the FlexSteer which has three steering modes: Comfort, Normal and Sport.

Premium Package has 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, heated front/rear seats, power sunroof, leather seat trim, push button start, 17-inch wheels and heated steering wheel. Technology Package includes 4.2-inch color LCD cluster, LED taillights, HID headlights and dual-zone automatic temperature control featuring rear center ventilation.

2014 Kia Forte sedan priced from 15,900 USD*