Test Drive: Kia Forte Koup

Sometimes a car catches me totally off guard because it turns out to be so much more fun to drive than I expected.? The Kia Forte Koup is such a car. ?While its namesake, the Kia Forte sedan is a very good car and an excellent value, it?s not the kind of car that makes…

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Run to the Sun — Kia Koup

Imagine driving a very cool new car for a distance between 9 to 25 miles, getting out and then into another very cool car for another 9 to 25 mile leg and then repeating the same routine through 23 cars in a two day period. Welcome to the 2010 NWAPA (Northwest Automotive Press Association) Run…

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Test Drive: 2010 Kia Fort? Koup

When the Kia Fort? sedan came out last summer, it was a revelation that the budget Korean automaker was committed to moving upscale and competing with Honda and Toyota for small car buyers. The sturdy Fort? was well-liked by the press and the market alike. And right at the end of the press introduction, Kia…

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