Early this month, Kia Motors already unveiled the 5 door version of the new Kia Forte which is the 2011 Kia Forte Hatchback.The 2011 Kia Forte 5 door has been one of four exciting Kia cars that made their inaugural public premieres at the New York International Auto Show. It has been put on display alongside hot-looking Kia Sorento SX, new Optima sedan and completely redesigned Sportage crossover.
There is slight changes in the new front grill, alloy wheels, lower valence design, center console and paddle shifters.Major styling changes have been done to the car’s rear-end, which received the fifth-door for sportier look and added practicality.
The 5-door Kia Forte will ba available with three efficient four-cylinder engines coupled with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.It will be available in two engine option in United States, 2.0-litre and 2.4-litre, while consumers outside of the USA and Canada will be able to choose between 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre engines.So, probably they will put the 1.6 – litre engine or 2.0 -litre engine in Malaysia.
Focus from the lower rear, we can see a more sporty rear diffuser fitted to the Kia Fote hatchback.