UPDATE: Kia Forte 1.6 Test Drive Review
Naza Kia Sdn. Bhd. has officially launched the Kia Forte for the Malaysian market at the Pavilion KL. As previously mentioned, three models of the Forte are available including the 1.6 EX, the 1.6 SX as well as the range topping 2.0 SX.
There are some updates on some questions that readers have asked in the previous story. Yes, the engine in the 2.0 litre model is the single variable valve timing model. The 1.6 litre engine is able output 126 PS at 6,300rpm and 157Nm of torque at 4,200rpm while the 2.0 litre variant makes 156 PS at 6,200rpm and 194.2Nm of torque at 4,200rpm.
All models are offered with 2 years warranty or 50,000 kilometers, which ever comes first and there is no option for a warranty extension for now.
They plan to sell 6,000 units annually and also revealed that it will introduce more than four new models in various segments next year.
Kia Forte 1.6 EX – RM75,800
Kia Forte 1.6 SX – RM81,800
Kia Forte 2.0 SX – RM93,800
Continue reading to view live images of the launch, or read the related post earlier today to find out the full specifications of the car.
Kia Forte here in Malaysia: amazing value for money
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