Kia Plans The Cee'ds For The Next Forte

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler
kia plans the cee ds for the next forte

Kia revealed these pictures of the next Forte, with absolutely zero details about the car itself. I suppose it’s fair to say that they’ve planted the “ cee’d s” in our minds…

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  • Polar Bear Polar Bear on Jul 30, 2012

    Another claustrophobic car with small windows. People make fun of the Nissan Versa/Tiida for its tall roof, but at least it has headroom and you can see out of it.

  • Philadlj Philadlj on Jul 30, 2012

    The Pontiac double-kidney grille fused into a single piece; Headlamps reminiscent of the new BMW 3-Series; Fog lamps from a Volkswagen Passat; Taillamps taken from the Ford Focus Sedan; The side swoop from the upcoming Merc A-Class; DLO FAIL (If those are black plastic triangles ahead of the side mirrors). Yet despite all of these familiar styling cues, the final whole result is possibly more attractive than any of those cars (except the Focus)...and certainly better looking than the current Forte.

    • Freddy M Freddy M on Jul 30, 2012

      +1 on all points. I whole-heartedly agree that they took those features and masterfully integrated and improved on them all to create a franken-car that looks very good. However I don't think that Focus is more attractive. Focus is undeniably striking, but overly aggressive in its styling. This new Cee'd/Forte is IMO the better looking car because of its less dramatic presentation. But to each his own :)

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