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Old 06-06-2013, 02:07 PM   #1
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Facepalm.... Kia

Was reading around last night and stumbled upon this article about the 2014 Kia forte which looks scary similar to the focus sedan am I wrong ?

Here it is http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...t-drive-review


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Old 06-06-2013, 02:08 PM   #2
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It definitely has some similarities...I see Kia's on the road all the time and those taillights trick me into thinking it's a Focus
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From the side and the back they look very similar I just wonder who copied who
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Old 06-06-2013, 02:19 PM   #4
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Check out the hatch coming out later this Summer. :)
http://www.caranddriver.com/news/201...te-5-door-news

I am test driving a sedan this weekend, it looks like a nice car...for a Kia. It's also 1st year 2nd gen though so I am a little skeptical.
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Check out the hatch coming out later this Summer. :)
http://www.caranddriver.com/news/201...te-5-door-news
Not gonna lie, the 5-door SX hatch looks intriguing. 200 hp/tq 1.6 turbo, 6 speed manual, good exterior looks, interior looks ok, and it has a boatload of tech features and options. We'll see if Kia/Hyundai will dull it down with the lifeless steering and soft handling that the Veloster Turbo has.
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Lots of cars on the road these days share several similarities for several reasons. Here's a good start.
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Lots of cars on the road these days share several similarities for several reasons. Here's a good start.
Good video! I like Brian Cooley, he does no-nonsense car reviews. If it's a pile, he won't hesitate to let people know it.
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Didn't Kia build the Festiva back in the 90s? OK, maybe I'm showing my age a bit. They stamped their name in the door jam for sure. Wonder what cooperation they may still have?
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Wow the tail-lights are very similar in the sedans.
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I think that rear valance on the 5 door would look nice on my sedan lol
But yea a lot of cars have similarities I just think from the side and back there way too close
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