Kia took the wraps off a third Forte model, a sleek-looking hatchback that will join the coupe and sedan this summer. Compared to the sedan, the new body style trims seven inches from the overall length, but height, width, and wheelbase remain the same.
The two-engine lineup mirrors that of today's Forte, with a 156-hp, 2.0-liter in the base car and a 2.4-liter, 173-hp unit Other 2011 Forte models follow suit, switching to six-speed transmissions and ditching the current four- and five-speed automatics.
according to Kia's website, 2011 KIA Forte 5-door will be available starting this fall! 2011 Kia Forte 5-door will come with a 2.0 L 4-cylinder engine generating 156 HP