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Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra GT Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending June 30, 2018. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2013 - 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT Reliability by Generation2013 - 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT
32.2857142857% Best 94% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Kia Forte

Kia Forte Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Everything seems real easy to work on and replace. Looking under the hood, belts and parts are easy to get to. full 2011 Kia Forte review
2010 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
love the warranty and company reputation in recent years full 2010 Kia Forte review
Kia Forte Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Some owners have reported getting transmissions replaced after a few as 600 miles. A little too risky for my taste! Others noted squeaking interior plastics and miscellaneous rattles in other components very early in the life of the car. full 2010 Kia Forte review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Kia Forte

Kia Forte Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Everything seems real easy to work on and replace. Looking under the hood, belts and parts are easy to get to. full 2011 Kia Forte review
2010 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
love the warranty and company reputation in recent years full 2010 Kia Forte review
Kia Forte Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Some owners have reported getting transmissions replaced after a few as 600 miles. A little too risky for my taste! Others noted squeaking interior plastics and miscellaneous rattles in other components very early in the life of the car. full 2010 Kia Forte review
 
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