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Kia Forte repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 242 repairs.
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Kia Forte repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (2%)

$100 - $499 (23%)

< $100 (71%)

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Chart based on 143 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Kia Forte problems by year

2010 - 2013 (86%)

2014 - 2018 (12%)

2019 - 2021 (2%)

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Chart based on 242 repair trips.
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Kia Forte Problems and Repair Histories

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