2014 Kia Forte 5-door Hatchback

Nov 14th
When we first tested Kia’s five-door-hatch version of the Forte (there are also sedan and coupe, ahem, Koup variants), we were critical of its maker’s claim that the car was “ultra hot,” noting that a 7.5-second 0–60 run doesn’t qualify for hot-hatch status.That car had a manual six-speed manual transmission. Now we’ve tested a six-speed automatic, and it got to…