Kia has already gave us a glance of the first real- life images of the next compact sedan that is expected to be sold under three different names across the globe, following the first two teaser drawing of the upcoming sedan.
While in the overseas markets such as Australia and Brazil, the compact sedan will be offered as the new Cerato, in North America it will be called as the 2014 Kia Forte, in the local market, it dubbed as the K3 and will be offered along with the K5 Optima, K7 Cadenza and K9 Quoris.
From the new images provided below, you can infer that the car’s design and mechanical is highly draw upon the European market Cee’d that will also be the base model for a new South Korean model we discussed previously namely the Carens or Rondo MPV replacement.
The new sedan actually has already being sold on the Korean markets, fall this year. However by the first quarter of 2013, the sedan will be available at the Kia showrooms across the world. Following the sedan model, there will be the five- door hatchback model and the two- door coupe model.
Since the past 2011, the outgoing version of the Forte or Cerato is an important variant for the automaker, just the same with the next Forte/ Cerato. In 2011, the company is managed in selling more than 445,000 units examples in the global markets.
Well, that’s all about the new 2014 Kia Forte/ Cerato and the K3 sedan. Since the new generation will be available for the markets worldwide, you may see and order this vehicle on your local dealership. However for the meantime, just see the real- life pictures of the new 2014 Kia Forte provided below.