Three nods for Kia Forte K3 — three more reasons to thank our fans January 10th, 2014

The joys of the celebrating a year’s end includes savoring the fruits of your labor and contemplating reasons to be thankful. Most of us can agree that we often owe our gratitude, among many other things, to the relationships we have with those around us. Kia cannot agree more.

The Kia Forte K3 (known as ‘Cerato’ or ‘Forte’ in many overseas markets) had the honor of garnering not just one, but three major auto awards this past December in Singapore. Take a look at how the Kia Forte K3 won over the auto industry’s heart this past year.

Sedan of the Year in SgCarMart Car of the Year 2013

SgCarMart, one of the leading local automotive websites in Singapore, weighs 65% readers’ votes and 35%’s editorial team’s votes to rank the top automobile from various categories. In 2013, Kia Forte K3 emerged as the winner over competitors such as the Nissan Sylphy and Subaru Impreza 4D by earning 61.3% of the votes. Click here to see the results.

Family Sedan of the Year in Oneshift Car of the Year 2013

Sharing the vote 50:50 among the public and its editorial team, Oneshift also selected the Kia Forte K3 as its Family Sedan of the Year 2013. The popular local automotive website mentioned Sylphy 1.8L and Teana as ambitious new entrants—however, the Forte K3 was praised overall. “We were impressed with the improved interior build quality but more than that, the new design was a breath of fresh air to the category,” the editorial team said. Here’s the link to the site for more details.

Best in Class for Family Saloon in Straits Times – Torque Car of the Year 2013
Torque magazine, a sister publication of Singapore’s leading daily newspaper, The Straits Times, and one of the highest circulating automotive magazines, picked the Forte K3 as the Best in Class for Family Saloon.  The award is solely based on the opinions of 10 expert judges, all of whom are highly experienced in motoring journalism and have reviewed and ranked numerous vehicles. The Forte K3 is also listed as one of the best buys of 2013. The articles are available here.

Thank you Kia Forte K3 fans! We look forward to winning not just awards, but also your hearts in 2014!

-Kia Motors Corporation