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Slideshow: 6 Cars You Won't Admit You Love

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When it comes to small cars, powerhouses like the Honda Civic and Ford Fiesta seem to rule the class. Kia has less cachet, and there used to be a good reason for that. Kia’s early entries were notable for being cheap, but not much else. The Forte is poised to obliterate the idea that Kias are cheap cars. It may not have the reputation the Honda Fit enjoys, but with available coupe, sedan and hatchback body styles, the Forte offers a lot of versatility. With a low starting price, standard features like a USB port and Bluetooth and recognition as an Insurance Institute “2011 Top Safety Pick,” there’s a lot to love about the Forte.