Kia Forte vs. Mazda RX-8 Reliability Comparisons
You won't find Kia Forte or Mazda RX-8 reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Kia Forte and the Mazda RX-8 truly differ in reliability. These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Kia Forte and Mazda RX-8 reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Kia Forte and the Mazda RX-8 were a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Kia Forte and the Mazda RX-8 have been recently.See Kia Forte vs. Mazda RX-8 price comparison
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Kia Forte Reliability through December 31, 2012
An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.General NotesModels and statistics marked with an asterisk (*) have very low sample sizes. These results, visible only to logged-in members, provide only a rough estimate of car reliability.
Any result under 20 repair trips per 100 cars is likely a result of the small sample size, and should be expected to increase to 20 or so in future updates.
New models often start out with high repair rates, and then improve as the manufacturer identifies and addresses common problems. MethodologyOnly successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Kia Forteblog comments powered by Disqus
What Our Members Are Saying about Kia Forte Reliability and Durability
|Reliability and Durability of the Kia Forte: Pros|
|2011||4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
|Everything seems real easy to work on and replace. Looking under the hood, belts and parts are easy to get to.|
|2010||2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
|love the warranty and company reputation in recent years|
|Reliability and Durability of the Kia Forte: Cons|
|2010||4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
|Some owners have reported getting transmissions replaced after a few as 600 miles. A little too risky for my taste! Others noted squeaking interior plastics and miscellaneous rattles in other components very early in the life of the car.|
What Our Members Are Saying about Mazda RX-8 Reliability and Durability
None of our members have yet commented on the reliability and durability of the Mazda RX-8.