Category Archives: 2013 Car Models
The 2013 Kia Forte will be an all-new compact car model, available as a four-door sedan, four-door hatchback or two-door coupe (which Kia calls Koup). The new 2013 Kia Forte will have a new exterior design, new wheels, LED lights, power-folding side mirrors and a new engine. With attractive styling, feature content and pricing, surely this car will have good sales as the previous model.
For 2013 Kia Forte is expected that in addition to the new engine, to be used the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine from Hyundai Elantra Touring or the 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine from Cee’d. The 2013 Kia Forte will be available in LX, EX and SX trim levels, while the 2013 Forte hatchback and Koup will be available in EX and SX trims only. Certainly, 2013 Fortes comes standard with stability control, traction control, Bluetooth, CD stereo with USB audio jacks and air-conditioning.
The 2013 Ford Focus ST is an all-new performance model of Ford. The 2013 Focus ST will be on sale later this year and will have a starting MSRP price at $ 24,495. The 2013 Focus ST is a high-performance and well-equipped sport hatchback of the Focus family and it is the successor of Focus SVT.
The 2013 Focus ST is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct-injected EcoBoost engine that produces an impressive 252 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, with 92 hp more than the 2.0-liter of the regular Ford Focus. The 2013 Ford Focus ST comes with front-wheel drive and only six-speed manual transmission. The 2013 Focus ST also features 18-inch alloy wheels, performance tuned suspension and steering, and an aggressive styling of exterior design.
The Hyundai Elantra is a four-door compact sedan with seating for up to five, roomy cabin and sporty styling and performance. The Hyundai Elantra sedan was named the 2012 North American Car of the Year. The new versions Coupe and GT Hatchback of Elantra will debut this year and are considered distinct models. The 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan competes with Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze and Mazda3. With modern and stylish design and respectable performance of the engine as well as a frugal fuel economy, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra is one of the best compact cars available, eclipsing many models of its rivals.
The 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan is available in GLS (from $ 16,695 MSRP) and Limited (MSRP from $ 20,945) trim levels. The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, full power accesories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, heated mirrors, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and an iPod/USB audio interface and a trip computer.
The Subaru WRX is known of a long time as a car that provides considerable performance at an affordable price. The WRX ( reffering to the World Rally series) is the performance version of the Subaru Impreza, but from now, the “Impreza” will disappear from the name of this car. The 2013 Subaru WRX is expected to be a stand-alone model.
The WRX has always been a Subaru’s rally-ready racer and this is expected also of the new model. The new 2013 Subaru WRX will use a new turbocharged 2.0-liter boxer four-cylinder. This engine is a half-liter smaller than the engine from the current model but will make more power than it. Aided by direct injection, this new engine is set to produce 270 horsepower.
The all-new 2013 Nissan Altima is a competitive midsize sedan which displays a premium look. This fifth generation Nissan Altima has been completely redesigned for 2013. A stylish look, a quieter interior and new high-tech features were added on this new model. The 2013 Nissan Altima competes with Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Subaru Legacy. Nissan Altima is the second best-selling car in the United States in 2011 and the new 2013 Altima is one of five all-new Nissan model set for introduction in the next months.
The new 2013 Nissan Altima comes only in a four-door sedan body style and has seven trim levels: four trims for Altima with 2.5-liter engine and three trim levels for Altima with 3.5-liter V6 engine. The trim levels are: base 2.5 (MSRP from $21,150), 2.5S ($22,500), 2.5 SV (at $24,100), 2.5 SL (from $ 28,050), 3.5 S (from $ 25,360), 3.5 SV (at $27,780) and 3.5 SL (starting at $30,080 MSRP).
The 2013 Nissan Altima base 2.5 comes with 16-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, keyless ignition, full power accesories, a 4-inch display screen, height-adjustable driver seat, four-speaker sound system with CD player and Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity.