LED Kit for 2010-2013 Kia Forte Koup

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Dome Light LED for 2010-2016 Kia Forte
Trunk Light LED for 2010-2016 Kia Forte
Map Light LEDs for 2010-2016 Kia Forte (pair)
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LED Kit for 2010-2013 Kia Forte Koup

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  • Stage 2 License Plate LED
  • Stage 2 Map LED
  • Stage 2 Trunk LED
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A full conversion kit includes:

2-License Plate LED Bulbs
2-Map Light LED Bulbs
1-Trunk Light LED Bulb 

Diode Dynamics LED Conversion Kits include all of the LED bulbs you need to replace the incandescent bulbs in your vehicle, for interior and license locations. It has been tested in your specific vehicle, for perfect fitment, and no guesswork! No modification is required for installation, you simply replace the bulbs! 

By using the ordering options on this page, you can create your own mix-and-match kit by making the proper selections on each stage, or choose one whole kit that you prefer. Simply change the quantity to "0" for any bulbs that you do not wish to purchase.
The product pictures are professionally taken, at the same camera settings, in order to provide an accurate idea of what the bulbs will look like, in terms of brightness compared to the factory bulbs.


Diode Dynamics offers several brightness options so you can choose what fits you best.  These options are listed by the design and the lumen output of each bulb.

Choose a design with a higher lumen output to increase the brightness.

All brightness levels are for general reference only, and apply only to the use of white LEDs. Please see the note below regarding the use of colored LEDs.

PLEASE NOTE: SMD12 Board is an LED board, which may mount to the exterior of your trunk light housing. FlexLight is an LED strip, which plugs into your factory trunk light socket, and mounts directly into your trunk area using included adhesive strips or velcro. If you would like a direct replacement bulb, we recommend SMF2 or SMF6. We offer SMD12 Board and FlexLight for those who want to maximize brightness. 

Lumens. BUYER BEWARE! Most sellers just provide "calculated" lumen numbers, based on the maximum potential brightness of the LED chips on the bulb. For example, if a bulb has five 10-lumen chips, they will rate it at 50 lumens. However, this is not accurate, as the design of an LED bulb does not get rid of heat fast enough to run the LEDs at maximum.

These "calculated" lumen ratings are much, much higher than the true, measured light output, so it will look like competitors' bulbs are brighter than ours. This is because Diode Dynamics does not provide inflated "calculated" numbers; we believe it is misleading. We test the actual brightness of the bulbs in our lab, to provide real lumen output measurements. Our measurements are accurate, but they are usually much lower than the misleading "calculated" figures. Please click here to learn more about LED brightness measurement.



These LEDs are available in many crisp, bright colors. White and warm white are the most popular colors, for a modern look with maximum visible light.

You can also select blue, red, green, or amber to add a unique look to your interior. Please note- when ordering these unique colors, we recommend moving to the next-brighter stage for acceptable light output.

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LED Components. Diode Dynamics uses only the highest quality LED chips in the production of its bulbs. This means only brand-name suppliers such as Epistar, Cree, Osram, and Samsung.

While Diode Dynamics bulbs may look the same as others on the market, most copycat bulbs use economy-grade LED chips in order to reduce costs. This greatly reduces the reliability and overall brightness of the bulb when you compare it to Diode Dynamics.

Construction. Although LED technology allows for extremely long bulb life, the market is flooded with cheap LED bulbs that fail prematurely due to inferior construction. The worst enemy of LEDs is excessive heat, and when bulbs are not designed properly, they do not disperse heat as well, leading to premature failure.

Off-brand, cheap bulbs exhibit poor solder uniformity, high levels of flux in the solder, uneven chip placement, low-gauge terminal wires, poor assembly, and bulbs held together with inferior adhesives. At best, solder joints will crack and fail on low-quality LEDs after a few weeks of use. In the worst case, these bulbs can damage housings as the extra flux and adhesive evaporates and creates a residue on the lens of the housing.

Diode Dynamics bulbs are produced with modern, computerized equipment, and only the best materials, to ensure complete uniformity, high quality, and long bulb life.

All Diode Dynamics products come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 3-year limited replacement warranty. For more information, please view the Warranty Information page.

Year 2010,2011,2012,2013
Make Kia
Model Forte
Application LED Bulbs
  1. Koup Stage III Kit - Bright!!! Review by Jesse

    I got the Stage III kit for my 2012 Koup, and these LED board and wedge bulbs are great! The pure white gives the interior a crisp, bright light to see by at night. Also, the trunk is well illuminated now, compared to the wimpy stock halogens, and the license plate can be read from 50 feet away easily! Thanks DD! (Posted on 9/8/15)

  2. Can't go wrong! Review by JF

    Just got this kit for my Koup (Stage 2). Love it! The LEd produces such a clean, white light. They service has been nothing short of amazing! Lifetime customer right here! Nick has helped me out a lot! These guys know customer service! (Posted on 8/30/13)

  3. Great Product! Don't Hesitate! Review by jeremy

    I ordered the LED kit for my 2010 forte koup. I did all the installs and it was no hassle at all. The map lights, tag lights, and trunk lights all fit nicely and are bright as all get out. I went with stage 3 for the map and tag lights and they are exceptionally bright. I chose the stage 4 flexlight for the trunk and I'm very glad i did. It mounted so well right across the top of the trunk, and the brightness as compared to the stock light...lets just say it blows it away. I will choose Diode again for future orders. They've done very well at delivering quality products to me thus far. (Posted on 6/11/13)

  4. Great led kit for the price Review by Reed

    I bought the red stage 3 for all my interior lights they were easy to install and are very bright to be a color bulb and i bought the stage 2 white for my tag lights. Very fast shipping and was a very great price for the shipping. Will buy from again and i have 2 other times already!! best company ever (Posted on 10/29/12)

  5. Already recommended to 6 people! Review by Justin

    I recently purchased the Stage 3 LED kit in Blue. I opted to not replace the license plate lights, but I can tell you that I am more than satisfied with the map lights and trunk light. Even in the deep blue these LEDs produce, I have more visible light than with stock. I get lots of compliments, especially at night. Install was super easy, and to top it all off, D.D. contacted me later concerned that I did not receive the install tool I ordered, offering to ship me another for free! No worries though, it arrived with my order! (Posted on 9/14/12)

  6. Good Look for a low Price Review by Jacob

    I installed Red Stage 3 LEDs for my Map Lights and Dome light. And i installed White Stage 2 LEDs for my Trunk and License Plate. The Red Looks great at night and helps a little over stock, though Red isn't going to help much no matter how bright it is. the White is very bright and a very good upgrade over stock. Very happy with my purchase.
    As Always fast service! (Posted on 7/23/12)

Worry-free warranty

  • -Full 3-year warranty on all products
  • -No waiting: we usually send new items out with a return label (US customers only)


You will get quick help from our trained staff for any issues.

All Stage Series products carry a limited 8-year warranty.

For further details, please see our full article.

Domestic (US) Customers

  • - Same-day shipping for all orders placed by 12:00 PM CST (or until 4 PM with rush processing)
  • - USPS, for delivery in 3-5 days (on average)
  • - Express services are available, see exact pricing at checkout
  • - Fully Insured


International Customers

  • - We ship to all countries via standard mail
  • - Usually around $10 for LEDs, or $25 for HIDs.
  • - Choose your service on checkout to see exact prices:
  • - USPS 1st Class: 2-5 weeks
  • - USPS Priority: 1-2 weeks
  • - Express EMS: 1 week
  • - Please email us if you are unsure about shipping to your country.

You will receive updates from our site when your order is shipped, along with a unique shipment number to ensure that your order is correctly accounted for. This allows you to easily reply to us if you have any concerns.

Whether your order is big or small, it is tested through many run cycles, and each bulb is tested before shipment. Every single bulb. Every time. And if anything does go wrong, you can rely on our industry-leading warranty for worry-free replacement.

If you're not happy with your items, we want to make it right. So we have some pretty awesome return policies:


30 day return policy. All customers have 30 days from the date of original order shipment to return items.

Full refund, no fees. At Diode Dynamics, we offer free returns. That means no restocking fees, no administrative fees, and no hassle!

 Free return label. If your original order was over $50, you get a free return label for your items (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, you can send the items back through your preferred method.


Within 30 days: If your original order was over $50, you can get new items shipped to you with a return label (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, we can send you the new items first, but you are responsible for returning the old items.

Within 90 days: Any item can be returned for exchange or store credit within 90 days. The buyer is responsible for the cost of the return shipping, and must first return the old items. We'll still cover the postage for the new items.


Please note: due to the nature of custom acrylic pieces, we cannot offer any refund or exchange for returned custom acrylic items.


To make a return or exchange, please request an RMA, or give us a call. When we get it back, you will be notified and credited appropriately.

Again, all returns must be approved, with an RMA. This is so that we can process your return as quickly as possible when we get it. If you would like to return an item, please Request an RMA. Please include as much information as possible about the reason for return.

Alternatively, you can also send us a message, or give us a call!