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2016 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2016 Kia Forte Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Forte than the Chevrolet Spark, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Spark, drivers may find the Kia Forte a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Kia Forte requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Chevrolet Spark, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Spark is clearly a better financial choice over the Kia Forte. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Spark and the Kia Forte have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Spark is much slimmer than the Kia Forte, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Spark, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Forte.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Spark has much less torque than the Kia Forte, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Spark is significantly less powerful than the Kia Forte. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Chevrolet Spark has less seating than the Kia Forte, making the Kia Forte the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Spark is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Forte.

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2016 Chevrolet
Spark

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MSRP*: $12,660 - $17,285

2016 Kia
Forte

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MSRP*: $18,090 - $20,990
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.61% As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 30 - 31 21 - 25
Highway MPG: 41 29 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Invoice*: $12,280 - $16,594 $17,359 - $19,811

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.