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2017 FIAT 500 vs. 2016 Kia Forte Koup Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Forte Koup than the FIAT 500, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Forte Koup will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the FIAT 500.

Convenience
The Kia Forte Koup requires fewer visits to the gas station than the FIAT 500, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the FIAT 500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Forte Koup. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the FIAT 500 is much higher than that for the Kia Forte Koup.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500 is much slimmer than the Kia Forte Koup, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 500, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Forte Koup.

Drivetrain
The FIAT 500 has much less torque than the Kia Forte Koup, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The FIAT 500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Kia Forte Koup, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500 is significantly less powerful than the Kia Forte Koup. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The FIAT 500 has less seating than the Kia Forte Koup, making the Kia Forte Koup the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the FIAT 500 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Forte Koup.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the FIAT 500 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Forte Koup.

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Compare the 2017 FIAT 500 and the 2016 Kia Forte Koup.

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2017 FIAT
500

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MSRP*: $14,995 - $19,995

2016 Kia
Forte Koup

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MSRP*: $19,890 - $20,690
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City MPG: 28 - 31 22 - 25
Highway MPG: 33 - 38 29 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $14,945 - $19,620 $18,895 - $19,521

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 are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.