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2015 Ford Fiesta vs. 2015 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 Ford Fiesta, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Forte Koup, the Ford Fiesta may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fiesta as you will with the Kia Forte Koup, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Fiesta or the Kia Forte Koup, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Fiesta and the Kia Forte Koup have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Fiesta 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 Ford Fiesta, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Forte Koup.

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

Handling
The Ford Fiesta has about the same turning radius as the Kia Forte Koup, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fiesta 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
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fiesta and the Kia Forte Koup. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Fiesta will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Forte Koup.

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

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2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,855 - $21,405

2015 Kia
Forte Koup

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MSRP*: $18,590 - $20,590
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 7.44%
City MPG: 26 - 27 22 - 24
Highway MPG: 35 - 38 29 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Invoice*: $14,299 - $20,603 $17,698 - $19,428

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