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2017 Honda Civic vs. 2016 Kia Forte Koup Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Civic offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Kia Forte Koup. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic and the Kia Forte Koup in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic 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). The Honda Civic is somewhat more expensive 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 Honda Civic and the Kia Forte Koup have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is about the same width as the Kia Forte Koup. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Forte Koup.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Kia Forte Koup.

Handling
The Honda Civic has a larger turning radius than the Kia Forte Koup, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Honda Civic and the Kia Forte Koup.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Kia Forte Koup. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Civic will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Forte Koup.

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

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Compare the 2017 Honda Civic and the 2016 Kia Forte Koup.

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2017 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $19,150 - $26,225

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: 39 - 41 29 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $17,804 - $24,354 $18,895 - $19,521

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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