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2015 Honda Fit vs. 2015 Kia Forte Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Fit than the Kia Forte. The Kia Forte will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Fit.

Convenience
The Kia Forte requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Honda Fit, 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 Honda Fit will have less of an impact on your bank account than 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 Honda Fit and the Kia Forte have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Fit 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
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Fit and the Kia Forte.

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

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2015 Honda
Fit

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MSRP*: $15,650 - $19,925

2015 Kia
Forte

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MSRP*: $19,690 - $20,890
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.84% --
City MPG: 29 - 32 21 - 25
Highway MPG: 37 - 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*: $15,241 - $19,384 $18,751 - $19,707

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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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