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2014 Honda Insight 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 Honda Insight, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Insight 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 Insight 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 Insight 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 Insight and the Kia Forte Koup have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Insight is much slimmer than the Kia Forte Koup, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Honda Insight is slightly shorter than the Kia Forte Koup, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Insight 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 Honda Insight and the Kia Forte Koup. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Insight will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Forte Koup.

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


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2014 Honda
Insight

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MSRP*: $18,725 - $22,190

2015 Kia
Forte Koup

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MSRP*: $18,590 - $20,590
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.84% --
City MPG: 41
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
22 - 24
Highway MPG: 44 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
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
IIHS Safety Information

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Invoice*: $17,843 - $21,130 $17,698 - $19,428

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