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2014 Hyundai Elantra GT vs. 2015 Kia Forte Koup Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Elantra GT offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Kia Forte Koup with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Hyundai Elantra GT will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Forte Koup.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT and the Kia Forte Koup have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Elantra GT is about the same width as the Kia Forte Koup. If you go with the Hyundai Elantra GT, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Forte Koup.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Hyundai Elantra GT and the Kia Forte Koup do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Elantra GT and the Kia Forte Koup.

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

Warranty
The Hyundai Elantra GT comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Forte Koup.

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2014 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*: $18,750

2015 Kia
Forte Koup

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MSRP*: $18,590 - $20,590
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.86% As low as 7.44%
City MPG: 24 22 - 24
Highway MPG: 34 29 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $18,074 $17,698 - $19,428

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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