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2016 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2016 Kia Forte Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Forte than the Hyundai Veloster, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Forte, the Hyundai Veloster 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 Hyundai Veloster as you will with the Kia Forte, 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 Hyundai Veloster is somewhat more expensive 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 Hyundai Veloster and the Kia Forte have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Veloster is a little wider than the Kia Forte, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Hyundai Veloster is slightly shorter than the Kia Forte, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Veloster 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 Hyundai Veloster is somewhat more powerful than the Kia Forte.

Utility
The Hyundai Veloster has less seating than the Kia Forte, making the Kia Forte the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The Hyundai Veloster comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Forte.

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2016 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $18,000 - $23,950

2016 Kia
Forte

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MSRP*: $18,090 - $20,990
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.82% As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 25 - 27 21 - 25
Highway MPG: 33 - 35 29 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 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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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $17,360 - $22,755 $17,359 - $19,811

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.