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.
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.
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.
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.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Veloster transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Kia Forte.
The Hyundai Veloster has about the same turning radius as the Kia Forte, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Veloster is somewhat more powerful than the Kia Forte.
The Hyundai Veloster has less seating than the Kia Forte, making the Kia Forte the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.
The Hyundai Veloster comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Forte.
Compare the 2014 Hyundai Veloster and the 2014 Kia Forte.
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MSRP*: $17,800 - $22,300
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MSRP*: $19,700 - $20,900
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 2.23%||--|
|City MPG:||24 - 26||21 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||33 - 35||29 - 34|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$17,172 - $21,225||$18,759 - $19,717|
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