Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Kia Forte Koup than in the Mazda Mazda2, due to the Kia Forte Koup's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Kia Forte Koup and the Mazda Mazda2 in the front seats.
The Kia Forte Koup will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda Mazda2, making it more convenient to drive.
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 Kia Forte Koup is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda2. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Forte Koup and the Mazda Mazda2 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Kia Forte Koup is much wider than the Mazda Mazda2, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia Forte Koup, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda Mazda2.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Kia Forte Koup does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda2.
The Kia Forte Koup has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda2, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Forte Koup has a much more powerful engine than the Mazda Mazda2. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Forte Koup and the Mazda Mazda2. The Kia Forte Koup has significantly less cargo room than the Mazda Mazda2, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Forte Koup than that of the Mazda Mazda2.
Compare the 2013 Kia Forte Koup and the 2014 Mazda Mazda2.
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MSRP*: $17,400 - $18,800
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MSRP*: $14,720 - $16,210
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 7.44%||--|
|City MPG:||22 - 24||29|
|Highway MPG:||32 - 33||--|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$16,570 - $17,900||$14,525 - $15,995|
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