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2015 Kia Forte Koup vs. 2015 MINI MINI-Hardtop Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Forte Koup than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Forte Koup, drivers may find the MINI MINI-Hardtop a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Forte Koup will have less of an impact on your bank account than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Kia Forte Koup will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Forte Koup is much wider than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, 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 MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Kia Forte Koup doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Handling
The Kia Forte Koup has about the same turning radius as the MINI MINI-Hardtop, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Forte Koup is somewhat more powerful than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Utility
The Kia Forte Koup offers greater seating capacity than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Kia Forte Koup has significantly less cargo room than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Forte Koup than that of the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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2015 Kia
Forte Koup

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MSRP*: $18,590 - $20,590

2015 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $20,450 - $24,100
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 7.44% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 22 - 24 --
Highway MPG: 29 - 33 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $17,698 - $19,428 $18,815 - $22,170

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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