Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Scion tC than the Kia Forte Koup, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Forte Koup will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion tC.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Forte Koup as you will with the Scion tC, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Forte Koup will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Scion tC. 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 Scion tC have similar Destination Charges.
The Kia Forte Koup is a little narrower than the Scion tC, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Kia Forte Koup takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Scion tC.
With its lower torque, the Kia Forte Koup doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Scion tC.
The Kia Forte Koup has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Scion tC, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Kia Forte Koup has less horsepower than the Scion tC, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Forte Koup and the Scion tC. The Kia Forte Koup has less cargo capacity than the Scion tC, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Forte Koup than that of the Scion tC.
Compare the 2013 Kia Forte Koup and the 2014 Scion tC.
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MSRP*: $17,400 - $18,800
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MSRP*: $19,210 - $21,440
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|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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