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2016 Kia Forte Koup vs. 2016 Subaru Impreza Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Kia Forte Koup than in the Subaru Impreza, due to the Kia Forte Koup's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Forte Koup.

Convenience
The Subaru Impreza requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Kia Forte Koup, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Subaru Impreza. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Impreza.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Forte Koup is much wider than the Subaru Impreza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Forte Koup, which is slightly longer than the Subaru Impreza.

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

Handling
The Kia Forte Koup has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Impreza, 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 Subaru Impreza.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Forte Koup and the Subaru Impreza. The Kia Forte Koup has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Impreza, 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 Subaru Impreza.

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2016 Kia
Forte Koup

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MSRP*: $19,890 - $20,690

2016 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $18,795 - $23,595
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City MPG: 22 - 25 24 - 28
Highway MPG: 29 - 34 33 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $18,895 - $19,521 $17,938 - $22,347

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.