Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Mitsubishi Mirage than in the Kia Forte Koup, due to the Mitsubishi Mirage's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mitsubishi Mirage and the Kia Forte Koup in the front seats.
The Kia Forte Koup requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mitsubishi Mirage, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mitsubishi Mirage is clearly a better financial choice over the Kia Forte Koup. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mitsubishi Mirage and the Kia Forte Koup have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mitsubishi Mirage is much slimmer than the Kia Forte Koup, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mitsubishi Mirage, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Forte Koup.
The Mitsubishi Mirage has much less torque than the Kia Forte Koup, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Mitsubishi Mirage has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Kia Forte Koup, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Mirage is significantly less powerful than the Kia Forte Koup. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Mirage and the Kia Forte Koup. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mitsubishi Mirage will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Forte Koup.
The Mitsubishi Mirage comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Forte Koup.
Compare the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage and the 2014 Kia Forte Koup.
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MSRP*: $12,995 - $14,195
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MSRP*: $18,600 - $20,600
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|City MPG:||34||22 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||42||29 - 33|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$12,712 - $13,886||$17,708 - $19,436|
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