2017 Kia Forte vs. 2017 Chevrolet Cruze

While it might seem that titans rule the earth, what with all the SUVs and crossovers that are flooding the streets with their additional size and cargo room, the compact car has never been more needed than it is right now. With their eco-friendly fuel economy and smaller size, they are ideal for handling traffic jams or finding a parking spot in the city. Which is why this comparison between the 2017 Kia Forte and 2017 Chevrolet Cruze is so essential for anyone in need of a small car to dominate city or the morning commute.

The 2017 Kia Forte is a redesign from the previous model year, which is inspired by the elegance of the Kia Optima sedan but the new Forte still retains the nimble moves that give it a 34.8-foot turning circle. And you can have this all-new compact that comes with available UVO3 eServices (8 GB music storage, compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) for a significant discount compared to the 2017 Chevy Cruze, which runs about $17,000 with its starting MSRP while the 2017 Forte can be yours at Friendly Kia for $11,470 with our VIP Price.

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2017 Kia Forte Vs. 2017 Chevrolet Cruze
$11,470 (Friendly Kia VIP) Price Starting MSRP $16,975
29,38 MPG (city, highway) 28, 39
164 Max. Horsepower 153
Yes NHTSA 5-Star Crash Safety Rating? Not Rated
10 years or 100,000 miles Warranty Coverage - Limited Powertrain 5 years or 60,000 miles

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The 2017 Chevy Cruze gets a similar fuel economy to the 2017 Forte in its base trim level, with 28 city mpg compared to the Forte's 29 city mpg, but its peak HP of 153 pales next to the 2017 Forte's maximum of 164 HP for its top-line EX trim. The 2017 Forte also has an all-new trim option for 2017, the S trim, a sporty option with accents that help you stand out from the pack with a rear spoiler and a chrome exhaust tip, among other vibrant additions.

Besides the money you save up-front with the 2017 Kia Forte, you also enjoy cutting-edge audio features and superior performance. We'd love to set you up with a test ride for one of our models at Friendly Kia, 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, FL. We also serve the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Brooksville, Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. If you plan on purchasing a new or used car, please take advantage of our trade-in policy and our exclusive partnership with Kelley Blue Book KBB.com's Trade-In Marketplace/Buying Center.

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