2016 Kia Forte vs. 2016 Ford Focus

Ford is the "800-pound gorilla" of automakers, with plenty of popular models with high name recognition across the board. But what if you looked past the noise, dug a little, and found a vehicle that was superior to the Ford in the same class, and at a much lower price? That's a good deal, for sure. And that is precisely what we have in our comparison of the 2016 Kia Forte vs. 2016 Ford Focus.

Let's start from the outside of these two compacts: The 2016 Focus has a broad, almost-SUV look, with a boxy, flat look in front. It makes the Focus look gigantic; that’s not what you want in a compact, you want sleekness. Now to inspect the 2016 Kia Forte, and you have what a compact car can and should look like, with a lean and lithe appearance that runs from expressive "tiger nose" front grille to low roofline to elegant rear accents. When you compare the prices of the two, with the 2016 Forte's $13,470 at Friendly Kia with our available VIP Price, compared to the competition's prices that start around $15,000, then the better compact definitely comes into sharper focus.

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2016 Kia Forte Vs. 2016 Ford Focus
$13,470 (Friendly Kia VIP) Price $14,995 (The Competition)
26, 39 MPG (city, highway) 26, 36
145 / 173 Base HP / Top HP  123 / 160
96.2 Passenger Room (cubic feet) 90
34.8 Turning Circle (feet) 36
10-yr/100k-mile powertrain, 5-yr/60k-mile bumper-to-bumper Warranty Coverage 5-yr/60k-mile powertrain, 5-yr/60k-mile bumper-to-bumper

Get some "Forte-Tude" in the Tampa Clearwater St. Petersburg FL Area

Fortitude is a word used to demonstrate that you have courage in adverse times. The Forte has "Forte-Tude" with a power output of 173 HP in its top-line EX trim level, a vehicle which also can be equipped with available voice-command navigation, a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat and a heated steering wheel, among several other delights. The 2016 Focus' comparable models come in either a fuel-efficient but low-performing 123 HP turbocharged version, or a base trim with an inferior top power output of 160 HP.

Not only does the 2016 Kia Forte have "intestinal Forte-Tude" with its more spacious interior, 96.2 cubic feet compared to the 2016 Focus' 90 cubic feet, but we can also consider "Forte-Tude" a state of mind. A mindset which is fun, youthful and filled with style for miles. But you also like to save, which the 2016 Forte will do for you, and with a better warranty coverage plan, to boot. So don’t delay, come see for yourself why the 2016 Kia Forte is a better, more powerful, more stylish compact for a better price than the 2016 Focus 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 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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