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For this 2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Kia Forte price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Focus vs. Forte Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Focus and Forte will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Kia Forte EX's price is $1,180 lower than the Ford Focus SE's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Focus vs. Forte Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Kia Forte EX, the Ford Focus SE includes additional features worth $0. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. Additional notes

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $570 adjustment for the Kia Forte EX's additional features, the Kia Forte EX is $1,180 less than the Ford Focus SE.

Invoice Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Price Comparison (MSRP): Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Lowest Total Price: Kia Forte EX
Difference: 610
Lowest Total Invoice: Kia Forte EX
Difference: 224
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Model Year20142014
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 18,515 19,500
Base Invoice 17,264 18,528
Sport Package 600  
Satellite radio 195  
Rear bumper protector 245 75
Remote start 445 495
6-speed automatic 1,095  
Floor mats   115
Rear spoiler   295
Sport Package   0
Satellite radio   0
Rear bumper protector   62
Remote start   410
6-speed automatic   0
Floor mats   93
Rear spoiler   244
Options (show) (change) 2,580 980
Options (show) (change) 2,302 809
Destination 795 800
Total Price 21,890 21,280
Total Invoice 20,361 20,137

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Forte EX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 1,180
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 763
Model Year20142014
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine160hp I4173hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)27/37 MPG24/36 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-16205/55-16
Total Price21,89021,280
Adjustments for Features0-570
Feature-Adjusted Total Price21,89020,710
Total Invoice20,36120,137
Adjustments for Features0-539
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice20,36119,598

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Ford Focus

Price of the Ford Focus: Pros
20094dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
It gave me the payment i needed while still providing most of the things i need in a small sedan.
20094dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
$16,700 is quite a bit of money for a two-liter four sedan, but the Focus has build quality and content that justify it pretty well.
20094dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Bought used 19k miles, good condition, $9,500
20094dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
The Focus is one of the cheapest new cars. There are others that are cheaper, but they basically come stripped of options like AC and radios.
20082dr Coupe 140-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
It was an affordable car even when loaded with lots of options!
Price of the Ford Focus: Cons
20074dr Sedan 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
What can I say, it's a cheap car. At the time I purchased in 2009, the car was almost three years old and still had a sale price of $13000. It's currently only worth less than half of what was paid four years later. I purchased this car because of need and very limited time to make a choice. I knew I didn't want another Nissan because of their weak engines. My sister had just bought the 08 Focus SE model a few months before and was happy with hers, so I thought this might be an okay choice. Read on.
20034dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
The Focus SVT would have cost me about $5,000 more than the Mazda Protege5.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Kia Forte

Price of the Kia Forte: Pros
20102dr Coupe 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Sticker price was $1500 cheaper than comparable local Mazda 3 and VW Golf/Jetta with the same or more features.
Price of the Kia Forte: Cons
20104dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
a few $K more than the Versa.

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Features Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20142014
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Front seat active head restraints $50
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Rearview camera $200
Safety key$5 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$150 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100
Media drive, small $25
Voice control for audio system$50 
Active grille shutters$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Heated mirrors $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Total Value of Features$1,355$1,925
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$570
Value of Feature Adjustments0-539

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20142014
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase104.3 in106.3 in
Length178.5 in179.5 in
Width71.8 in70.1 in
Height57.7 in56.5 in
Curb Weight2,935 lb.2,959 lb.
Fuel Capacity12.4 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.3 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.6 in56.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in53.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.7 in54.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.7 in53.1 in
Row 2 Legroom33.2 in35.9 in
Cargo Volume13.2 ft314.9 ft3

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Option Package Details

Sport Package
4-wheel disc brakes150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Rear spoiler200Yes
Total Requested625100%
Total Not Requested00%


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