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Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte Price Comparison (MSRP)

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.

Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,245

Ford Focus Titanium   
Difference: $1,500

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,144

Ford Focus Titanium   
Difference: $959

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172016
ModelFocusForte
TrimTitaniumEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $23,575 $19,990
Base Invoice $22,514 $18,993
Navigation system 795  
Premium Plus Package   2,000
Premium Package   3,000
Floor mats   115
Remote start   495
Rear spoiler   295
Navigation system 755  
Premium Plus Package   1,796
Premium Package   2,717
Floor mats   93
Remote start   410
Rear spoiler   244
Options (change) 795 5,905
Options (change) 755 5,260
Destination 875 850
Total Price $25,245 $26,745
Total Invoice $24,144 $25,103

The configured Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

The configured Kia Forte 4dr Sedan

Even when the Ford Focus and Kia Forte are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Ford Focus Titanium trim is $23,575. The features would cost an additional $795. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $25,245.

The base sticker price of the Kia Forte EX trim is $19,990. The features would cost an additional $5,905. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $26,745.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Focus trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Kia Forte trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Kia Forte EX appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

The configured Kia Forte 4dr Sedan

Even when the Ford Focus and Kia Forte are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Ford Focus Titanium trim is $22,514. The features would cost an additional $755. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $24,144.

The invoice of the Kia Forte EX trim is $18,993. The features would cost an additional $5,260. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $25,103.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Focus trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Kia Forte trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Kia Forte EX appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Focus Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,055
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $541
Model Year20172016
ModelFocusForte
TrimTitaniumEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine160hp I4173hp I4
TransmissionS6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/50-17215/45-17
Total Price$25,245$26,745
Adjustments for Features0-445
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,245$26,300
Total Invoice$24,144$25,103
Adjustments for Features0-418
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,144$24,685

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Features Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20172016
ModelFocusForte
TrimTitaniumEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automated manual$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Universal garage door opener $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Safety key$5 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Rear air vents $100
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150
Compass$0 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated driver seat $150
Heated second row seats $200
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional) $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Total Value of Features$2,030$2,475
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$445
Value of Feature Adjustments0-418

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20172016
ModelFocusForte
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase104.3 in106.3 in
Length178.5 in179.5 in
Width71.8 in70.1 in
Height57.7 in56.5 in
Curb Weight2,961 lb.2,960 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
Ford Focus Titanium

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Total Requested67596%
Total Not Requested254%

Option Package Details
Kia Forte EX

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Upgraded instruments0No
Cooled or ventilated driver seat150No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100No
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Rear air vents100No
LED tail lights0No
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested77551%
Total Not Requested75049%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Proximity key250Yes
Engine immobilizer (optional)0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Traffic information25Yes
HD radio50Yes
911 assist25Yes
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
App support100Yes
Voice control for external devices0Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Total Requested322592%
Total Not Requested2758%

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