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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 LX's price is $1,390 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 LX, the Ford Focus SE includes additional features worth $910. 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. Despite a $910 adjustment for the Ford Focus SE's additional features, the Kia Forte LX is $1,390 less than the Kia Forte LX.

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 LX
Difference: 2,300
Lowest Total Invoice: Kia Forte LX
Difference: 1,424
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Model Year201420142014
ModelFocusFocusForte
TrimSETitaniumLX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 18,125 23,075 15,900
Base Invoice 16,920 21,537 15,599
Super Fuel Economy Package 95    
Satellite radio 195    
Rear bumper protector 245 245 75
Floor mats     115
Rear spoiler     295
Super Fuel Economy Package     0
Satellite radio     0
Rear bumper protector     62
Floor mats     93
Rear spoiler     244
Options (show) (change) 535 245 485
Options (show) (change) 477 218 399
Destination 825 825 800
Total Price 19,485 24,145 17,185
Total Invoice 18,222 22,580 16,798

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Forte LX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 1,390
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 573
Model Year201420142014
ModelFocusFocusForte
TrimSETitaniumLX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine160hp I4160hp I4148hp I4
TransmissionM5M5M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/32 MPG23/32 MPG21/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6355, 10?, 4
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-16215/50-17195/65-15
Total Price19,48524,14517,185
Adjustments for Features-910-4,6350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price18,57519,51017,185
Cost Above Minimum09350
Total Invoice18,22222,58016,798
Adjustments for Features-851-4,3350
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice17,37118,24516,798
Cost Above Minimum08740

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

Price of the Ford Focus: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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.
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
20084dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Cheaper, with better standard features, than any competitors (Yaris, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent).
Price of the Ford Focus: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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 Year201420142014
ModelFocusFocusForte
TrimSETitaniumLX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed manual$0$0 
6-speed manual  $150
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Cruise control$250$250 
Proximity key $250 
Remote keyless entry$225$225 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Front seat active head restraints  $50
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Obstacle detection, rear $300 
Rearview camera $200 
Safety key$5$5 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$150$150 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100 
Automatic climate control, front $200 
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25 
Dual-zone climate control $125 
HD radio $50 
In-vehicle Internet capability $100 
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25 
SD Card slot $25 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Traffic + travel information $25 
Voice control for audio system$50$50 
Voice control for external devices$50$50 
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $50 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Automatic-off headlights  $25
Compass$0$0 
Fog lights $125 
Heated mirrors $25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Interior ambient lighting $150 
Spotter mirror(s)$50$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0 
Heated front seats $200 
Leather seating surfaces $900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350 
Tires, high-efficiency (optional)$0  
Touring suspension (upgrade) $0 
Total Value of Features$1,280$5,005$370
Value of Feature Adjustments$910$4,635$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-851-4,3350

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20142014
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 Weight3,210 lb.2,981 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
SE

Super Fuel Economy Package
FeatureValueRequested?
4-wheel disc brakes150Yes
Rear spoiler200Yes
Tires, high-efficiency (optional)0No
Fuel economy tweaks0No
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%

 

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