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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: $26,040

Ford Focus Titanium   
Difference: $1,410

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,899

Ford Focus Titanium   
Difference: $859

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelFocusForte
TrimTitaniumEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $23,575 $21,200
Base Invoice $22,514 $20,037
Technology Package 795  
Navigation system 795  
Premium Plus Package   4,490
Floor mats   120
Remote start   495
Rear spoiler   295
Technology Package 755  
Navigation system 755  
Premium Plus Package   4,119
Floor mats   98
Remote start   410
Rear spoiler   244
Options (change) 1,590 5,400
Options (change) 1,510 4,871
Destination 875 850
Total Price $26,040 $27,450
Total Invoice $24,899 $25,758

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 $1,590. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $26,040.

The base sticker price of the Kia Forte EX trim is $21,200. The features would cost an additional $5,400. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $27,450.

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 $1,510. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $24,899.

The invoice of the Kia Forte EX trim is $20,037. The features would cost an additional $4,871. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $25,758.

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: Ford Focus Titanium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Kia Forte EX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $115
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $356
Model Year20172017
ModelFocusForte
TrimTitaniumEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine160hp I4164hp 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$26,040$27,450
Adjustments for Features0-1,295
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$26,040$26,155
Total Invoice$24,899$25,758
Adjustments for Features0-1,215
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,899$24,543

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Features Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20172017
ModelFocusForte
TrimTitaniumEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automated manual$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Forward collision warning $200
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Pedestrian detection $50
Safety key$5 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125 
MP3-compatible player$50 
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 
Approach detection $25
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150
Compass$0 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Total Value of Features$2,505$3,800
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,295
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,215

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20172017
ModelFocusForte
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase104.3 in106.3 in
Length178.5 in179.5 in
Width71.8 in70.1 in
Height57.7 in56.3 in
Curb Weight2,961 lb.2,909 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 in53.8 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

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested50071%
Total Not Requested20029%
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?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500No
Upgraded instruments0No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Traffic information25Yes
HD radio50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100No
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested252553%
Total Not Requested225047%

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