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Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $26,265

Hyundai Elantra Sport   
Difference: $1,230

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,048

Hyundai Elantra Sport   
Difference: $739

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelElantraForte
TrimSportEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $21,800 $21,600
Base Invoice $20,906 $20,410
Premium Package 2,250  
7-speed automated manual 1,100  
Floor mats 125 125
Cargo tray 105 80
Cargo net 50 50
Universal garage door opener   350
Premium Plus Package   3,900
Remote start   495
Premium Package 2,048  
7-speed automated manual 1,034  
Floor mats 100 102
Cargo tray 84 67
Cargo net 41 42
Universal garage door opener   291
Premium Plus Package   3,570
Remote start   410
Options (change) 3,630 5,000
Options (change) 3,307 4,482
Destination 835 895
Total Price $26,265 $27,495
Total Invoice $25,048 $25,787

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Forte EX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $420
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $809
Model Year20182018
ModelElantraForte
TrimSportEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine201hp I4164hp I4
TransmissionS7T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/33 MPG25/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)315, 8?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18215/45-17
Total Price$26,265$27,495
Adjustments for Features0-1,650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$26,265$25,845
Total Invoice$25,048$25,787
Adjustments for Features0-1,548
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$25,048$24,239

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20182018
ModelElantraForte
TrimSportEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Remote start $150
Remote start via app$75 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Forward collision warning $200
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane departure warning $200
Pedestrian detection $50
Temporary spare tire$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rear air vents $100
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Voice control for external devices $0
Exterior 
Body kit$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Fog lights $125
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Metal pedals$75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$2,225$3,875
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,650
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,548

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20182018
ModelElantraForte
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in106.3 in
Length179.9 in179.5 in
Width70.9 in70.1 in
Height56.5 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,109 lb.3,011 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.0 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.2 in56.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.4 in53.8 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in54.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.9 in53.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in35.9 in
Cargo Volume14.4 ft314.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Elantra Sport

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Remote climate control25No
Remote start via app75Yes
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Infinity, 315W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation325No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested135063%
Total Not Requested80037%

Option Package Details
Kia Forte EX

Universal garage door opener
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Upgraded instruments0No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Navigation system600Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100No
Power recliner, driver seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested232552%
Total Not Requested215048%

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