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Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra Price Comparison (MSRP)

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

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Forte EX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $420
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $809
Model Year20182018
ModelForteElantra
TrimEXSport
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine164hp I4201hp I4
TransmissionT6S7
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)25/30 MPG26/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6315, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-17225/40-18
Total Price$27,495$26,265
Adjustments for Features-1,6500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,845$26,265
Total Invoice$25,787$25,048
Adjustments for Features-1,5480
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,239$25,048

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Features Comparison: Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra

Model Year20182018
ModelForteElantra
TrimEXSport
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
7-speed automated manual $1200
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$3,875$2,225
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,650$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,5480

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra

Model Year20182018
ModelForteElantra
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in106.3 in
Length179.5 in179.9 in
Width70.1 in70.9 in
Height56.3 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,011 lb.3,109 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.1 in56.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.8 in53.4 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.9 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.1 in51.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.9 in35.7 in
Cargo Volume14.9 ft314.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Forte EX

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Forward collision warning200No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Upgraded instruments0No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
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
Navigation system600Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat50No
Total Requested232552%
Total Not Requested215048%

Option Package Details
Hyundai Elantra Sport

7-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
7-speed automated manual0Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Remote climate control25No
Remote start via app75Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
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%

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