Kia Forte vs. Honda Civic near Waterbury, CT

2017 Kia Forte

2017 Honda Civic

See How the 2017 Kia Forte Fares Against its Watertown, CT Honda Rival

When it comes to a segment-defining four-door, you'll be hard-pressed to find a model to compete against the 2017 Kia Forte. For the drive-time needs and expectations of our neighbors in Waterbury, CT as well as Kia aficionados from nearby Bristol to Milford, Naugatuck, and beyond, there's a feature-packed offering to be found. So how does a base model with prowess like 2017 Forte LX stack up against its competition in the form of 2017 Honda Civic LX? Consider the possibilities, then see how Forte can open up new vistas for yours!

2017 Kia Forte LX and the 2017 Honda Civic LX Face Off

  • Forte's base price weighs in at an affordable $16,600, excelling against Honda's $18,740. Compared with the price of a comparably equipped Forte at $17,495, Honda requires an even higher initial investment of $19,615. That means more access to myriad features in 2017 Kia Forte, and for less.
  • You'll find several features standard in the base Forte LX not otherwise available in Civic LX. They include power heated exterior mirrors to provide enhanced visibility during cold or moist drives and Satellite Radio support to enliven road entertainment.
  • Looking for a more stable ride? 2017 Forte LX takes the edge on Civic. Kia Forte showcases 61.5-inch front and 62-inch rear track widths to surmount those of Honda, at 60.9 inches and 61.5 inches respectively.
  • Both Forte and Civic in LX trim offer comparable interiors, but when it comes to accommodating extra riders comfortably for the duration, 2017 Forte revs into the lead, providing a sprawling 53.1 inches of rear hip room to Honda's 47.3 inches.
  • Kia's 60-month/60,000-mile basic and 120-month/100,000-mile powertrain warranties are the better of the two offerings when compared to Honda's 36-month/36,000-mile basic and 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranties. That's coverage to go more than the extra mile.

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