2014 Kia Forte & Honda Civic Vehicle Comparison

If you are in the market for a stylish sedan packed with the latest innovations, then two of the best models available are the 2014 Kia Forte and the 2014 Honda Civic. Here is a look at the features each car offers as well as how they compare to each other.

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Interior & Exterior Features

2014 Kia Forte

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2014 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte delivers a bold exterior design with athletic lines and LED lights. Inside, you will discover a spacious cabin that is stylish and fun. This model features luxurious additions such as heated and ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel. Further, this car comes with great technological additions like the UVO eServices. With this system, you can make hands-free calling, use Google Maps to find your destination or play music.

2014 Honda Civic

2014 Honda Civic

2014 Honda Civic

In comparison, the Honda Civic’s exterior delivers a great blend of style and functionality. The 17-inch alloy wheels enhance the car’s appearance. Meanwhile, the Folding Power Side Mirrors make it easier for you to drive through tight spaces. Inside, the Civic comes equipped with many technological additions. The ECON button helps your car achieve maximum fuel efficiency by adjusting the fuel consuming systems. This model also comes with great safety additions such as Honda LaneWatch and a rearview camera to help you make safer decisions.

Performance

2014 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte offers two engine options. Their LX model comes equipped with the 1.8 liter, Inline 4 engine that delivers 148-horsepower while earning up to 37 mpg on the highway with the six-speed manual transmission. Meanwhile, the EX model comes with the 2.0L, Inline 4 engine that cranks out 173-horsepower while receiving up to 36 mpg on the highway when paired with the six-speed automatic transmission.

2014 Honda Civic

In contrast, the Honda Civic comes with the 1.8L, 16-valve, SOHC iVTEC engine. This engine delivers good power with its 143-horsepower output while receiving up to 39 mpg on the highway. Part of the reason the Civic earns good fuel efficiency is due to the Continuously Variable Transmission. This transmission helps the engine operate at maximum capacity while achieving great efficiency.

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2014 Kia Forte Burlington NJ

2014 Kia Forte

There are distinct differences between these two models. The first is the price, as Kia’s standard model is much less expensive than Honda’s. Further, the Kia Forte received a five-star rating from the NHTSA for front driver crash test while Honda received a four-star rating. The Kia Forte also offers better standard entertainment features such as Satellite Radio. Overall, the Kia Forte offers more features and better value. To see the Kia Forte in NJ, stop by the Burlington Kia dealership in Burlington, NJ!

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