Compare 2012 Kia Forte - Overview

Compare the Forte side-by-side against the Caliber and the Civic. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2012 Kia Forte (SX 4dr Hatchback)

  (SX) 4dr Hatchback

2012 Dodge Caliber (SXT 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback)

  (SXT) 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

2012 Honda Civic (EX 2dr Coupe)

  (EX) 2dr Coupe

MSRP

Veh 1 $19,600
Veh 2 $18,765
Veh 3 $19,855

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 23 / 32
Veh 2 23 / 27
Veh 3 28 / 36

Horse Power

Veh 1 173 @ 6.0k RPM
Veh 2 158 @ 6.4k RPM
Veh 3 140 @ 6.5k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 7.7 Sec
Veh 2 8.4 Sec
Veh 3 7.8 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 2.4L I-4
Veh 2 2.0L I-4
Veh 3 1.8L I-4

Transmission

Veh 1 6-spd auto w/OD
Veh 2 2-spd CVT w/OD
Veh 3 5-spd man w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats
Veh 3 5 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 53.1 CF
Veh 2 48.0 CF
Veh 3 11.7 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $370
Veh 2 $354
Veh 3 $375

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A