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2013 Honda Civic EX

4dr Sedan

2013 Honda Civic EX-L

4dr Sedan

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

2013 Honda Civic
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2013 Honda Civic
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $20,815 $22,265 $15,900
Destination Charge $790 $790 $800
Invoice Price $19,346 $20,688 $15,599
Total List Price $21,605 $23,055 $16,700
Available Engines 140-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 140-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 5-speed automatic w/OD 5-speed automatic w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 28 mpg 28 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 39 mpg 39 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole - -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) - -
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) - -
Front, Driver's
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier - -
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Front, Head/Neck - - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Acceptable Acceptable Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Front, Chest - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation - - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
6
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Interior 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front automatic automatic manual
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A N/A Standard
Cargo net N/A N/A Available
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A N/A Available
Cruise control Standard Standard Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim metal-look metal-look urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2
Floor console full full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear Available:
carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up driver driver N/A
1-Touch Window Down driver driver driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A N/A Available
Instrumentation digital/analog digital/analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard N/A
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge N/A N/A Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release mechanical mechanical mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 1 1 Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane leather/metal-look urethane
Tire inflator N/A N/A Standard
Seats 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center sliding center sliding Standard:
center
N/A N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard Available
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth leather cloth
Entertainment 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Available N/A
Speakers 6 6 Standard:
4
N/A N/A Available:
6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
N/A
1st row LCD screen Standard:
1
Standard:
1
N/A
Available:
2
Available:
2
N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control auto off fully automatic auto off
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist Standard Standard N/A
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard Standard N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) N/A N/A 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim with chrome bar with chrome bar black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights N/A front N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard Standard
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A
Spoiler N/A N/A Available:
lip
Tires P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
N/A N/A Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" machined aluminum 16" machined aluminum Standard:
15" steel
N/A N/A Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A N/A Available:
steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps N/A N/A Available
Mechanical 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain SOHC SOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A N/A Available
Transmission 5-spd auto w/OD 5-spd auto w/OD Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
N/A N/A Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 4.44 4.44 Standard:
4.33
N/A N/A Available:
3.07
Remote vehicle starting system N/A N/A Available
Specifications 2013 Honda Civic EX 2013 Honda Civic EX-L 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 179.4 " 179.4 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 69.0 " 69.0 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 56.5 " 56.5 " 56.5 "
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 140 @ 6,500 rpm 140 @ 6,500 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 128 @ 4,300 rpm 128 @ 4,300 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard N/A
Fuel economy - city 28 mpg 28 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 39 mpg 39 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.19 / 3.44 " 3.19 / 3.44 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,855 lbs.
Standard:
2,868 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
Available:
2,866 lbs.
Available:
2,877 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Wheelbase 105.1 " 105.1 " 106.3 "
Front track 59.0 " 59.0 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 59.9 " 59.9 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 17.7 ' 17.7 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient N/A N/A .27
Front legroom 42.0 " 42.0 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 36.2 " 36.2 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 37.9 " 37.9 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 36.2 " 36.2 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom 50.5 " 50.5 " 53.8 "
Rear hiproom 51.4 " 51.4 " 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 56.6 " 56.6 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 53.3 " 53.3 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 12.5 cu.ft. 12.5 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 12.5 cu.ft. 12.5 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 92 cu.ft. 92 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.