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2013 Honda Civic LX

2dr Coupe

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

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2013 Honda Civic
(2013 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe shown)
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $17,965 $15,900
Destination Charge $790 $800
Invoice Price $16,707 $15,599
Total List Price $18,755 $16,700
Available Engines 140-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 5-speed manual 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 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 36 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 Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation Good Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2013 Honda Civic LX 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
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview 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
N/A Available:
6
Interior 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front manual manual
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts N/A Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A Standard
Cargo net N/A Available
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A Available
Cruise control Standard Available
Cup holders front front and rear
Gear shift knob trim metal-look urethane
12V DC power outlet 1 2
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear Available:
carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows fixed power
1-Touch Window Up driver N/A
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A Available
Instrumentation digital/analog analog
Driver information center Standard N/A
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge N/A Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release mechanical mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets N/A Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane urethane
Tire inflator N/A Standard
Seats 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center sliding Standard:
center
N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Rear seats full bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest N/A Available
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Speakers 6 Standard:
4
N/A Available:
6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
1st row LCD screen 1 N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts N/A front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control auto off auto off
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Standard N/A
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks N/A Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) N/A 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black black w/chrome surround
Door count 2 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard
Spoiler N/A Available:
lip
Tires P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 15" steel Standard:
15" steel
N/A Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A Available:
steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front fixed interval variable intermittent
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain SOHC DOHC
Brakes front disc/rear drum 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A Available
Transmission Standard:
5-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
5-spd auto w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
4.29
Standard:
4.33
Available:
4.44
Available:
3.07
Remote vehicle starting system N/A Available
Specifications 2013 Honda Civic LX 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 175.5 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 69.0 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 55.0 " 56.5 "
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 140 @ 6,500 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 128 @ 4,300 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard N/A
Fuel economy - city 28 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 36 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.19 / 3.44 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,716 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
Available:
2,789 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Wheelbase 103.2 " 106.3 "
Front track 59.0 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 59.9 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 17.7 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient N/A .27
Front legroom 42.2 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 30.8 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 38.1 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 34.3 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom 53.2 " 53.8 "
Rear hiproom 49.0 " 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 55.1 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 52.2 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 11.7 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 11.7 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 83 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.