Under $20,000 Hatchbacks Fight: Hyundai vs Kia

January 16, 2013 at 09:00

Today we are going to look at two models of the pretty affordable models group. These two cars in the year 2013 have received new redesigned exterior, and therefore both look fresh and renowned, in such a way we can say that it will be quite difficult for us to judge this fight… Let’s welcome new 2013 Hyundai Veloster that will be fighting with 2013 Kia Forte Koup.

2013 Hyundai Veloster

2013 Hyundai Veloster Photo

The prices of these two models do not get higher than $20,000. New Hyundai hatchback will cost you just $17,500 of the initial investment, while new 2013 Kia Forte is a little more expensive and will cost about $18,300. The difference is not critical, but it is still there. Now let’s look at the cores of these two models. New Hyundai has an engine of 1.6-Liter I4 with the power output of 138hp. New Kia appears to be more powerful with 2.0-Liter 156-hp I4. Though new Hyundai is more fuel efficient, offering 2-3 miles per gallon more both in the city and on the highway.

2013 Kia Forte Koup

2013 Kia Forte Koup Photo

So in the end, as pretty sensitive and price-cautious consumers we think that as for the city, new Hyundai offers greater utility and practicality, therefore it wins the fight!

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