Compare 2014 Audi S6 vs 2014 Kia Forte

2014 Audi S6
2014 Kia Forte
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4-Door Sedan Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Prestige 17 27 $68,262 $73,400
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4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 37 $15,599 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 36 $16,790 $17,500
2-Door Coupe Manual EX 24 33 $17,708 $18,600
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 36 $18,528 $19,500
2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 25 34 $18,659 $19,600
5-Door HB Automatic EX 24 34 $18,759 $19,700
2-Door Coupe Manual SX 22 29 $19,436 $20,600
5-Door HB Manual SX 21 29 $19,717 $20,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic SX 22 30 $20,378 $21,600
5-Door HB Automatic SX 21 29 $20,658 $21,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$68,262
$15,599
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,400
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1223 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Kia Forte finds better focus with well-rounded performance and grabby good looks, but its safety scores concern us.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98 96.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 54.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 39.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 62
Wheelbase (in)
114.7 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
193.9 179.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.1 14.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40ZR19 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40ZR19 P195/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4398 2736
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
406 @ 1400 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0 L/244 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 5500 148 @ 6500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 37
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.09 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.26
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S6 Kia Forte
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.0 6.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 8.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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