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2010 Ford Focus

2010 Kia Forte

  2010 Ford Focus 2010 Kia Forte
MSRP
$16,290
$13,695
Invoice $15,387 $13,430
MPG
City/Highway
24/35 22/34
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line If you've got around $15,000 to spend, the 2010 Ford Focus is a great choice, especially if you are prioritizing safety or comfort. Read Full Review The 2010 Kia Forte is a strong contender in every way—a surprisingly good-looking, enjoyable-to-drive car that will hold the budget down. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Cabin is quiet and pleasant
  • Interior is well designed
  • More standard safety features such as ABS on all models
  • SYNC upgraded with traffic reports, turn-by-turn directions
  • MyKey system great for parents

Dislikes:

  • Exterior design somewhat awkward
  • Not the most dynamically accomplished car
  • Coupe's backseat can be a tight squeeze

Likes:

  • Simple, elegant exterior styling
  • Tight, quiet cabin and overall refinement
  • Seating and cargo space
  • Top tech and safety features standard on base model

Dislikes:

  • Awkward clutch coordination for manual transmission
  • Steering feel (hydraulic assist)
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