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2012 Honda Civic

2012 Kia Forte

  2012 Honda Civic Sedan 4-door Auto LX Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Kia Forte 5-Door 5dr HB EX Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$15,955
$15,200
Invoice $14,846 $14,900
MPG
City/Highway
22/41 22/36
Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.4
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Bottom Line The 2012 Honda Civic is a little more spacious, comfortable, and economical, but it's now one of the blandest of the bunch. Read Full Review The 2012 Kia Forte family of vehicles manages to feel more eager, comfortable, and sophisticated than its sticker price might suggest. Read Full Review
Likes &
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Likes:

  • Smooth, absorbent ride
  • Roomy trunk
  • 44-mpg Hybrid

Dislikes:

  • Bland styling
  • Hard plastic dash materials
  • Hybrid's low-speed drivability
  • Flat, uncomfortable front seats
  • Road and wind noise

Likes:

  • Elegant, simple styling
  • Cabin space (sedan and hatch)
  • Standard connectivity features
  • Eager powertrains

Dislikes:

  • Base model lacks telescopic steering
  • Balky clutch (manual)
  • Front-seat comfort
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