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2011 Hyundai Elantra

2011 Kia Forte

  2011 Hyundai Elantra 2011 Kia Forte Hatchback
Invoice $14,536 $14,700
28/38 22/36
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Bottom Line 38 mpg; a sleek, sophisticated look; and even more value for the money confirm that this little sedan has officially left the Corolla in the dust. Read Full Review The 2011 Kia Forte exemplifies the new direction of Kia, with a simple, elegant style, unexpected levels of refinement, and lots of value for the money. Read Full Review
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  • Unparalleled design and details
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Quiet, refined cabin
  • Smooth ride
  • Impressive feature set


  • Delayed, dulled throttle response
  • Lacks rear headroom
  • Uninspiring, too-light steering


  • Roomy interior
  • Quiet, refined cabin
  • Standard safety, connectivity features
  • Elegant, simple look inside and out


  • Steering feel
  • Balky clutch (manual)
  • No available nav system
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