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2013 Toyota Matrix

2013 Kia Forte

  2013 Toyota Matrix 2013 Kia Forte sedan
MSRP
$19,275
$15,400
Invoice $18,216 $15,100
MPG
City/Highway
20/32 22/36
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line With the frugality of a Corolla and hatchback versatility, the 2013 Toyota Matrix delivers on practicality but falls short if you expect a hot hatch. Read Full Review It's a family affair: the Kia Forte lineup is more comfortable, more eager, and better finished than ever, and a step up from what its sticker price might suggest. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Hatchback versatility
  • Comfortable ride
  • City-friendly maneuverability

Dislikes:

  • Unexciting interior trims
  • Road noise
  • Disappointing gas mileage
  • Seats lack support

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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