Two years ago, the Ford Focus came out with a new coupe; it offers a distinctive, and quieter interior than before and many more convenience features, including the wildly popular SYNC communications and entertainment interface.
The Focus is an attractive value, even if it isn't that much fun to drive compared to the 2010 Scion tC.
The Honda Civic coupe feels sportier than even the tC, let alone the Focus, but its engine isn't as torquey for ordinary driving, and its interior can feel cramped.
And just as the tC is, the Civic is loud inside on bad roads.
The 2010 Kia Forte Koup is the newest and most refined of all the competitors, and our reviews gave the Forte line good marks for driving satisfaction, refinement, and passenger space.
|2010 Scion tC||2010 Kia Forte||2008 Ford Focus||2004 Honda Civic Classic|
|$17,100Browse Used Listings||$13,695Browse Used Listings||$14,395Browse Used Listings||$13,010Browse Used Listings|
|20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||24 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||26 MPG City / 51 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4|
|2-Door HB Manual (Natl)||4-Door Sedan Manual LX||2-Door Coupe S||Classic 4-Door Sedan DX Manual|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|3 Door Hatchback||4dr Sdn||2 Door Coupe||4 Door Sedan|
|Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual|