2017 Chevy Cruze vs 2017 Kia Forte

Searching for a new compact car can be a time consuming task, even if you’re familiar with some of the vehicle options. The popular segment is loaded with many vehicles to choose from which can make your buying decision even more difficult than it already is. Harold Chevrolet, a new and used car dealer in Angola, IN, wants to help you choose the right model that fits your specific driving needs by providing you with detailed new car comparisons so you can make the most informed buying decision when it comes time for you to choose your next new car. The latest side-by-side vehicle comparison puts the 2017 Chevy Cruze vs 2017 Kia Forte.

The first and most noticeable difference between these two compact cars is that the new Chevy Cruze offers a diesel engine option that is capable of giving you up to 53 mpg on the highway. The new Kia Forte does not offer a diesel engine option and can only deliver a fuel economy rating of up to 38 mpg on the highway with its standard gasoline engine.

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2017 Chevy Cruze VS 2017 Kia Forte
$16,975 MSRP $16,600
Yes Diesel Engine Option No
Yes Active Safety Features Yes
47.2 cu.-ft. Cargo Volume 14.9 cu.-ft.

2017 Chevy Cruze and 2017 Kia Forte Comparison

The comparison between the 2017 Chevy Cruze and 2017 Kia Forte is certainly a close call when it comes to interior technology features, comfort options and advanced safety features. However, after taking a closer look at each of their offerings, the new Chevy Cruze is a better choice for a new car because of its lengthier list of standard features and options.

The impressive and very extensive list of standard and available technology features and comfort options offered in the 2017 Chevy Cruze include many passenger and driver favorites. The long list includes a 7-inch color touchscreen with Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, 4G LTE Wi-Fi and many others. The new Chevy Cruze also offers an array of advanced safety technologies. Top features include a rear vision camera, forward collision alert, rear park assist, lane keep assist, side blind zone alert and rear cross traffic alert.

2017 Chevy Cruze interior technology features
2017 Chevy Cruze interior passenger seating
2017 Chevy Cruze sedan
2017 Chevy Cruze interior features

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