|2017 Honda Accord Coupe||2017 Kia Forte Koup|
|185 HP||Horsepower||173 HP|
|7.8 l/100km||Combined Fuel Efficiency||8.0 l/100km|
|109.3 cu. ft.||Passenger Volume||105.6 cu. ft.|
|13.7 cu. ft.||Cargo Capacity||13.3 cu. ft.|
2017 Honda Accord Coupe vs 2016 Kia Forte Koup
In the midsize segment, there actually aren’t a ton of coupe models, with the exception of iconic muscle cars like the Mustang and Camaro. But there are plenty of coupe models in the smaller compact class, so we thought we’d compare our midsize 2-door against one of the most popular compact coupes on the market, by pitting the 2017 Honda Accord Coupe vs 2016 Kia Forte Koup.
Advantages of the 2017 Honda Accord Coupe
The two coupe models are actually more comparable to one another than one might have expected for belonging to different segments. We’re going to start at the top of the table with horsepower, where the Accord Coupe delivers an extra 12 horses. While not listed in the table, the Accord Coupe also delivers an extra 27 pound-feet of torque with 181 lb-ft. of torque. However, despite delivering more power, the Accord Coupe doesn’t sacrifice fuel efficiency.
As you can see by the second row in the table, the Accord Coupe achieves 7.8 l/100km, which is 0.2 l/100km less than Kia Forte Koup. While not a huge advantage, it is pretty impressive considering not only does the Accord Coupe deliver more horsepower, it’s also much bigger. So the 2017 Honda Accord Coupe is more efficient and delivers more power than the 2016 Kia Forte Koup.
And lastly, of course, the Accord Coupe also delivers a bit more space than the Kia Forte Koup. With an extra 3.7 cubic feet of space for you and your passengers to stretch out and get comfortable in as well as an extra 0.4 cu. ft. of space for you to fill with cargo. If all of these advantages have you interested in the 2017 Honda Accord Coupe, be sure to schedule a test drive right here on our website or by giving us a call at the sales desk.