Comparing the 2019 Kia Forte to the Competition


The 2019 Kia Forte is an affordable compact car that brings you both stability and convenience. It is both fuel-efficient and filled will modern technology and offers desirable fuel efficiency. We know that there are many compact car options on the market so choosing the right on for your lifestyle can be confusing and at times overwhelming. Here at Liberty Kia, we want to assist in making this process a little less confusing, so we have put together a few comparisons between the Kia Forte and other compact cars in its class, so you can feel more informed when making your final decision.


2019 Kia Forte vs. The 2019 Honda Civic


When looking at the Kia Forte and the Honda Civic both offer reliable driving options. But the Kia Forte has gone a few steps above letting you access more on standard models. When combined base fuel efficiency is looked at the Kia Forte puts out 35(IVT)/31(manual) mpg while the Honda Civic only performs 29 mpg.


The Honda Civic only has Auto climate control while the Kia Forte features Dual-zone auto standard climate control. Both include standard Active safety features. The standard infotainment display in the Kia Forte is eight inches and only five inches in the Honda Civic. Apple CarPlay/Android Auto is available in the Honda Civic but standard in the Kia Forte.


2019 Kia Forte vs. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra


One of the major differences between the Forte and the Elantra is the Active safety features. Active safety features come standard on the Kia Forte while only available on the Hyundai Elantra. You'll have more room to pack in your toys and gear in the Kia Forte with its 15.3 cubic feet of trunk space in comparison to only 14.4 cubic feet. You will love saving money with the 2019 Kia Forte that starts at around 15,000 while the Hyundai Elantra starts around 16,000.


2019 Kia Forte vs. The 2019 Nissan Sentra


Having a reliable warranty is an important part of owning or leasing your next vehicle to ensure that you are taken care of even after you drive your new car off the lot. Kia is proud to offer a 5 years/60,000 miles Bumper-to-bumper warranty and a 10 years/100,00 miles Engine warranty. The Nissan Sentra only offers a 5 years/60,000 miles Engine warranty and a 3 years/36,000 miles Bumper-to-bumper warranty. Choose a vehicle that will protect you for longer.


The Kia Forte's 8-inch standard infotainment display is larger than the Nissan Sentra by a full inch. It also only gives you 30 MPG and manual standard climate control. The Nissan Sentra is more expensive than the Kia fore coming in standard at about 17,500 while the Kia remains at 15,000.


The Kia Forte Comes Out on Top


The 2019 Kia Forte gives you the best value among the competition. Between features like automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and active safety feature the Kia Forte gives you more for less. The new Intelligent Variable Transmission gives you better fuel efficiency, so you'll continue saving money at the gas pump.


If you are in the market for a new compact car the Kia Forte is a great option that optimizes everything you love about driving into a smart and stylish car. With everything the Kia Forte has going for it you would expect it to be more expensive, but we are happy to offer it at an affordable price that will have you saving money, so you can spend it where it matters most while still taking home a reliable vehicle that will get you where you need to go.


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