2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

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Drivers looking for an attractive small car may be torn between the two models in this 2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Toyota Corolla comparison. Each of these models can offer attractive fuel economy and great commuting. But which one is right for you? Those who have larger transportation needs on their daily commute may enjoy the 15.3 cubic feet of cargo space available in the trunk of the Kia small car.

The 2019 Kia Forte comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that offers impressive fuel economy. EPA-estimates say that the redesigned Forte should be able to offer drivers up to 30 mpg in city driving and 40 mpg on the highway. In contrast, the 1.8-liter four-cylinder of the 2019 Toyota Corolla sedan offers a maximum of just 28 mpg in city driving and 36 mpg on the highway. Kia Forte drivers can enjoy better fuel economy while still saving money on the starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price.

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2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Toyota Corolla (sedan)
$17,690 Starting MSRP $18,700
30/40 mpg Mileage (City/Highway) 28/36 mpg
15.3 cubic feet Cargo Space 13 cubic feet
8-inch Standard Infotainment Display 6.1-inch

Technology and Safety on the 2019 Kia Forte

While Toyota has been a forerunner for safety, the new 2019 Kia Forte offers plenty of practical key safety features on every model. Whether car shoppers choose the FE, LXS, S or EX trim, they will enjoy standard features like Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Forward Collision Warning, and Lane Departure Warning. The Kia model will also offer available Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Collision Warning, and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning. The 2019 Toyota Corolla will also come standard with many attractive safety features (like a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control) but it will not offer blind spot monitoring.

Outside of the standard and available safety features, the Kia small sedan also excels when it come to interior technology in this 2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Toyota Corolla comparison. An 8-inch touchscreen display comes standard on the 2019 Forte, and this system offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivitiy even from the base trim. Neither of those systems are available on the 2019 Corolla, which has a starting display screen of just 6.1 inches, and is available with a 7-inch display.

If you would like to learn moe about this comparison, or the 2019 Kia Forte in Daphne AL, contact a member of the Team Gunther sales team today.


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