2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

Silver 2019 Kia Forte and red 2019 Toyota Corolla

The feature-filled 2019 Kia Forte is the perfect sedan for commuting to school or work, traveling on road trips, or just everyday driving. Once you slip behind the wheel of the 2019 Forte you’ll never want to leave the comfortable seats or tech-focused and stylized interior. Heads will turn as you travel down the road behind the stylish and awe-inspiring 2019 Kia Forte.

The affordable 2019 Kia Forte starts off at just $17,7990, making it the ideal vehicle choice for any driver. Available in FE, LXS, S, and EX trim grades, there’s no wrong choice when it comes to getting into the driver’s seat of the Kia Forte. But just how impressive is this Kia? Continue reading this 2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Toyota Corolla comparison to find out. Click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock 2019 Kia Forte models at Serra Trussville Kia.

2019 Kia Forte


2019 Toyota Corolla

$17,790 MSRP $18,700
2.0-liter DOHC Atkinson Cycle Engine Standard Engine 1.8-liter DOHC engine
8-inch touch-screen display Infotainment Center 7-inch touch-screen display
Standard Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ Not Available

What are the differences between the 2019 Kia Forte and 2019 Toyota Corolla?

Budget plays a major role when it comes to choosing the vehicle that is right for you. As we stated above, the 2019 Kia Forte starts off at just $17,790 and reaches a top starting price of $21,990 for the elite Forte EX. The competing 2019 Toyota Corolla starts off at a higher $18,700 for its base trim – Corolla L – and reaches $22,880 for its top Corolla XSE model.

The 2019 Kia Forte lineup is powered by a 2.0-liter DOHC Atkinson Cycle engine paired to a 6-speed manual transmission or Intelligent Variable Transmission with Sportmatic®. This combination generates an impressive 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque on the road while earning an EPA-estimated 31 city/41 highway/35 combined mpg. The competing Toyota Corolla has a 1.8-liter DOHC engine paired to a Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence and Shift Mode under its hood to generate a lesser 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. The Corolla earns an EPA-estimated 28 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg.

Standard and available features in the 2019 Kia Forte help you stay safe and connected on the road. Standard safety features like Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist, Lane Keeping Assist-Line, and the 8-inch Rear-View Monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance will have you driving with confidence every time you get behind the wheel of your 2019 Kia Forte.