2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Kia Forte

Every part of the world has its own claim to fame in the automotive industry; American manufacturers are known for producing trucks that are relentless in their grit and determination, European brands create some of the most luxurious models on the market, and for some of the top tech innovation, efficiency, and reliability that the industry has to offer, look no further than what Asian model families have in store. The all-new 2019 Toyota Corolla and 2019 Kia Forte models, as respective representatives of Japan and South Korea, are certainly able to accomplish everything you need them to with high amounts of energy and advancement. But how well do these upcoming compact icons match up one on one?

Throughout our existence, our Toyota Palo Alto sales team has made it a goal to provide you with all the information that you need to make an informed and confident decision about the best model for your needs. Join us today as we check out our Corolla vs. Forte comparison!

2019 Toyota Corolla and 2019 Kia Forte next to each other in comparison image

2019 Toyota Corolla 


2019 Kia Forte 

$18,700  Starting MSRP  $17,690 
1.8-liter Inline 4  Engine Size  2.0-liter Inline 4 
140 horsepower / 128 pound-feet  Horsepower / Torque Rating  147 horsepower / 132 pound-feet 
30 mpg city / 40 mpg highway  Fuel Economy 35 mpg combined 

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Both the 2019 Toyota Corolla and Kia Forte models promise to bring much to the table for you to take advantage of, notably high-tech infotainment, plenty of stellar driver assistance innovations (including Lane Departure Warning and Pre-Collision systems), and smart power, all wrapped up in highly efficient packages. However, no matter how you look at it the 2019 Corolla will promise to offer much more to drivers looking to get the most out of their travels. With ECO driving mode enabled, the Corolla can operate its gas intake and air conditioning output autonomously to help you save fuel. This, combined with CVTi-S Valvematic technology helps you to get the maximum amount of performance out of your engine! Plus, with available SofTex® leather seating, the 2019 Corolla will keep your drive much more comfortable than is claimed by its Forte counterpart.

If you have any further questions about the 2019 Toyota Corolla ahead of its release, don’t hesitate to contact Toyota Palo Alto today. We’re always happy to help you with anything you’d like to know, and we can even help you reserve your spot in line to sign off once it makes its arrival to our lot!