Anyone looking for an affordable, stylish, efficient, compact car shouldn’t look any further than the Kia Forte. The Forte is better on gas than most other vehicles in the lineup, and its price tag won’t break the bank. With a large number of modern features available, the Kia Forte really has it all.
But how does it compare to others? Here, we are putting the 2019 Kia Forte up against the 2019 Nissan Sentra, a very formidable competitor. For fairness’ sake, we are comparing the base models of each vehicle. Check out our table below to learn which vehicle might be better for you.
2019 Kia Forte
2019 Nissan Sentra
|41 highway mpg, 31 city mpg, 31 combined mpg||EPA-estimated fuel economy||37 highway mpg, 29 city mpg, 30 combined mpg|
|Standard||Lane-departure warning||Not available|
|Standard||Satellite radio integration||Not available|
The 2019 Kia Forte will save you more on gas than most other vehicles in its class. While the base model averages up to 31 combined mpg, the LXS, S, and EX models all come fitted with a continually variable transmission which helps the fuel economy by a couple miles per gallon. Drivers of these trim levels will average up to 34 combined mpg. Of course, the gas mileage of the Forte is largely attributed to the car’s engine. All 2019 Forte models come with the same engine. Drivers will enjoy a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine powered by 147 horses. Some of the many interior features available include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, wireless phone charging, SOFINO leatherette seating trim, as well as heated and ventilated front seats.
Come down to Garden Grove Kia to learn more about this great compact ride. Our friendly sales staff will go over everything else you need to know like financing options, other available features, and pricing specifics. We hope to see you soon!