When it comes to sedans, the Kia model lineup has plenty of options to choose from. Over the past decade, the Kia Forte has placed itself strongly in the market as an effective five-seat sedan. In its latest rendition, the 2021 model has been carried-over once more to offer a comfortable experience with slight improvements.
The 2021 Kia Forte has what many look for in a small sedan: fuel economy, comfort features, and affordability. But when stacked up to the competition, how does it look? At Garden grove Kia, we size-up the model with a similarly-priced model in the 2021 Subaru Impreza.
2021 Kia Forte
2021 Subaru Impreza
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|31 City / 41 Highway MPG||Estimated Fuel Economy||28 City / 36 Highway MPG|
Looking at the engine specifications above, the 2021 Kia Forte offers a strong skillset for warm climates. While the 2021 Subaru Impreza offers all-wheel drive as standard, it suffers in fuel economy as a result. This aids the 2021 Kia Forte, as its Combined estimated 35 MPG rating is ideal for daily commutes. Plus, those wanting additional power can find it in the Kia Forte. Its 1.6-liter four-cylinder Turbo engine outputs up to 201 horsepower for maximum excitability.
Beyond the powertrain options, the 2021 Kia Forte has a wide range of interior features that offer more comfort than the 2021 Subaru Impreza. When comparing the two, customers can find both Ventilated Front Seating as well as a Power Sunroof inside the Kia Forte. However, both options are not available on the Impreza. In the meantime, the Kia Forte provides plenty of other interior options, which include:
When it comes to fuel efficiency and interior comfort, the 2021 Kia Forte provides plenty of both inside an affordable package. Stop into Garden Grove Kia today to find our lineup of new models well-equipped to be a daily driver in the Garden Grove, CA area.