Honda Accord vs Kia Forte Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
MSRP
$27,620
Invoice
$25,267
Average Price Paid
$24,186
2,220 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$21,614
510 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Fair Price
$25,223
Good Price
$23,547
Great Price
$22,588
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,537
Good Price
$20,638
Great Price
$19,551

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,588
47 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,229

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Just last year, Honda redesigned its midsize Accord, dropping the two-door version and trading the sedan’s plain clothes for a sleek shape that blended the best parts of a sedan and a ...

2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Last year marked the debut of the third-generation Kia Forte, which offered enhanced levels of visual and mechanical refinement. For 2020, Kia introduces a set of performance trims. I...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
10
writes:
Not fully loaded modep
Handling Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Impala Premier FWD worse.
"Smaller size"
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Impala Premier FWD better.
"Yes"
30
writes:
I am still getting used to my Honda at this point in time. You can use regular gas in this ride, but, its high...
Handling Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"The steering appears to be tighter with a smaller turning radius."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"It appear that the Honda has more square footage in the trunk than the Maxima. I may be wrong, but it appears that ay"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD better.
"More room."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"Takes regular gas. Highly recommended to be less 15% ethanol used. The ride is god so far. Lots of tech features. No heated steering wheel, at least in mine."
10
writes:
It’s nice car but is not fast like the Altima
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD worse.
"It’s good car but it’s not fast like the Altima "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD better.
"It’s a good car and when I drive it it’s feels like sports cars "
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.8 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
12.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.19 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,100 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.2 in 182.7 in
Width 73.3 in 70.9 in
Height 57.1 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Special Edition

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