Hyundai Elantra 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 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,950
Invoice
$20,212
Average Price Paid
$20,061
208 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$21,212
864 listings nationwide

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

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$20,557
Good Price
$19,586
Great Price
$19,030
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,388
Good Price
$20,434
Great Price
$19,318

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,290
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,235
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Customer satisfaction is dependent on multiple factors. For example, let's say you go out to a new restaurant. Even if the service is great, or the bill is inexpensive, or the restaura...

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Highways are increasingly full of crossovers and small SUVs, but not too long ago sedans ruled the road. The simple three-box design made for a vehicle that was, and still is, an effec...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 5
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

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

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
writes:
Handling Ranked 2019 Toyota Corolla XSE better.
"4 whel with 8 speed gearbox...wow"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota Corolla XSE better.
"8 speed gearbox...VVti engine...the Face lift of the new model"
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
50
writes:
Junk
Power Ranked 1963 Ford Fairlane better.
"Power isnt the question.its how a good american made engine feels"
Front Seats Ranked 1963 Ford Fairlane better.
"Awsome they dont make them like this anymore"

Specs

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
32 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
128 hp @ 5,500 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
12.5:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.82 in x 3.31 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 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 4 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.4 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 181.9 in 182.7 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 56.5 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Galactic Gray
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red
  • Symphony Silver
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Fire Orange
  • Gravity Grey
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Launch Edition

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