Kia Forte vs Chevrolet Cruze 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 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$20,986
826 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
MSRP
$17,995
Invoice
$17,941
Average Price Paid
$16,761
5 listings nationwide

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

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Fair Price
$21,993
Good Price
$19,968
Great Price
$18,810
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$17,429
Good Price
$16,101
Great Price
$15,342

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,500
17 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,671

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Chevrolet introduced the second generation of its successful Cruze compact car for the 2016 model year and added a hatchback variant the following year. For 2019, all versions get a mi...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
50
writes:
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"
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
153 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
2.91 in x 3.2 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 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 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 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.3 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 183.7 in
Width 70.9 in 70.5 in
Height 56.5 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Ex Launch Edition
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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