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2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,600
Invoice
$18,522
Average Price Paid
$17,536
1,347 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.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$18,339
Good Price
$16,829
Great Price
$15,966
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,537
Good Price
$20,638
Great Price
$19,551

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

If ever a car was to be described as an appliance, the Toyota Corolla was it. Cheap to buy, dependable as a sunrise, thrifty with fuel, and roomy enough for a frugal family, the Coroll...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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Specs

2020 Toyota Corolla
L 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 13.2 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
--
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
12.5:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.19 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional 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
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 41.4 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 182.7 in
Width 70.1 in 70.9 in
Height 56.5 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White
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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