Toyota Corolla 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.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,500
Invoice
$18,429
Average Price Paid
$17,576
975 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$20,870
942 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
$18,419
Good Price
$16,864
Great Price
$15,974
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Fair Price
$21,798
Good Price
$19,789
Great Price
$18,641

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,441
2 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,528
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

As one of Toyota's compact sedans, the Corolla has made a name for itself by holding steadfast to its focus on reliability, affordability, and fuel efficiency. For 2020, Toyota introdu...

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 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.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews
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"

Specs

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
30 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
Leather Seats -- Standard
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 Gray Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White
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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