Compare The Kia Forte vs The Competition in Westminster, MD

Versus Honda Civic

See How The Kia Forte Stack Up Against The Honda Civic

First released in 2008, the Kia Forte has provided drivers everywhere with a comfortable, quality compact car. The Kia Forte is a car like no other. While there is some fierce competition in the compact car field, especially from the Honda Civic, the Kia Forte holds its own against all challengers.

Performance

  • The Honda Civic has a 12.4-gallon gas tank. The Kia Forte has a larger 13.2-gallon gas tank, helping to cut down trips to the gas station.

Technology and Safety

  • When equipped with all of its available safety features, the Kia Forte received a Top Safety Rating+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in 2017. The Honda Civic received a Top Safety Pick as well.
  • The IIHS gave the Kia Forte a "good" rating (their highest rating) on its headlights. The headlights in the Honda Civic received a "poor" rating, their lowest rating.
  • The infotainment system in the Honda Civic is frustrating due to its lack of physical volume knobs. The infotainment system in the Kia Forte is easy and intuitive.

Special Options and Trim Levels

  • For extra peace of mind, the Kia Forte comes with a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, as well as a 10-year or 100,000-mile drivetrain warranty. The Honda Civic only has a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and only a 5-year, 60,000-mile drivetrain warranty.

Visit Buchanan Kia in Westminster To Test Drive a Kia Forte Today!

The Kia Forte reigns supreme among all compact cars. For drivers looking for a great ride in the Frederick, Owings Mills, Garrison, or Eldersburg area, the Kia Forte more than delivers. Come see for yourself why the Kia Forte is unmatched. Schedule a test drive today at (410) 876-2251, or pay us a visit in person here in Westminster, MD. We can't wait to meet you.

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Versus Toyota Corolla

See How The Kia Forte Stack Up Against The Toyota Corolla

Compact cars are known for their affordability, maneuverability, and ease of use. The Kia Forte shows that just affordability does not always require a drop in quality; Kia's mastery of automaking shows in their comfortable, convenient ride. While the Toyota Corolla is a decent competitor, it ultimately falls short of the Kia Forte in several areas.

Performance

  • The base trim of Kia Forte has a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that gives it 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The base trim of the Toyota Corolla has a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, which gives out 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque.
  • The most powerful engine available to the Kia Forte is a turbocharged 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine that gives out 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine in the Toyota Corolla provides 140 horsepower and 126 pound-feet of torque—less than the weakest Kia Forte engine.

Technology and Safety

  • The Kia Forte offers both available Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Neither are available on any Toyota-made vehicle.
  • The Kia Forte has a 5-year or 60,000-mile basic warranty (whichever comes first). It also has a 10-year or 100,000-mile drivetrain warranty. The Toyota Corolla only has a 3-year or 36,000-mile basic warranty, as well as a 5-year or 60,000-mile drivetrain warranty.

Special Options and Trim Levels

  • The Kia Forte has three different engine options. The Toyota Corolla does not.

Experience the Kia Forte for Yourself Today at Buchanan Kia!

For the ultimate compact car, you just can't beat the Kia Forte. The Kia Forte offers a quality, capable ride for drivers all over the Frederick, Owings Mills, Garrison, and Eldersburg areas. If that sounds like what you're looking for, come take one for a test today. Come pay us a visit here in Westminster, MD today, or schedule a test drive at (410) 876-2251. We can't wait to help you out.

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Versus Ford Focus

Compare The Kia Forte vs Ford Focus in Westminster, MD

When you're looking for a new compact sedan or hatchback, you can't go wrong with the Kia Forte. Kia brings together comfort and quality, and adds a host of standard and available features. While it does face some competition from the Ford Focus, it is an ultimately one-sided rivalry. The Kia Forte is easily the superior vehicle; here are just a few of the reasons why.

Power and Performance

  • The most powerful engine available to the Kia Forte is a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder, which gives out 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine in the Ford Focus can only produces 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque.
  • The Kia Forte has 14.9 cubic feet of trunk space, making it a great way to carry your cargo. The Ford Focus has 13.2 cubic feet of trunk space.

Technology and Safety

  • The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Kia Forte a Top Safety Pick+. The Ford Focus received no such award.
  • The Kia Forte has an available automatic emergency braking system. The Ford Focus does not.

Available Special Options and Trim Levels

  • Satellite radio comes standard on the Kia Forte. It costs extra on the Ford Focus.
  • The Kia Forte has a basic 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty (whichever comes first), as well as a 10-year/100,000-mile drivetrain warranty. The Ford Focus only has a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty.
  • The standard heated mirrors on the Kia Forte give you optimum visibility in any weather conditions. Heated mirrors cost extra on the Ford Focus.

Come See for Yourself

The Ford Focus puts up a good attempt, but it ultimately just can't compete. The Kia Forte is one of the finest compact cars on the market. If you're in the Frederick, Owings Mills, Garrison, or Eldersburg area, come take one for a spin today. Just give us a call at (866) 574-9413, or come pay us a visit here in Westminster, MD. We can't wait to meet you.

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Directions Westminster, MD 21157

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