2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Kia Forte

In areas as heavily urbanized as Yuma, a good number of drivers simply don’t need the extra space and sacrificed fuel efficiency that larger vehicles are known for. It’s because of this that compact sedans are still hugely popular in our area, and it’s a safe bet that you’ll see models such as the Toyota Corolla or Kia Forte driving around on your daily commute. This is for a good reason, too; both these sedans return for the 2019 model year with a pleasing blend of punch and fun for you, no matter what your drive style is.

For respective starting prices of $18,700 and $17,690 for the 2019 Corolla and Forte, you’ll be in line for the best that the automotive market has to offer. So, which one is best suited for your desires as a driver? Join Alexander Toyota today as we dive into what these two sedans have in store, and you might just end up with a new favorite!

Tan Toyota Corolla next to red Kia Forte in comparison image

2019 Toyota Corolla 


2019 Kia Forte 

1.8-liter DOHC Inline 4  Engine 2.0-liter Inline 4 
140 horsepower  Horsepower Output  147 horsepower 
126 pound-feet  Torque Output  132 pound-feet 
30 miles per gallon city / 40 highway  Fuel Economy  27 miles per gallon city / 37 highway 

Test drive the 2019 Toyota Corolla in Yuma AZ

The 2019 Toyota Corolla and 2019 Kia Forte both bring much to the table in terms of tech connectivity and comfort, each featuring the likes of Apple CarPlay, available wireless charging, and premium audio systems built in. However, when you’re looking for a more comprehensive (and economical) driving experience, look no further than what the 2019 Corolla can do. Its leather seating surfaces and automatic climate control systems help keep you cozy as you head forward, and the available Sport and ECO modes that the 2019 Corolla offers are largely unmatched in the rest of the market. Add this to the following driver assistance innovations, and the choice is clear:

  • Standard Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Standard Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Standard Automatic High Beams
  • Standard Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

This only scratches the surface of the 2019 Toyota Corolla model’s full potential, as there’s so much more you can expect with both its sedan and hatchback trims. Be sure to contact Alexander Toyota today if you have any further questions on the vehicle, or want to schedule a test drive; we’re always happy to help you with whatever information you’d like to gain.