San Diego Kia Forte Competitive Comparisons

Dialed in for, the Kia Forte here at Kearny Pearson Kia is up for anything. Three unique body styles and three powerful and improved powertrain options have critics and competitors taking notice. "Class up" tech features, including the available UVO eServices, make it easy to stay connected on the go. Kia's technologically advanced UVO eServices features My Car Zone and Trip Information, to help drivers in the San Diego, CA area keep tabs on their driving habits as well as others who use their Kia Forte. And of course the new Kia Forte here at our San Diego Kia dealership makes safety a top priority: With an advanced airbag system and a reinforced body that help achieve top safety scores, peace of mind is simply a part of this vehicle's makeup. The Kia Forte is the total package - just get in and stand out. Below you can check out how the Kia Forte here at our Kia dealer serving Santee, Escondido, El Cajon, and all surrounding areas stands out from other similar cars from different makes. Please let us know here at Kearny Pearson Kia if we can answer any questions for you about the Kia Forte or how it stacks up to the completion. We're super excited to carry this new Kia car in our Kia inventory and would love to see you in one today!

Kia Forte Honda Civic
Standard Engine 1.8 MPI I4 1.8L MPI SOHC I4
Available Engine 2.0L GDI I4 Not Available
Horsepower (hp @ rpm) 145 @ 6,500; 173 @ 6,500 143 @ 6,500
Transmission Standard 6-speed M/T; available 6-speed Sportmatic A/T Standard 5-speed M/T; available Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Heated Steering Wheel Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror w/ HomeLink Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Dual Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors Standard (except LX sedan) Not Available
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
LED Tail Lights Available (EX); standard (SX) Not Available
LED Positioning Lights Standard (except LX sedan) Not Available
Kia Forte Chevy Cruze
Standard Engine 1.8 MPI I4 1.8L EPI I4
Available Engine 2.0L GDI I4 1.4L EFI Turbo I4; 2.0L DI I4 Turbodiesel
Horsepower (hp @ rpm) 145 @ 6,500; 173 @ 6,500 138 @ 6,300; 138@ 4,900; 151 @ 4,000
Transmission Standard 6-speed M/T; available 6-speed Sportmatic A/T Standard 6-speed M/T; available 6-speed A/T
UV-Reducing Solar Control Glass Standard Not Available
Push Button Start w/ Smart Key Available (EX); Standard (SX) Not Available
Supervision instrument Cluster w/4.2in Thin-Film Transistor (TFT) LCD Screen Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror w/ HomeLink Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
LED Positioning Lights Standard (except LX sedan) Not Available
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Chrome Exhaust Tip Standard (except LX sedan) Not Available
Limited Powertrain Warranty 10-year / 100,000-mile 5-year / 100,000-mile
Kia Forte Hyundai Elantra
Standard Engine 1.8 MPI I4 1.8 MPI I4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm) 145 @ 6,500 145 @ 6,500
Transmission Standard 6-speed M/T; available 6-speed Sportmatic A/T Standard 6-speed M/T; available 6-speed SHIFTRONIC A/T
HD Radio Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Infotainment/Telematics Standard / Available (EX, SX) Available
Heated Steering Wheel Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Supervision instrument Cluster w/4.2in Thin-Film Transistor (TFT) LCD Screen Available (except LX sedan) Not Available
Rear-Camera Display Available (LX, EX); Standard (SX) Available
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror w/ HomeLink Available (except LX Sedan) Not Available
Cooling Glove Box Standard (except LX Sedan) Available
Memory System for Driver's Seat & Exterior Mirrors Available (except LX Sedan, KOUP) Not Available