Kia Forte EX Sedan Hagerstown, MD

 Comparing the Kia Forte and Toyota Corolla

The Kia Forte and the Toyota Corolla have many similarities and differences. It is important to understand the features each vehicle offers so that you can determine which one provides the best overall value for your Hagerstown travels. Lucky for you, Hagerstown Kia has done some digging to help you find out which is the best choice for you.

Comfort

The Kia Forte ultimately offers more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota Corolla. The Forte also offers a bit more headroom and legroom than the Corolla. The Forte provides 38.8 inches of headroom in the front while the Corolla offers just 38.3 inches of headroom. The Kia Forte offers Chambersburg, PA drivers 42.2 inches of legroom in the front while the Corolla offers 42.0 inches. Overall, the Kia Forte provides more space and ultimately provides more comfort for the driver and front seat passengers.

Technology

 Both the Kia Forte and the Toyota Corolla provide useful technology features. Both vehicles are compatible with Apple CarPlay. However, the Kia Forte comes standard with Android Auto whereas the Toyota Corolla does not. If you are an Android user, the Kia Forte is definitely the right choice for you.

Interior Space

 While the Forte and the Corolla are able to seat the same number of people, the Kia Forte has more space for your cargo than the Toyota Corolla. This means that you will be able to store all of your luggage and gear for those long trips from Charles Town WV with no hassle. The Forte offers 15.3 cubic feet of trunk space whereas the Corolla only offers 13 cubic feet of trunk space.

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hagerstown, MD

Performance

The Kia Forte and the Toyota Corolla are very similar in terms of the powertrains. Both vehicles have a 2.0-liter engine. The Kia Forte comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission while the Toyota Corolla comes standard with an automatic CVT engine. The automatic CVT is an available option on the Kia Forte and the 6-speed manual transmission is available for the Toyota Corolla. In terms of fuel economy, the Forte gets 31 mpg while the Corolla gets 32 mpg.

Warranty

For Martinsburg, WV drivers who appreciate a factory-backed warranty, the Kia Forte is backed by an excellent warranty coverage plan. When you purchase the Forte, the powertrain is guaranteed for ten years or 100,000 miles. The basic warranty extends for five years or 60,000 miles. When you purchase the Toyota Corolla, the powertrain is only guaranteed for five years or 60,000 miles. If you only opt for the basic warranty coverage, the powertrain is guaranteed for three years or 36,000 miles. If you want the best warranty plan that will protect your vehicle in the long term, the Kia Forte is the better option.

Key Differences

The Kia Forte and the Toyota Corolla are similar in many ways. However, there are a few key differences that are worth noting when choosing between the two vehicles. If you need the extra space in the interior of the vehicle, the Kia Forte is the right choice. If you are an Android user, the Kia Forte is the best choice for you to consider. If you take a lot of trips and need that extra room in the trunk, the Kia Forte has you covered. The powertrain options of the Kia Forte and the Toyota Corolla are very similar and the Corolla only slightly beats the Forte in terms of gas mileage. If the warranty of the vehicle is a primary concern, the Kia Forte undoubtedly has the best deal for you. Overall, the Kia Forte provides the better value when compared to the Toyota Corolla. 

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Hagerstown Kia

10307 Auto Place
Directions Hagerstown, MD 21740

  • Sales: (301) 739-7283
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