2018 Kia Forte vs 2018 Toyota Corolla

2018 kia forte vs 2018 toyota corolla

Over the past decade or so, maybe no other car segment has become more popular and competitive in the automotive industry than the compact car. More and more drivers are looking for cars that specialize in fuel efficiency and are affordable, leading them to the smaller compact models. To try and capitalize on this interest, automakers have flooded the market with tons of models for drivers to choose from. With so many options, which stand out from the rest?

That's where we come in. We create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see how some of the most popular compact models today stack up directly against one another. We find that comparing models side-by-side helps cut down on confusion and make the decision just a little easier. For this comparison, we're going to be looking at the 2018 Kia Forte and 2018 Toyota Corolla, two of the most popular compact models available. We're going to be looking at each models' affordability, power capabilities and space. Let's see which model comes out on top!

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2018 Kia Forte
2018 Toyota Corolla
$16,800 MSRP $18,600
147 HP Horsepower 132 HP
132 lbs.-ft. Torque 128 lbs.-ft.
14.9 Cubic Feet Interior Cargo Volume 13.0 Cubic Feet

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When you look at the key information for both compact car models, it's easy to see why both are so popular among drivers! Both the 2018 Kia Forte and 2018 Toyota Corolla offer impressive value when it comes to their starting MSRP, power and space. However, when you look at the two side-by-side, it's clear that the 2018 Kia Forte holds the edge over its Toyota competitor.

Not only is the 2018 Kia Forte more affordable than the 2018 Toyota Corolla with its lower starting MSRP, but it also offers more power and space as well. Usually, a lower MSRP means having to sacrifice in categories like engine power and space, but not with the Forte! The 2018 Forte outperforms the 2018 Corolla in these key categories, giving drivers impressive value at a low price.

As impressive as those measurements and metrics may be, they don't matter much if the 2018 Kia Forte isn't also safe. That's why the 2018 Kia Forte also comes with some of the latest and most advanced safety features and driver-assist technologies to make the driving experience as safe as possible. Available features include:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking 

  • Forward Collision Warning System 

  • Lane Departure Warning System 

  • Lane Keep Assist System 

  • Blind Spot Detection 

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert  

Want to learn more about the 2018 Kia Forte? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Courtesy Kia for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 


front interior of 2018 kia forte including steering wheel and dashboard
side view of front and rear interior seats of 2018 kia forte
2018 kia forte infotainment system with apple carplay functionality
rear center console and cupholder of 2018 kia forte interior