2020 Toyota Corolla vs 2020 Kia Forte

2020 Toyota Corolla's parked by bridge at sunset

For decades, the Toyota Corolla has been one of the most sought-after sedans in the world. This year, Toyota has taken its already popular designed and somehow figured out a way to make it even better. The new 2020 Corolla is redesigned to offer drivers even more comfort and safety than ever before. There have been many other changes to the Corolla that are sure to make this car’s popularity rise to unimaginable heights. While there are certainly many options to choose from when trying to find the perfect car, the Corolla has the style, comfort, and sophistication that makes it the perfect car for almost everyone.

The 2020 Toyota Corolla is not the only impressive car on the market today, however. Many other automobile manufacturers, like Kia,  have gone to great lengths to try and create the perfect car. The Forte is one of Kia’s sportiest cars that it has in its lineup. It has several desirable features that not only make it fun to drive, but it also has a nice eye-catching design to the exterior.

In order to illustrate just how impressive the Corolla truly is, we have compared it to one of Kia’s most popular cars: The 209 Kia Forte.

Entertainment Features

This year, the new Toyota Corolla is packed full of high-tech features that are sure to keep you and your passengers entertained on long car rides. The Corolla comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen colour display that comes equipped with Bluetooth connectivity options and hands-free voice recognition options. Drivers can connect their phone to the Corolla via Apple CarPlay in order to use their phone’s navigation system or to stream their own music that they can listen to on a six-speaker sound system that comes standard.

The Forte comes equipped with an 8-inch colour screen display. However, Siri Eyes Free system and voice recognition is not offered on the 2019 Forte.


For the 2020 model, Toyota has pulled out all of the stops to make this one of the safest Corollas yet. Some of the standard safety features that are come in the impressive sedan include a front, rear, and side curtain airbags, fronts seats that are specially designed to lessen the risk of whip-lash, anchor points for child restraints, and child-safety rear door locks.

The new Corolla also comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 with has a suite of safety features that include:

  • Auto High Beams
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection and Bicycle Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and Road Edge Detection System
  • High-Speed Range Dynamic Cruise Control

Power and Fuel-Efficiency

The newly redesigned Corolla comes with three different engine options: a 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine, a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine and this year, Toyota is also offering a hybrid version to the Corolla lineup.

The Corolla also has an impressive fuel economy and gets an estimated 8.6l/100km in the city and 6.4L/100km on the highway.

2019 Kia Forte and 2020 Toyota Corolla Comparison

2020 Toyota Corolla Features2020 Kia Forte
169Engine Horsepower 147
The Toyota ranks 2nd in reliability. Reliability The Kia ranks 10th in reliability.
31 city/40 highway
Hybrid= 53 city/53 highway
Fuel Efficiency 30 city/40 highway
Standard automatic Transmission Pay extra for automatic
0-60 in 8.2 seconds Speed and Power 0-60 in 8.7 seconds
Includes the GPS/Cellular connection, which calls for help if you get in an accident.
Plastic gas tank, which holds up better against leaking.
Safety Features Doesn’t offer a GPS/Cellular help system.
Metal gas tank.

If you have any questions about the 2020 Toyota Corolla or you would like to see for yourself just how this already impressive car has improved, then feel free to contact us today and let us show you the stunning Toyota Corolla in Edmonton.

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