2020 Toyota Corolla vs Kia Forte

December 18th, 2019 by

While the season is bright, it’s time to take a look at all the hot new cars that are ready to roll off the lot. Now that the end of the year is here and the start of the new one is upon is, it’s the ideal time to see what vehicles are out for 2020. If you’d like a little leg room, but still envy great fuel economy, then you may be interested in either the 2020 Toyota Corolla or the Kia Forte. These two compact cars have a lot to offer in the way of looks, economy, and space. You’ll have the best of all worlds. Let’s break each one down to see where you stand.

2020 Toyota Corolla Features

The Toyota Corolla is a luxurious looking compact car with the highest ever EPA for a Corolla. With its enhanced hybrid engine, you can get a combined 52 mpg on the road. No worries about stopping for fuel when you have a hybrid with that type of mileage.

You’ll admire the performance of the available 2.0-L Dynamic Force Engine combined with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), which delivers 169 horsepower. You may be interested in the available 6-speed Intelligent Manual Transmission. In addition, you’ll feel the surge of power with available mounted paddle shifters. All these features are sure to give you a spirited ride.

With Toyota’s Star Safety System, you’re sure to have peace of mind. As standard features, you receive:

• Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM)
• Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
• Traction Control (TRAC)
• Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
• Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
• Brake Assist (BA)
• Smart Stop Technology (SST)

When you purchase the 2020 Toyota Corolla SE, you also get the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, which is an extensive suite of features including things like an updated Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Tracing Assist (LTA), and Road Sign Assist (RSA).

2020 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte is a sporty compact car with a stylish appearance and zippy engine. Wide front fascia and tiger-nose grille combines with a contoured body and 18-inch wheels for a winning look every time.

The standard 2.0-L 4-cylinder engine delivers 147 horsepower. This is combined with the 6-speed manual transmission or available automatic transmission. You can, however, upgrade to a 1.6-L 4-cylinder Turbo that delivers 201 horsepower.

Comparison of the 2020 Toyota Corolla Vs. the Kia Forte

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.

As you can see, the 2020 Toyota Corolla is a more desirable car for individuals or families. It offers the many benefits that people in Edmonton are looking for. So, if you are looking for a 2020 Toyota Corolla in Edmonton, stop by Toyota Northwest Edmonton today and take one for a test drive!

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