2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Kia Forte

Toyota Corolla and Kia Forte models next to each other in comparison image

Because there are so many of them out there, finding the right compact sedan can sometimes leave you in a bind, unsure of which ones lead the pack and which ones are pretenders. Make no mistake about it, however; top choices for the new model year most certainly include the 2019 Toyota Corolla and 2019 Kia Forte. Modern consumers have grown to trust the Toyota and Kia families for upper-tier innovation and efficiency, and these models are no different. Now that the 2019 Corolla and Forte models have been introduced, which one should you opt for when they arrive?

To help answer that question, our Jimmy Vasser Toyota team has put some research together on what the Corolla and Forte bring to the table. We invite you to join us today in seeing which compact of the future is best for your future!

2019 Toyota Corolla 


2019 Kia Forte 

$18,700  Starting MSRP  $17,690 
1.8-liter DOHC Inline 4  Base Engine  2.0-liter Inline 4 
140 horsepower / 126 pound-feet  Horsepower / Torque Output  147 horsepower / 132 pound-feet 
EPA estimated 30 miles per gallon city / 40 highway  Fuel Economy  27 miles per gallon city / 37 highway 

Test drive the 2019 Toyota Corolla in Napa CA

Any way you look at it, no compact sedan is as geared up for fun as the 2019 Toyota Corolla, especially when you put it up against competition like the new Forte. The Corolla model’s panoramic moonroof, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and available Sport Mode are unequaled by its Kia counterpart, and with a healthy dose of driver assistance features in the fold as part of Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, you can rest assured that every journey you go on will be safe, secure and enjoyable for all. Some of the top innovations that the 2019 Corolla includes are:

  • Pre-Collision System w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert w/ Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Many more!

Combined with the EnTune™ infotainment system, which offers wonderful connectivity for your smartphone or tablet, the 2019 Corolla is unrivaled when it comes to your experience behind the wheel. Be sure to give our Vasser Toyota sales team a call today if you’d like to schedule a test drive; we’re more than happy to get you inside so you can see just what makes the 2019 Corolla such a tested and trusted compact!