Comparison - Kia Forte EX 2018 - vs - Hyundai i40 Premium 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
21,700
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
37,076
Converted from British pound
Updated: 
14 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
18.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ocean
#606D7B
Phantom black
#121212
Platinum silver
#C0C0C0
Pure white
#FFFFFF
Titanium silver
#7D8082
White crystal
#D5D9DB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Kia Forte ranked #7 in Compact Cars. Currently the Kia Forte has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Well-built interior
User-friendly infotainment system
Roomy seats
Good cargo capacity

Cons
Underpowered engines
Dull handling

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Kia Forte leaves eco-performance to rivals; it focuses on safety and luxury touches.

Pros
Clean, lightly detailed shape
Attractive cockpit
Widespread active safety
Very good interior storage

Cons
Short, low seats
Head room an issue in back
No standard rearview camera
Pedestrian acceleration

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Hatchback styling is sleek and attractive
Available safety technology and driver aids
Interior materials
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available
Powertrain warranty

Cons
Ride quality with sport suspension
Front-seat comfort
Overly aggressive lane-keeping system

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
45.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
53.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.70L
Torque: 
151ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
251ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
Horsepower: 
164hp
at 6 200rpm
139hp
at 4 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
35.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and volume control
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Electric power steering
Sun Visors with Vanity Mirrors and Illumination
Steering Column - Height and Reach Adjustable

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.50in
187.00in
Width: 
70.10in
71.40in
Height: 
56.30in
57.80in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
Front Track: 
62.10in
Rear Track: 
62.40in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
109.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.10
Front Hip Room: 
53.80in
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.30
Rear Hip Room: 
53.10in
Rear leg room: 
35.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1543lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.90cu.ft
19.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2908.00lbs
3730.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
Driver's Seat with Electric Adjustment and Lumbar Support
Driver's Seat with Memory Function
Front Head Restraints - Vertical and Horizontal Adjustment
Front Seat Back Pockets - Driver and Passenger Seat
Sun Visors with Vanity Mirrors and Illumination
Heated Front Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Seat - Easy Folding System - Tourer only
Heated Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
MacPherson strut with coil spring
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Multi-link type with anti-roll stabiliser bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Adjustable Intermittent Front Windscreen Wipers with Aero Wiper Blad
Automatic-dimming Rear View Mirror
Climate Control - Dual Zone with Auto De-fog System for Front Windscreen
Front Windscreen Wiper De-icer
Heated Rear Windscreen - Saloon only
Ventilated Front Seats

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
6 Speakers - 2 Tweeters, 2 Front Door, 2 Rear Door
Bluetooth® Connectivity
Drive Mode Selection
Phone Connection - Android™ Auto
Supervision Instrument Cluster with LCD Colour Display
Touchscreen Satellite Navigation including Traffic Messaging Channel, MapCare and LIVE Services†
USB and Aux Connections

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Door Mirrors with Integrated LED Indicators - Body Coloured
Exterior Door Handles - Body Coloured with Chrome Inserts
Radiator Grille - Black with Chrome Inserts
Rear Spoiler - Tourer only
Window Surrounds - Satin Chrome Effect
Solid Paint
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0 In.
18 x 8 in
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Disc
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
Lane Departure Warning System
Lane Keep Assist
Active Head Restraints - Front
Electronic Brake force Distribution
Deadlocks
Front Seatbelt Pre-tensioners
Hill-start Assist Control
Passenger Airbag De-activation Switch

Options

Packages: 
EX Premium Plus Package
Sports Package
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Rear Spoiler
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Applique
Cargo Hook
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Carpeted Floor Mats