Comparison - Kia Forte EX 2019 - vs - Nissan Sentra SR 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
21,990
Updated: 
28 Dec 2018
$
22,570
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Gravity Grey
#666d79
Aurora Black Pearl
#191a1a
Snow White Pearl
#ffffff
Fire Orange
#fe6356
Currant Red
#b5484b
Color: 
Aspen White
#FBFCF7
Scarlet Ember
#A7463B
Brilliant Silver
#CDCCD1
Gun Metallic
#99999A
Deep Blue Pearl
#315287
Red Alert
#FF0000
Super Black
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Kia Forte pairs stylish good looks with a lot of features, making it a compact sedan standout.

Pros
Long hood, short trunk shape
Lots of safety and tech for money
Good fuel economy
Spacious interior

Cons
Not particularly quick
Some rivals are cheaper to start
Base Forte FE hardly lavish
No hatchback—for now

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Kia Forte ranked #1 in Compact Cars. Currently the Kia Forte has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Cavernous trunk volume
User-friendly technology
Plenty of rear legroom
Good fuel economy

Cons
So-so engine power
Slightly stiff ride quality

By: 
usnews.com

The Kia Forte sedan has been fully redesigned for 2019.

Pros
Plenty of features for the money
Strong fuel economy estimates
Generous warranty coverage

Cons
Stiff ride quality
Back seat isn't quite as roomy as those of some rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Nissan Sentra is a compact sedan that handles the basics and little more.

Pros
Active safety tech on most
Decent fuel economy
Apple and Android capability
Spacious rear seat

Cons
Turbos aren’t much fun
Vague 6-speed manual
Droning CVT
Leisurely acceleration in most models
Top-end trims are costly

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Nissan Sentra doesn't attract much attention. It's not as popular in terms of sales as other top small sedans, and it's fair to say that its styling isn't as memorable. But depending on your needs, it could still be worth a look.

Pros
Spacious back seat and trunk for the class
Priced lower than many rivals
User-friendly control layout

Cons
Slow acceleration on most models
Lacks the latest in infotainment design and safety features
The seats aren't particularly suitable for taller drivers
Less engaging driving experience than many competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
30.00mpg
27.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
40.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.60L
Torque: 
132ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
177ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
147hp
at 6 200rpm
188hp
at 5 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
34.80Feet
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 cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Electric Power Steering

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
182.50in
Width: 
70.90in
69.30in
Height: 
56.50in
59.00in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
6.50in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.80
39.40
Front Hip Room: 
53.00in
50.90in
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
42.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.10in
54.70in
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
36.70
Rear Hip Room: 
51.10in
50.10in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
37.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
53.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.30cu.ft
15.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
14.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
19.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
2762.00lbs
3090.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leatherette
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Vanity Mirrors

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
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
6 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 x 7.0 in.
17 X 6.5
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17

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
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
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: 
yes
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: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
EX Launch Edition
EX Gray Interior Color Package
EX Red Interior Color Package
Electronics Package
SR Technology Package
SR Premium Package
Midnight Edition Package
Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Trunk Cargo Hook
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
External Ground Lighting
Premium Paint
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Interior Lighting Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Midnight Edition Floor Mats W/Regular Trunk Mat
Sill Plate Protector
Sport Pedals
Carpeted Floor Mats W/Trunk Mat
Illuminated Kick Plates
Hide-A-Way Trunk Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SOFINO, leatherette
#242424
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#848381
Red SOFINO, leatherette
#873934
Color: 
Charcoal, leather
#030B0D
Charcoal, premium cloth
#030B0D