Comparison - Kia Forte EX 2019 - vs - Toyota Camry Hybrid SE 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
21,990
Updated: 
28 Dec 2018
29,650
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
13.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Gravity Grey
#666d79
Aurora Black Pearl
#191a1a
Snow White Pearl
#ffffff
Fire Orange
#fe6356
Currant Red
#b5484b

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 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid ranked #3 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Toyota Camry Hybrid has a score of 9.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Outstanding fuel economy
Comfortable ride
Spacious rear seats
Larger trunk than many hybrids

Cons
Sluggish CVT
Despite long features list, lacks some tech found in rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Improved fuel-economy figures
Ride quality is excellent
No loss of cargo room due to batteries
Responsive acceleration
Lots of standard safety features
Quiet cabin, even at highway speeds

Cons
Inconsistent materials quality in lower trims
Price premium over gas-only models
No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
Lower fuel-economy ratings for higher trims
Lane keep assist doesn't center the car in its lane
Glossy bezel around touchscreen is too reflective

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is completely redesigned. Highlights include improved fuel economy, sleeker styling and additional standard safety features.

PROS
Very fuel-efficient while still having strong acceleration
Comfortable and spacious interior
Impressive cargo space for a hybrid sedan
Easy to see out of

CONS
Base-level LE can feel a bit wallowy on the highway
Transition between regen and standard brakes can be clunky
Infotainment tech falls behind class leaders

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
30.00mpg
44.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
40.00mpg
47.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
132ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
147hp
at 6 200rpm
208hp
at 5 700rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
38.00Feet

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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
192.70in
Width: 
70.90in
72.40in
Height: 
56.50in
56.90in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
5.70in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
111.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.80
38.30
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
37.60
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
42.10in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
38.00in
Front Hip Room: 
53.00in
55.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.10in
57.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.10in
54.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
55.70in

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
3549.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
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
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leatherette/Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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
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
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 x 7.0 in.
18 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
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
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
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
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Integrated Headrests
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
EX Launch Edition
EX Gray Interior Color Package
EX Red Interior Color Package
Audio Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Accessory Appearance Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
Protection Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Trunk Cargo Hook
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof
Alloy Wheel Locks
Special Color
Door Edge Guards
Rear Bumper Applique (Black)
Door Sill Protectors
Lower Rocker Applique
Paint Protection Film
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Interior Lighting Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Universal Tablet Holder
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Cargo Tote
Carpet Mat Package
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup
Hideaway Cargo Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SOFINO, leatherette
#242424
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#848381
Red SOFINO, leatherette
#873934