Comparison - Kia Forte EX 2019 - vs - Toyota Yaris XLE 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
21,990
Updated: 
28 Dec 2018
$
18,550
Updated: 
24 Dec 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
11.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Gravity Grey
#666d79
Aurora Black Pearl
#191a1a
Snow White Pearl
#ffffff
Fire Orange
#fe6356
Currant Red
#b5484b
Color: 
Frost
#f8f8f8
Graphite
#595959
Chromium
#a8a8a9
Pulse
#b71407
Stealth
#000000
Sapphire
#2a5997
Icicle
#bbbebd

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

Pick your 2019 Toyota Yaris carefully: The sedan’s fun, but the hatchback is a throwback in all the wrong ways.

Pros
Zippy sedan
Standard active safety tech
Decent fuel economy
More spacious than they look

Cons
Dour hatchback
No Apple/Android compatibility
Dumpy infotainment systems
Light on power

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Toyota Yaris is a great choice if you're looking for a subcompact sedan that's good to drive and comes well-equipped at a reasonable price.Last year's Yaris iA has been renamed to just Yaris.Sedan body style only.New front and rear styling treatments.Three trim levels are now available: L, LE and XLE.

Pros
Lots of appealing standard features at a reasonable price
Attractive interior fitted with upscale materials
High fuel economy

Cons
Acceleration is slow even for the subcompact segment
Taller drivers might have a hard time getting comfortable

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Toyota Yaris ranked #4 in Subcompact Cars. Currently the Toyota Yaris 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
Quality interior with plenty of standard features
Excellent fuel economy with the sedan
Nimble handling from the sedan

Cons
Feeble acceleration
Poor transmissions performance with the hatchback

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
30.00mpg
32.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
40.00mpg
40.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.50L
Torque: 
132ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
103ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
147hp
at 6 200rpm
106hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
32.20Feet

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
no
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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
171.20in
Width: 
70.90in
66.70in
Height: 
56.50in
58.50in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
101.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.80
38.20
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
36.80
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
41.90in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
34.40in
Front Hip Room: 
53.00in
48.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.10in
53.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.10in
49.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
50.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.30cu.ft
13.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
14.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
19.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
2762.00lbs
2482.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
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
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows

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
bucket front seats
height adjustable driver seat
leatherette
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
front 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 Illuminating 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
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
6 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 x 7.0 in.
16 X 5.5 In.
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
185.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R16

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
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear Drum Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
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
Turn signal mirrors
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
LED headlamp
pre-collision safety system

Options

Packages: 
EX Launch Edition
EX Gray Interior Color Package
EX Red Interior Color Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Trunk Cargo Hook
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Alloy Wheel Locks
Rear Spoiler
Mudguards
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Interior Lighting Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Tote
Navigation System
Carpet Trunk Mat
Door Sill Protectors
Center Armrest
Cargo Net-Envelope
Emergency Assistance Kit
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SOFINO, leatherette
#242424
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#848381
Red SOFINO, leatherette
#873934
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#2d2d2d
Gray, leatherette
#8c8c8c