2019 Kia Forte vs. 2019 Nissan Sentra

kia forte compared to nissan sentra

Drivers looking for a stylish, compact, highly-efficient car ought not to search any further than the 2019 Kia Forte. The Forte is everything we want in an economy car. It looks great, it’s affordable, and it has an outstanding fuel economy.

That’s all fine and dandy, but how does the Forte compare to others? One of the best ways to determine a vehicle’s prestige is by comparing it to other vehicles. Here, we are putting the 2019 Kia Forte up against the 2019 Nissan Sentra. To be as fair as possible, we are featuring specs from the base models in our chart below.

2019 Kia Forte


2019 Nissan Sentra

147-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder Engine type 124-horsepower, 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder
40 highway mpg, 30 city mpg, 34 combined mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy 37 highway mpg, 29 city mpg, 30 combined mpg
Standard Lane departure warning Not available
$17,790 Starting MSRP $17,790

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Based on the table above, you can see that, although the starting prices are identical, the 2019 Forte is more efficient and powerful than the base 2019 Sentra. While what’s under the hood is critical, the 2019 Forte also comes with plenty of interior amenities. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto both come standard so drivers with compatible smartphones can safely stay connected to what’s important to them. A backup camera, lane-keep assist, and driver attention warning help to maintain a high level of awareness while driving. Other available features include a wireless phone charger, USB ports, LED lighting, leatherette seat trim, and blind spot monitoring.

Come check out the 2019 Kia Forte at Concord Kia. Our friendly salespeople will go over everything else you need to know, and we can even talk about other model comparisons. We hope to see you soon!