2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Honda Civic

2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Honda Civic

With its redesign for its 2019 model year, the Kia Forte cements itself as one of the best compact sedan models on the market. With an extremely desirable and affordable price, some of the best fuel economy ratings you can get without upgrading to a hybrid model, and an all-new sleeker and more modern look, there’s plenty to love and admire concerning the 2019 Kia Forte!

As a consistent competitor, the Honda Civic sedan also debuted a redesign for its 2019 model year. Which model changed the most for its redesign? Most importantly, which redesigned model is now the superior ride? We’ll compare both compact sedan models to find a winner! It’s the 2019 Kia Forte vs the 2019 Honda Civic!

2019 Kia Forte


2019 Honda Civic

2L Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2L Inline 4
15.3 ft3 Cargo Capacity 15.1 ft3
6-Speed Manual, Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic Transmission Options 6-Speed Manual, Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic

31 MPG (Manual) 

35 MPG (Automatic)

Combined Fuel Economy

29 MPG (Manual) 

33 MPG (Automatic)

$17,790 (Manual) 

$18,690 (Automatic)

Starting MSRP

$19,450 (Manual) 

$20,250 (Automatic)

2019 Kia Forte Kenosha, WI

That’s our rundown of basic mechanics and specifications concerning both the 2019 Kia Forte and the 2019 Honda Civic. From this information, we can see the lead of the Forte in terms of fuel-efficiency and cost. However, another important concern is the model's vehicle features, such as driver-assistance technology, safety features, and infotainment system add-ons. Therefore, let’s take a look at the additional features of the 2019 Kia Forte!

  • UVO eServices with 8” Touchscreen Display
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning
  • LED Exterior Lighting with Auto-Leveling Headlights
  • Auto Light Control
  • SOFINO Leatherette-Trimmed Seating
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Solar Control Glass
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Wireless Smartphone Charger
  • Bluetooth® Audio and Phone
  • Perimeter Approach Lighting
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Smart Key with Push-Button Start
  • And More!

The 2019 Kia Forte compact sedan can be found anywhere Kia models are sold. For those in the area of Kenosha County, you can find a great selection of Kia models here at the Palmen Kia dealership. Browse our online inventory to learn more and contact us with any additional questions or concerns. The Palmen Kia staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Kenosha, Wisconsin!