For years, the Kia Forte has been a force on the compact sedan market. Offering key interior and exteriors inside an affordable package, it’s been a budget-friendly steal in the Kenosha, WI area.
Prepping for a restyle in 2022, the 2021 Kia Forte brings back many of the great features it offered in 2020. Plus, its two-engine option remains a key factor for those wanting fuel economy or performance. But how does it compare to similar-sized models? At Palmen Kia, we compare the model to the 2021 Toyota Corolla.
2021 Kia Forte
2021 Toyota Corolla
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|15.3 cubic ft||Estimated Cargo Space||13.1 cubic ft|
Between the 2021 Kia Forte and the 2021 Toyota Corolla, the 2021 Kia Forte has the edge when it comes to performance. Despite offering slightly less estimated fuel economy, the Kia Forte offers a superb Even when comparing the standard engines, the 2021 Kia Forte offers a more impressive 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with outputs up to 147 horsepower and 132 ft-lbs of torque. The Toyota Corolla provides just 139 horsepower and 126 ft-lbs of torque with its own 1.8-liter option.