2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Nissan Sentra

Silver 2019 Kia Forte and blue 2019 Nissan Sentra

The ultimate feature-filled sedan can be found on the Moritz Kia lot in Fort Worth, TX. The 2019 Kia Forte gives you the latest technology features to keep you connected every time you hit the road. Wearing impressive details both inside and out, the 2019 Forte is sure to turn heads.

With a starting price of $17,690, drivers have four trim options to choose from when shopping for their next Forte: FE, LX, S, and EX. Inside the Forte drivers have room for up to five passengers and 15.3 cubic feet of space in the cargo area to carry all of their day-to-day needs and more. While the Forte offers buyers an impressive list of features, some may still be wondering how it compares to the competition. This 2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Nissan Sentra comparison from Moritz Kia is here to show you just how well the Forte performs against other top sedan options. Continue reading to learn all about the Forte’s impressive features or click the link below to check out our full lineup of Forte models.

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2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Nissan Sentra
2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 Atkinson Cycle engine Standard Engine 1.8-liter DOHC 16 valve 4-cylinder engine
147 horsepower Standard Horsepower 124 horsepower
8" rear-view monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance Infotainment Center 7" touch-screen display
31/41/35 (city/highway/combined) MPG EPA-Estimated MPG 29/37 (city/highway) MPG

What are the differences between the 2019 Kia Forte and the 2019 Nissan Sentra?

Powered by a 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 Atkinson Cycle engine, the 2019 Kia Forte generates 147 horsepower at 6,200 rpm. Before getting behind the wheel of a new Forte, drivers have the option of choosing a 6-speed manual transmission or an Intelligent Variable Transmission. When drivers choose the Intelligent Variable Transmission, their Forte will give them an EPA-estimated 31/41/35 (city/highway/combined) mpg. The competing 2019 Nissan Sentra starts at $17,790 with a 1.8-liter DOHC 16 valve 4-cylinder engine under its hood. The Sentra offers drivers an EPA-estimated 29/37 (city/highway) mpg.

Inside the cabin of the 2019 Kia Forte is an 8-inch rear-view monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance. This crystal-clear display will let you park with confidence so you don’t have to stress the next time you are faced with a parallel parking spot. With Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility, drivers can stay connected every time they hit the road. Access all your favorite apps, send and receive texts, make phone calls, view navigation, and more easily in your Forte. The competing Nissan Sentra has a 7-inch touch-screen display inside its cabin and features Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility on only the higher trim options.

With its suite of the latest driver-assist and safety features, the 2019 Kia Forte gives you a stress-free drive every time. Each time you get behind the wheel of your Forte you can drive with confidence knowing this vehicle was built with your safety in mind.

 

Dashboard and interior of 2019 Kia Forte
Red 2019 Kia Forte driving
Engine in 2019 Kia Forte
Interior view of 2019 Kia Forte