2016 Kia Forte vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra
2016 Kia Forte 2016 Hyundai Elantra
$15,990 Starting MSRP $17,250
39-mpg Highway Fuel Economy 38-mpg
96.2 cubic-feet Passenger Volume 95.6 cubic-feet
14.9 cubic-feet Cargo Volume 14.8 cubic-feet

2016 Kia Forte vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra

2016 Kia Forte Performance

If we had to pick one vehicle segment that consistently puts out some of the most fun, versatile vehicles on the road, the compact car category would be a tough one to top. With vehicles like the Forte and Elantra, you can vehicles with a respectable amount of horsepower and tremendous efficiency. However, there can only be one that is right for you, which is why we have put together this 2016 Kia Forte vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra comparison.

Under the hood of both the 2016 Kia Forte and the 2016 Hyundai Elantra drivers will find a couple of engine options. In the base sedan trims there are a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder and a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder. Since Kia and Hyundai have the same parent company, these are essentially the same motor, however, one brand has managed to make theirs more efficient on the highway than the other, and that would be the Kia Forte. One mile per gallon might not seem like much, but added up over all of the highway miles that you will drive and you will see the fuel savings add up quickly.

More Space to Relax in the 2016 Kia Fortet

While you may be looking at a compact vehicle, know that not all of them are exactly “compact” inside. The 2016 Kia Forte vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra comparison shows us two vehicles, but one offers more interior space for passengers as well as more space in the trunk for cargo. Once again, this vehicle is the Kia Forte, which won’t have passengers complaining about not having enough room.

With the 2016 Kia Forte, drivers also have a wide variety of interior features to choose from. The vehicle has two trims to choose from, LX and EX, with each having several great technology features. Some of the most popular that we see here at Carolina Kia include the UVO eServices infotainment system, the rear camera display, leather seats, and the dual-zone climate control system.

If you have any questions regarding the 2016 Kia Forte vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra comparison, please contact a Carolina Kia sales professional today.

2016 Kia Forte Interior Space