2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Honda Civic

2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Honda Civic

It’s a battle of the compact sedans here as we compare the 2019 Kia Forte against the 2019 Honda Civic. In one corner is the award-winning Forte with the signature tiger-nose grille, while in the other corner is the Civic with its aesthetic contours and sharp bodylines. You can’t judge a book by its cover though, so we’re going to dig a little deeper and take a look at which model is a better choice.

While both models have proven to be top choices for the midsize sedan segment, it’s the Forte that has been highly-acclaimed for a number of features such as its sophisticated design and interior technology features. Additionally, the Forte comes in at a starting MSRP lower than the Civic, allowing for more flexibility for drivers on a budget. Check out the table below for more head-to-head comparisons!

2019 Kia Forte


2019 Honda Civic

$17,790 MSRP $19,450
8-inch touchscreen Standard Infotainment Screen Size 5-inch screen
Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Optional
10 years/100,000 miles Powertrain Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles

Benefits of Driving the 2019 Forte

While the 2019 Civic may be a popular option, there are a few reasons why the Forte may be a better option. It has earned the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study award for four years and running, while the Civic has not received that honor. The warranties are also a big reason the Forte is a good option, as it gives drivers a little extra peace of mind with a 5 year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, while the Civic only offers a 3 year/36,000 mile warranty. Aside from those features, the 2019 Forte also has the following features:

  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist
  • 8-inch Rear-View Monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Heated/ventilated front seats
  • Harman/Kardon premium audio
  • UVO eServices mobile app
  • And much more!

You won’t find another compact sedan that can do what the 2019 Forte can. Are you interested in learning more about this popular car? Get the complete rundown when you come check it out here at Hometown Kia in Mount Hope. Schedule a test drive on our website today!

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