|2016 Toyota Corolla||VS||2016 Kia Forte|
1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC with VVT-i
1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC with Valvematic technology
|Engine Options||1.8L Inline 4 DOHC|
4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence
Continuously variable transmission with intelligence and shift mode
Electronically controlled 6-speed automatic overdrive with Sportmatic
|28 mpg city, 37 mpg highway||Fuel Economy||26 mpg city, 39 mpg highway|
Compact sedans have been a standard on the road, and we totally understand why. They are affordable, offer great fuel economies, and despite the compact label, they are very comfortable. These factors make them the vehicle of choice for daily commuters. Since most brands have one or more models to choose from, finding that perfect compact sedan can be a challenge. Let us help with our comparison featuring the 2016 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Kia Forte.
When it comes to size, the 2016 Toyota Corolla is about 3 inches longer. This helps the 2016 Corolla seat 5 passengers very comfortably with its 97 cubic feet of volume. In addition to the interior space, the 2016 Corolla’s trunk offers a capacity of 13 cubic feet, which is plenty of room for gear and merchandise. Not only will passengers be more comfortable in the 2016 Corolla, they will have more fun when the Entune infotainment system is installed. Entune allows passengers to listen to music, communicate, navigate, and research with the help of the easy-tap touchscreen.
The 2016 Toyota Corolla is a favorite among drivers because it is available with several engine and transmission options. The 132 horsepower 1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC with VVT-i is included in most trims. Drivers can expect an estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg city and 37 mpg on the highway. For even more fuel efficiency, there is the 140 horsepower 1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC with Valvematic technology, which appears on the LE Eco trim. This engine boosts the estimated fuel economy to 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.
With the 2016 Corolla, there are 3 different transmissions to choose from. That’s right, 3 different transmissions! To options to choose from are: a 6-speed manual, a 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence, or a continuously variable transmission with intelligence and shift mode. No matter which transmission is chosen, drivers will experience a fun ride in the 2016 Corolla!
For more information regarding the 2016 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Kia Forte, please contact a Royal South Toyota sales professional.