If you’re looking for a sedan with a spacious and high-quality interior, excellent fuel economy, and a large trunk, the 2023 Kia Forte is for you! This compact comes packed with a lot of standard technology and driver-assistance features. How does it compare to the competition though? To understand, at Classic Kia Carrollton in Carrollton, TX, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2023 Kia Forte vs 2023 Hyundai Elantra.
2023 Kia Forte
2023 Hyundai Elantra
|2-liter inline 4-cylinder
||2-liter inline 4-cylinder
||Engine Horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
|Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)
||Smartstream® Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)
There is nothing like healthy sibling competition! When we compare the 2023 Kia Forte and the 2023 Hyundai Elantra, it’s evident that both are at par when it comes to their performance. The top trims of both models feature a more powerful engine—a 1.6-liter Turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine that pushes out 201 hp and has a torque rating of 195 lb.-ft. Though they have comparable base trim prices, the 2023 Kia Forte comes out tops! There are other parameters where the 2023 Forte stands out.
Available with a Voice Command Navigation System, the 2023 Kia Forte helps you figure out what’s ahead on the 10.25-inch touchscreen. Using Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Wireless Android Auto™, you can access your iPhone® and Android smartphone via the prominent touchscreen or hands-free with voice control. Protecting you and your passengers is the Kia Drive Wise system in the 2023 Kia Forte. It includes Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go and Highway Driving Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, and more.
We believe the 2023 Kia Forte outshines the 2023 Hyundai Elantra. To get behind its wheel, schedule a test drive at Classic Kia Carrollton in Carrollton, TX!