Toyota Corolla vs Kia Forte

October 27th, 2014 by

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Looking for a new sedan and wondering about Toyota Corolla vs Kia Forte? Many people will base their initial judgment on the appearance of the cars and though looks matter, there are a few more important characteristics to pay attention to.

Fuel Economy

When it comes to giving you most for your money, the Corolla is the winner. The fuel economy of the car is superior!

All of the 2014 Corolla trims come with a 1.8-liter four cylinder engine that produces 132 horsepower. Depending on the transmission choice, the fuel economy is between 31 and 32 mpg for combined* driving conditions. Corolla Eco has a 1.8-liter, four cylinder engine that produces 140 horsepower and the fuel economy is between 34 and 35 mpg*.

The Kia Forte is more powerful and lighter. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy ratings for the car range between 28 and 29 mpg for combined driving conditions.

Safety

Corolla has a bigger number of innovative and highly reliable safety features.

The standard smart stop technology and eight airbags are available with all of the trims. The results during crash assessment tests were also excellent. Toyota Corolla has earned a five-star rating out of five possible stars.

The ratings of the Kia Forte are less impressive with an overall score of four stars and a frontal-impact test result of only two stars.

A Few Additional Features

Toyota has recently launched an extensive redesign of all of its models and today, the Corolla looks sportier and more elegant than ever. The new model comes with additional four inches of length and a lower grille.

In addition, the car is much quieter on the road and it delivers a smoother ride. The Toyota team of engineers worked hard on making the inside of the car quiet, choosing high quality materials and insulation that both eliminate the outside noise.

The conclusion is simple – if you are looking for fuel efficiency, a safer car and a vehicle that guarantees a pleasantly-smooth ride, the Toyota Corolla is the perfect car for you. Do you want to see it first-hand and acquaint yourself with the beauty of this vehicle? We’re waiting for you at Miller Toyota and we know that you’ll fall in love at first sight.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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