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2010 Kia Forte EX

4dr Sedan

2009 Toyota Corolla XRS

4dr Sedan

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

2010 Kia Forte
(2010 Kia Forte 4dr Sedan shown)
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2009 Toyota Corolla
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $15,995 $18,860 $15,900
Destination Charge $695 $750 $800
Invoice Price $15,230 $17,256 $15,599
Total List Price $16,690 $19,610 $16,700
Available Engines 156-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas) 158-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 5-speed manual w/OD 5-speed manual w/OD 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 25 mpg 22 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole - -
Side, Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Overall, Overall - -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) - -
Front, Overall Front - -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) - -
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier - -
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side - -
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Front, Head/Neck - - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Acceptable Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Acceptable Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Acceptable Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Front, Chest - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good - Good
Front, Overall evaluation - - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
N/A Available:
immobilizer
N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 8 brand, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
6
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
N/A
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
N/A Available:
radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Interior 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front manual manual manual
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Available Standard
Auxiliary visors dual N/A N/A
Cargo concealed storage N/A N/A Standard
Cargo net Available Available Available
Cargo tie downs N/A Standard N/A
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass Available Available Available
Cruise control Standard Standard Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
urethane
leather urethane
Available:
leather/metal-look
N/A N/A
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2
Lighter elements N/A Available:
front
N/A
Ashtray N/A Available N/A
Overhead console mini with storage Available:
mini with storage
N/A
Floor console full full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A
Front windows power Standard:
manual
power
N/A Available:
power
N/A
Rear windows power Standard:
manual
power
N/A Available:
power
N/A
1-Touch Window Down driver Available:
driver
driver
Programmable garage door opener Available N/A Available
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer N/A Standard Standard
Water temp gauge N/A Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning N/A Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display N/A Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front front N/A
Lighting - dome light regular fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release mechanical mechanical mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 1 N/A Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material Standard:
urethane
leather urethane
Available:
leather/metal-look
N/A N/A
Tire inflator N/A N/A Standard
Seats 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket sport bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center center Standard:
center
N/A N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable w/tilt adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
N/A
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard N/A Available
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim Standard:
cloth
Standard:
cloth
cloth
Available:
leather
Available:
leather
N/A
Entertainment 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A
CD player in-dash mounted single Standard:
in-dash mounted single
in-dash mounted single
N/A Available:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard Standard
Speakers 6 Standard:
6
Standard:
4
N/A Available:
8 brand
Available:
6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment system N/A Available:
with DVD
N/A
Navigation system N/A Available N/A
1st row LCD screen N/A Available:
1
N/A
2nd row LCD screen N/A Available:
2
N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Available Standard
Safety and Security 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor N/A Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control auto off N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A N/A Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard N/A
Illuminated entry N/A Standard Standard
Parking assist N/A Available N/A
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Available Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system N/A Available N/A
Ignition disable Standard Standard N/A
First aid kit N/A Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 60/60,000 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 120/100,000 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000 Available:
36/36,000
60/60,000
Exterior 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna integrated roof window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings N/A Available:
body-colored
N/A
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights N/A front N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light Standard:
light
light
N/A Available:
deep
N/A
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Available Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
N/A
Spoiler Available:
wing
wing Available:
lip
Tires Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
P215/45WR17.0 BSW AS Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
15" steel
Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Standard:
15" steel
Available:
16" silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
Available:
steel
N/A Available:
steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent fixed interval variable intermittent
Mud flaps N/A Standard Available
Mechanical 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 2.0L I-4 2.4L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular sport regular
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type torsion beam torsion beam semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Available Available
Transmission Standard:
5-spd man w/OD
Standard:
5-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
4-spd auto w/OD
Available:
5-spd auto w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Available:
5-spd auto w/OD
N/A N/A
Axle ratio Standard:
4.19
Standard:
4.24
Standard:
4.33
Available:
3.68
Available:
3.39
Available:
3.07
Available:
3.10
N/A N/A
Remote vehicle starting system Available Available Available
Specifications 2010 Kia Forte EX 2009 Toyota Corolla XRS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 178.3 " 178.7 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 69.9 " 69.3 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 57.5 " 57.7 " 56.5 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 2.4L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 156 @ 6,200 rpm 158 @ 6,000 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 144 @ 4,300 rpm 162 @ 4,000 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant N/A Standard N/A
Fuel economy - city 25 mpg 22 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 34 mpg 30 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.39 / 3.39 " 3.48 / 3.78 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight 2,707 lbs. Standard:
2,877 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
N/A Available:
2,965 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) N/A 3,836 lbs. N/A
Maximum Trailer Weight N/A 1,500 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 104.3 " 102.4 " 106.3 "
Front track 61.3 " 59.8 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 61.6 " 59.9 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 16.9 ' 18.1 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .29 .31 .27
Front legroom 43.3 " 41.7 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 35.0 " 36.3 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 40.0 " Standard:
38.8 "
39.1 "
N/A Available:
37.9 "
N/A
Rear headroom 37.6 " Standard:
37.2 "
37.3 "
N/A Available:
37.1 "
N/A
Front hiproom 53.0 " 53.0 " 53.8 "
Rear hiproom 53.3 " 43.9 " 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 55.7 " 54.8 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 54.7 " 54.6 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 14.7 cu.ft. 12.3 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 14.7 cu.ft. 12.3 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 97 cu.ft. Standard:
92 cu.ft.
96 cu.ft.
N/A Available:
91 cu.ft.
N/A
Fuel tank 13.7 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.