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Comparing the "2019 Hyundai Elantra" and "2019 Kia Forte"

Overview

MSRP

$17,200

$17,790

MPG (Combined)

29

31

Engine

147-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)

147-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$18,130

$18,715

MSRP

$17,200

$17,790

Invoice Price

$16,668

$17,168

Destination Charge

$930

$925

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

29

31

City MPG

29

31

Highway MPG

38

41

Convenience

Cruise Control

Available

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Available

Available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Not available

Not available

Steering Wheel Material

Urethane

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Urethane

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-dash

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

2

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Not available

Not available

Map Light

Front

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Available

Available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Standard

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Available: Carpeted front & rear

Available: Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

181.9 "

182.7 "

Wheelbase

106.3 "

106.3 "

Front Track

61.5 "

61.5 "

Rear Track

61.9 "

61.9 "

Width

70.9 "

70.9 "

Turning Radius

8.7 '

17.4 '

Height

56.5 "

56.5 "

Horsepower

147 @ 6,200 rpm

147 @ 6,200 rpm

Torque

132 @ 4,500 rpm

132 @ 4,500 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

14.0 gal.

14.0 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.19 / 3.82 "

3.19 / 3.82 "

Drag Coefficient

.27

Not available

Curb Weight

2,822 lbs.

2,707 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

3,880 lbs.

3,638 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

96 cu.ft.

96 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

42.2 "

42.2 "

Front Headroom

40.3 "

38.8 "

Front Hip Room

53.4 "

53.0 "

Front Shoulder Room

56.2 "

56.1 "

Rear Legroom

35.7 "

35.7 "

Rear Headroom

37.3 "

37.5 "

Rear Hip Room

51.9 "

51.1 "

Rear Shoulder Room

55.3 "

55.3 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

14.4 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

14.4 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

14.4 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

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