Model Compare

Comparing the "2019 Kia Forte" and "2019 Volkswagen Jetta"

Overview

MSRP

$17,790

$18,745

MPG (Combined)

31

34

Engine

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

147-hp, 1.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

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

6-speed manual w/OD

6-speed manual w/OD ,

8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$18,715

$19,640

MSRP

$17,790

$18,745

Invoice Price

$17,168

$17,995

Destination Charge

$925

$895

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

31

34

City MPG

31

30

Highway MPG

41

40

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

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

1

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Not available

Not available

Map Light

Front

Rear

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

Standard

Standard

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Available: Carpeted front & rear

Carpet front

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

182.7 "

185.1 "

Wheelbase

106.3 "

105.7 "

Front Track

61.5 "

60.7 "

Rear Track

61.9 "

60.4 "

Width

70.9 "

70.8 "

Turning Radius

17.4 '

18.2 '

Height

56.5 "

57.4 "

Horsepower

147 @ 6,200 rpm

147 @ 5,000 rpm

Torque

132 @ 4,500 rpm

184 @ 1,400 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

14.0 gal.

13.2 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.19 / 3.82 "

2.93 / 3.15 "

Drag Coefficient

Not available

.27

Curb Weight

2,707 lbs.

2,888 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

3,638 lbs.

4,057 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

96 cu.ft.

95 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

42.2 "

41.1 "

Front Headroom

38.8 "

38.5 "

Front Hip Room

53.0 "

Not available

Front Shoulder Room

56.1 "

55.9 "

Rear Legroom

35.7 "

37.4 "

Rear Headroom

37.5 "

37.2 "

Rear Hip Room

51.1 "

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

55.3 "

54.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

15.3 cu.ft.

14.1 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

15.3 cu.ft.

14.1 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

15.3 cu.ft.

14.1 cu.ft.

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