" "
2019 Kia Forte

2019 Kia Forte

2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Kia Forte vs. 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Kia Forte


2019 Hyundai Elantra
2.4L I-4 engine


2.0L I-4 engine
6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual


6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
178 lb-ft


132 lb-ft
185 hp


147 hp
73 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

14.4 cubic feet
154 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

96 cubic feet


Have you been searching for a convenient and reliable compact for your jaunts about Eastvale and Rancho Cucamonga? If so, you’ve likely been comparing the 2019 Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra. Both offer the connectivity features, economical performance, and advanced convenience needed to take on your everyday Fontana commutes, but which model best suits your budget and lifestyle? To help you decide, our experts at Citrus Motors Kia have compared them below!

2019 Forte vs. Elantra: Performance Features

If you want to enjoy performance without sacrificing fuel-efficiency or performance, then you’ll surely prefer the Kia Forte. Kia Forte MPG tops out at up to 40 MPG highway, helping you save on trips to Riverside and Corona without sacrificing its zippy and agile performance. Compare Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra specs below:

2019 Kia Forte

  • Engine Configuration: 2.4L I-4 engine
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Torque: 178 lb-ft
  • Horsepower: 185 hp
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.8 gallons
  • Drivetrain: FWD

2019 Hyundai Elantra

  • Engine Configuration: 2.4L I-4 engine
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Torque: 132 lb-ft
  • Horsepower: 147 hp
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.0 gallons
  • Drivetrain: FWD
2019 Kia Forte in the city

2019 Forte vs. Elantra: Interior Space

Just because you’re looking for an efficient compact doesn’t mean you want to give up convenience. The Forte beats out the Elantra by offering a more spacious interior for passengers and cargo alike! Compare Kia Forte vs. Hyundai Elantra interior dimensions below:

2019 Kia Forte

  • Cargo Volume: 73 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 154 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom: 39.5 inches
  • Front Legroom: 44.1 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.4 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 39.3 inches

2019 Hyundai Elantra

  • Cargo Volume: 14.4 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 96 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom: 40.3 inches
  • Front Legroom: 42.2 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 35.7 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 37.3 inches.

2019 Forte vs. Elantra: Interior Features

Both the Kia Forte and Hyundai Elantra offer a few similar interior features like Bluetooth® connectivity, but you’re sure to appreciate all the features that are available with the Kia Forte. Kia Forte interior highlights include:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 8-inch touch-screen infotainment system
  • 4-speaker stereo
  • Driver attention monitoring
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®
  • Rearview camera
  • Lane departure warning and lane keep assist

Find the New Forte at Citrus Motors Kia

Are you ready to take your daily drives to the next level with a new Kia Forte from Citrus Motors Kia? Find your favorite Forte available in our new Kia model inventory, and be sure to ask about our Kia Forte lease offers and finance deals! We want to help you take home a Kia Forte lease that will help improve your drives throughout the Rancho Cucamonga-area.

Want to compare more Hyundai vehicles against the competition? Compare the Kia Soul vs. Honda Fit today.

More From Citrus Motors Kia

  • Say Hello to the 2023 Kia Sorento

    There is no shortage of options in the CUV segment, but none of the choices surpass the value of the 2023 Kia Sorento. You will get balanced driving, generous cargo capacity, and smart tech features when you take the wheel of this CUV. Learn more about the new Kia Sorento in this model overview. 2023…

  • 2019 Kia Optima Trim Levels

    The 2019 Kia Optima trim levels are now available for Rancho Cucamonga drivers, and the model comes in four available configurations you can explore today. These four options are the Optima LX, Optima S, Optima EX, and the Optima SX, with each coming in at varying price points and offering many distinct features. Learn more about…

  • 2020 Kia Soul Interior Features

    The 2020 Kia Soul is now available at Citrus Motors Kia and Rancho Cucamonga drivers are eager to check out its new and improved cabin where they will find a wide range of high-end comfort and convenience features, a spacious cabin, and ample cargo space. It’s time for you step inside and explore the Kia Soul interior! Kia…

Citrus Motors Kia 34.0494942, -117.55393.