Kia Forte vs. Subaru Impreza

How Does the 2019 Kia Forte Stack Up
Against the 2019 Subaru Impreza?

The new 2019 Kia Forte is known for its large amount of features and affordable price. The Forte offers advanced technology, agile driving, and a robust interior design. For those that are interested in maneuverability, fuel efficiency, and convenience, the new Forte is a great choice.


Many compact cars are designed for the comfort and convenience of everyday drivers, but the Kia Forte offers a distinct driving experience that will increase your enjoyment during your daily commute. The 2019 Subaru Impreza offers its own set of impressive features, but does it match the capabilities and design of the new Forte? Find out how when these two compact cars go head-to-head.

Interior and Exterior Design

  • Interior Volume: The Impreza offers more interior volume, but the Forte has more cargo space than the Impreza sedan and more head room for the second row.
  • Interior Features: When comparing the interior features of the base models of the Forte and Impreza, it's quickly clear that the Forte offers many more. The features that you will find for the Forte that aren't available for the Impreza include heated front seats, automatic climate control, dual zone temperature control, satellite radio, and even an available navigation system.
  • Exterior Features: The Forte and Impreza have several exterior features that are similar, but the Forte also offers standard fog lamps, an available power sunroof with tilt, and standard power heated exterior mirrors.

Performance and Utility

  • Drivetrain: Both the Kia Forte and the Subaru Impreza come with independent front suspension, but the Impreza comes with standard all-wheel drive.
  • Performance: The Forte and Impreza have similar engines, however, the Impreza has a bit more horsepower and the Forte utilizes multi-port fuel injection technology instead of direct injection.

Pricing and Coverage

  • Pricing: When the Forte and the Impreza are comparably equipped, their prices are nearly the same, but the base price of the Impreza is less.
  • Warranty Options: The Kia Forte's basic warranty comes with 24,000 extra miles and the powertrain warranty offers an extra 40,000 miles than what is available for the Impreza, meaning you will have peace of mind for longer.

Financing

Which Compact Car Will Suit Your Lifestyle Best?

The Subaru Impreza has several advantages when it comes to power, interior space, and price, but if you want more interior and exterior features without paying extra, then the Forte could be best for you. When you look at the assurance the Forte's warranty gives and how the prices are similar when equipped with comparable features, then the scales may tip towards the new Forte.

If you want to see what the new 2019 Kia Forte is capable of in person, then schedule a test drive and discover all its exciting features!

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