Hyundai Elantra

Used Hyundai Elantra

Kia Forte

Used Kia Forte

Used Hyundai Elantra vs Used Kia Forte

As far as used compact sedans go, the Kia Forte and Hyundai Elantra have both proven to be worthy vehicles for Mesa commutes. While both compacts are great values, one will inevitably be better for you than the other. Ultimately, this depends more on your specific needs than anything else—do you want better fuel efficiency, or more engine power? Learn more in this Cactus Jack's Auto used Hyundai Elantra vs. used Kia Forte comparison.

Elantra vs. Forte Fuel Economy

As you might have guessed, the specs on used Elantra and Forte sedans will change from year to year. With that said, the recent models do a great job of representing what you can generally expect from year to year. For example, you’ll notice that the 2019 Elantra has slightly better fuel economy than the 2019 Forte—is it a big enough difference to affect your decision? Let’s see:

2019 Hyundai Elantra SE Performance Specs

  • 26 mpg city
  • 36 mpg highway
  • 35 mpg combined
  • 147 hp
  • 132 ft-lb of torque

2019 Kia Forte FE Performance Specs

  • 27 mpg city
  • 37 mpg highway
  • 147 hp
  • 132 lb-ft of torque

Ultimately,the differences in fuel efficiency on Surprise roads are fairly small.

2019 Hyundai Elantra Price vs. Kia Forte Price

When it comes to interior technology, both the Hyundai Elantra and Kia Forte have been offering cutting-edge features. With that said, these features might not be on every trim level. For example, while the Kia Forte FE base trim level has connectivity features for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the base Elantra does not—you have to upgrade to the Elantra SE for that. With that said, the price of the Hyundai Elantra SE is still competitive, making the price and features comparison aspect of this guide a bit of a draw.

  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra Price: $17,200 MSRP (SE trim level)
  • 2019 Kia Forte Price: $17,790 MSRP (FE trim level)

Test Drive the 2019 Elantra at Cactus Jack's Auto

The best way to compare these two vehicles is to stop by Cactus Jack's Auto near Glendale! Before stopping by, do some more compact car research by checking out our Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla comparison. Once you’ve determined which compact sedan is right for you, peruse our used Elantra or used Kia inventories, and take a look at our rotating vehicle specials—the car you want might be even cheaper than expected!

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