2021 Kia Forte vs 2021 Toyota Corolla In New Glasgow, NS

 White 2021 Kia Forte Parked By Water

2021 Kia Forte vs 2021 Toyota Corolla In New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

So you're in the market for a new compact vehicle but realize that the segment is packed with many options. You conduct your own research and come to the conclusion you are stuck between two vehicles, the 2021 Kia Forte and the 2021 Toyota Corolla; it's no surprise you ended up choosing these two for your shortlist. They both offer a great selection of technology, safety, and convenience features; however, only one can come out on top.

At Strait-Way Kia, we are your number one choice for your automotive needs. You can browse our new vehicle inventory online or in-store and find the perfect Kia for your lifestyle. Automotive consumers from Cape Breton, Truro, Guysborough, Canso, Antigonish, and Nova Scotia's surrounding areas have been visiting Strait-Way for years and for good reason. We offer an automotive buying experience that is unmatched in Nova Scotia. Please continue reading to find out how the 2021 Forte matches up against the 2021 Corolla.

2021 Kia Forte Performance

Both these vehicles offer consumers various options when deciding the powerplant you want under the hood. The 2021 Forte features two different engine options, a standard 2.0-litre four-cylinder that produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. The Kia Forte GT has the optional 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The amazing thing about this engine is the torque begins to come on at 1,500 rpm; this is guaranteed to push you back in your seat. The Forte is also offered with three different transmissions; a six-speed manual, an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT), and a 7-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission.

The 2021 Toyota Corolla comes standard with a 139 horsepower 1.8-litre four-cylinder. The upgraded engine is a 2.0-litre engine with 169 horsepower, and lastly, the 1.8-litre is paired to a hybrid drive system that produces 121 horsepower. The Corolla offers a manual transmission on its base model, but every other trim features a continuously variable transmission.

2021 Kia Forte Design

The Kia Forte is a superb looking vehicle. With an exterior design language that falls in line with the rest of the Kia lineup. Its smooth lines and soft curves give it a presence on the road that is hard to duplicate. The GT offers gorgeous 18-inch wheels, though you have the choice of 16 to 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. The Kia Forte lighting features available LED lights front and back, and both of these vehicles are offered in either a sedan or hatchback model, giving consumers more options and versatility.

Take a step inside and find out why the Forte is at the top of the segment. It is full of standard interior features like a 6-way adjustable driver's seat and much more. The infotainment screen in the Forte is larger than the Corolla and offers a more user-friendly experience. The Forte also offers more room for the driver and passengers, more headroom, and legroom when compared to the Corolla.

The 2021 Corolla was recently redesigned and features a great exterior design that many consumers appreciate. It is definitely a Toyota with its new front fascia and rear end that speaks to its unique design language.

The Corolla's interior doesn't shy away from offering standard features. A room back seat and a fair-sized trunk are some of the highlights.

2021 Kia Forte Interior

2020 Kia Forte Exterior

2021 Kia Forte Technology and Safety

Technology and safety have become an expectation, and both vehicles do not disappoint. The Forte EX and above offers a great selection of active and passive safety features like:

  • Blind-spot Detection System (BSD)
  • Lane Keep Assist System (LKA)
  • Driver attention alert system (DAA)
  • Forward collision-avoidance assist
  • Rear Cross-traffic Alert
  • Rearview camera
  • 6 airbags
  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill-assist control and more
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The Toyota Corolla features Toyota Sense 2.0 which features:

  • Lane Departure Assist
  • Pre-Collision System with Bike and Pedestrian Detection
  • Full-Speed Radar Cruise
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Blind-Sport Monitoring

Come and Visit Strait Way Kia

At Strait-Way Kia, not only do we have a great selection of new vehicles and Kia Forte for sale but our used vehicle inventory is packed with hand-selected vehicles that are sure to fulfill your needs. Once you've decided on the vehicle of your dreams, visit our finance centre, and our professionals will get you the credit you need.