No Two Small Commuter Cars Are Created Alike, Compare the Hyundai Elantra to the Kia Forte

Buying a new car can be overwhelming, especially with so many options available to drivers these days. At Brown's Leesburg Hyundai, we want to help simplify the process for you. That's why our dealership has outlined the similarities and differences between two of the latest small cars available to daily commuters & those seeking maximum miles per gallon, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and 2020 Kia Forte. Below you'll find common comparisons from dimensions, performance, safety, technology and warranty options available. Learn more about each model, then start shopping online at our Leesburg Hyundai dealership.

2020 Hyundai Elantra

Starting at $19,150*

5 Passenger

2.0L DOHC 16-value D-CVVT 4-cylinder engine 

147-hp (up to 201-hp)

Smartstream Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)
-- Optional: 7-Speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission with SHIFTRONIC

Front Wheel Drive (FWD) 

Up to 41 MPG Hwy

14-gal fuel tank capacity

Cargo volume (rear seats up) 14.4 cu.ft.


Features & Safety:

5-inch display audio system with high-resolution touchscreen
-- Optional: 7-8-inch available on higher trims

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection
-- Base model included

Lane Keeping Assistance (LKA)
-- Base model included

Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
-- Base model included

Base model includes additional safety & tech features standard

IIHS Top Safety Pick -- 2020 Small Cars Category


Warranty:

5 years/60,000 miles New Vehicle Limited

10 years/100,000 miles Powertrain Limited

7 years/unlimited miles Anti-Perforation

5 years/unlimited miles 24/7 Roadside Assistance

 

2020 Kia Forte

Starting at $17,890*

5 Passenger

2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine

147-hp (up to 201-hp)

6-speed manual transmission
-- Optional: 7-Speed Dual - Automatic Transmission w Paddle Shifters

Front Wheel Drive (FWD) 

Up to 37 MPG Hwy

14-gal fuel tank capacity

Cargo volume (rear seats up) 15.3 cu.ft.


Features & Safety:

8-inch color touchscreen display

Andoid Auto & Apple CarPlay

Forward Collision-Avoidance Avoidance (FCA)
--  Base model included

Lane Keeping Assistance (LKA)
--  Base model unavailable / select trims only

Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
-- Base model included

Additional safety & tech features only available on higher trims

IIHS Top Safety Pick -- 2020 Small Cars Category


Warranty:

10-year/100,000 mile Limited Powertrain Warranty 

5 year/60,000 mile Limited Basic Warranty 

5 year/100,000 limited Anti-Perforation Warranty 

5 year/60,000 mile Roadside Assistance Plan




* MSRP excludes freight charges, tax, title, and license fees. Freight charges and actual dealer prices may vary. Vehicles displayed may contain optional equipment at additional cost. Accessory item shown may vary according to model and illustration.