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2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Honda Civic

2019 Kia Forte next to a 2019 Honda Civic

Shopping for a new car can be fun and exciting, especially when searching for a new vehicle in the compact sedan segment of the auto industry. The popular segment is loaded with a long list of quality vehicles to choose from which gives drivers many options to pick from. However, with so many vehicles in the segment, it can be difficult to know which one would best fit your driving needs and budget. The following comparison of the 2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Honda Civic will help you determine which new compact sedan is the right choice for you.

Both the 2019 Kia Forte and 2019 Honda Civic sedan are quality vehicles that have a lot to offer drivers, but one of them does beat the other in many very important categories. Keep reading to learn more about the new Forte and Civic so you can make the most informed buying decision when it comes time for you to choose your new car.

2019 Kia Forte 


2019 Honda Civic 

$17,790  MSRP $19,450 
15.3 cu-ft  Cargo Volume  15.1 cu-ft 
Standard  Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™  Available
10 Years/100,000 Miles  Powertrain Warranty  5 Years/60,000 Miles 

2019 Kia Forte and 2019 Honda Civic Comparison

At the beginning of this side-by-side comparison between the 2019 Kia Forte and 2019 Honda Civic, you can see in the chart that the new Forte has a huge advantage over the Civic thanks to a much lower MSRP. Besides being a more affordable and budget-friendly car, the 2019 Kia Forte also offers a much longer powertrain warranty than the 2019 Honda Civic which gives you peace of mind during ownership. The new Forte also offers more cargo volume than the Civic. If you want the latest technology without having to pay extra for it, the 2019 Kia Forte gives you Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ as standard equipment in the base trim levels whereas the 2019 Honda Civic does not.