2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Kia Forte

Both the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2017 Kia Forte provide great performance, comfort and fuel efficiency, all at an affordable price. With so many similarities between the two sedan models, we wanted to take a look at a few of the differences between the two to help you distinguish between the vehicles.

With the same 2.0-liter I-4 engine, both outputting 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, the 2017 Elantra just sneaks by the 2017 Forte with a better combined mpg rating of 29 to 28. When it comes to comfort of the two sedans, the models have nearly identical amounts of passenger space available. However, for the little bit of extra comfort, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra has heated seats available for both the driver and front passenger.

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2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Kia Forte
2.0-liter I-4 Engine 2.0-liter I-4
29 Combined MPG 28
Available Heated Front Seats Not Available
Available Blind-Spot Monitoring Not Available

Safety Differences Between the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2017 Kia Forte

When it comes to providing the safest ride for you and the drivers around you, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra offers a few more convenient features than the Kia Forte. Along with an in-vehicle assistance service being available in the Elantra, the Hyundai sedan also includes knee protection airbags for the driver. A Blind-Spot Monitoring system is also available in the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, which can help prevent accidents that are caused by changing lanes. To further help other drivers be more aware of your vehicle on the road, the Elantra offers daytime running lights.

If you were interested in test driving the 2017 Elantra, contact us at Apple Valley Hyundai in Winchester, VA. If you have any more questions about the differences between the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2017 Kia Forte, we’d be more than willing to assist you.

Airbags in 2017 Hyundai Elantra
Dark Gray 2017 Hyundai Elantra
Woman driving 2017 Hyundai Elantra
Silver 2017 Hyundai Elantra driving on road

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