2019 Ford Fiesta vs 2019 Kia Forte

It may be the smallest new Ford model we’ve got here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, but that doesn’t mean it’s not chock full of fun features, dynamic powertrain capabilities, and enough interior space for everyone to enjoy the ride. In fact, the 2019 Ford Fiesta lineup fully lives up to its name, as cruising around the streets of Tampa and beyond in this sedan or hatchback is as close to a fiesta on the road as you’re going to get.

But there are a lot of compact sedan and hatchback options out there, meaning customers have to do everything they can to make sure they’re getting the new car that’s right for them. And that’s where this 2019 Ford Fiesta versus 2019 Kia Forte head-to-head model comparison comes in. In it, you’ll see how the new 2019 Fiesta lineup stacks up against the competition, so you know you’re making the smartest purchase you can when signing on the dotted line.

2019 Ford Fiesta VS 2019 Kia Forte
2 Number of Engine Options 1
197 HP & 202 lb-ft. Top Power Ratings 147 HP & 132 lb-ft.
39.1 in. Front Head Room 38.8 in.
43.6 in. Front Leg Room 42.2 in.

Comparing the 2019 Ford Fiesta Lineup and the 2019 Kia Forte Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

Unlike most other options in its class, the 2019 Ford Fiesta lineup provides you with a pair of engines to choose from – the most powerful of which provides you with 197 horsepower and 202 pound-feet of torque. The trim levels of the 2019 Kia Forte lineup, on the other hand, all feature the same engine, which provides you with only 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque.

The 2019 Fiesta lineup is also far more comfortable than its Kia counterpart. More specifically, the 2019 Fiesta lineup provides you with 39.1 inches of head room and 43.6 inches of leg room in the front, whereas the 2019 Forte lineup provides you with only 38.8 inches of head room and 42.2 inches of leg room in the front.

For more on the 2019 Ford Fiesta lineup, please contact our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.