The New Kia Forte | Why Buy Over The Competition?

Compare the Kia Forte against the Mazda3, Honda Civic, Ford Focus, and Toyota Corolla | Ocala, FL

The new Kia Forte strives to lead the compact sedan segment with innovation, style, and performance. Coming with a recent redesign and more than enough versatility for your daily carpool, this four-door confidentially stands up to its competition. Jenkins Kia of Ocala is your local destination to get behind the wheel of your new Forte right now. We have one of the area's most extensive selections of Forte models backed with outstanding customer support. Our sales professionals are available and ready to assist all of our Ocala, The Villages, Lady Lake, and Leesburg, FL customers. We take pride in being one your local Kia dealers and will work to pair you with your new Forte in no time. Whether you're going on a road trip or enjoying a night out, let the new Kia Forte be your ticket to freedom.


Forte vs Mazda3

  • The Kia Forte has a lower MSRP than the Mazda3, giving you a similar sedan at a more affordable price.
  • Drivers will also get a 5-Year/60,000-Mile Basic Warranty with their new Forte, while the Mazda3 only comes with a 3-Year/36,000-Mile Basic Warranty.
  • The Forte is also the more fuel efficient option averaging 38 miles per gallon on the highway. The Mazda3 averages slightly less at 37 miles per gallon on the highway.
  • Both of these sedans comfortably seat five adults, giving you plenty of room for your whole crew and wherever you may want to go.


Forte vs Civic

  • Like with the Mazda3, the Forte is also more affordable than the Civic as well.
  • The Forte has a larger fuel tank than the Civic, allowing you to have more time on the road and less at the pump.
  • Both of these sedans come with 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines that perfectly balance agility and efficiency.
  • Both options also come with front-wheel drive and channel their power through standard manual transmissions.


Forte vs Focus

  • If passenger volume is important to you, the Forte is your best bet. This sedan offers 96.2 cubic feet of space while the Focus comes with 90.7 cubic feet of space.
  • The Forte also comes with more available trunk volume with 14.9 cubic feet of space. The Focus only has 13.2 cubic feet of space.
  • There are also more available features in the Forte such as ventilated front seats-a feature not available in the Focus.
  • Get more power thanks to the Forte's available 164-horsepower engine. The Focus comes with an available 160-horsepower option.


Forte vs Corolla

  • Regarding price, the Forte comes out ahead yet again also beating the Corolla.
  • Get more agility with the new Forte. This sedan has a tighter 34.8-foot turning radius while the Corolla has a 35.6-foot turning radius.
  • The Forte comes with one of the industry's leading Limited Powertrain Warranties offering 10 years or 100,000 miles of coverage. The Focus only comes with five years or 60,000 miles of coverage.
  • Get 38 miles per gallon on highway with the new Forte, while the Corolla only averages 36 miles per gallon on the highway.

Visit Jenkins Kia of Ocala

Whether you're in Ocala, The Villages, Lady Lake, or Leesburg, FL, get behind the wheel of your new Kia Forte today right here at Jenkins Kia of Forte. We want to make your next car-buying experience a pleasure and will work to pair you with your new Forte in no time. Be sure to check out our finance department during your next visit as well. Our finance experts are available and ready to get you approved for your next Forte today. Contact us for more information and see why so many customers have made us their local Kia dealer.



Jenkins Kia of Ocala

2305 SW College Rd
Directions Ocala, FL 34471

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