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2020 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Kia Forte

If you are in the market for a new compact sedan, you want great mpg, safety features, top-of-the-line entertainment features and plenty of trim options to help customize your driving experience. Luckily, there are plenty of cars that fit the ticket, but there are two competing models that stand out above the rest—the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and Kia Forte. Both cars offer similar features and outstanding technology that helps improve the experience of the driver and passengers. Although they have very similar features, the Hyundai Elantra provides the technology and tools necessary to have enjoyable and customizable experiences with the car. Continue reading to learn what makes the 2020 Hyundai Elantra the compact sedan that stands out above the rest.

2020 Hyundai Elantra


2020 Kia Forte

$17,700 Starting MSRP $17,790
30 / 41 City / Highway mpg 27 / 37
147 hp at 6,200 rpm Horsepower Range 147 hp at 6,200 rpm
Standard on 5 trims Apple CarPlay / Android Auto Standard
10-year / 100,000 miles Warranty 10-year / 100,000 miles
6 Programs Integrated Safety Technology 5 Programs
6 Trim Level Options 5

A Deeper Look at the 2020 Hyundai Elantra

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra has better mpg, more safety programs and one more trim level option than the Kia Forte. The Forte offers the FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, GT and GT Manual, while the Elantra has the SE, SEL, Value Edition, Eco, Limited and Sport. Additionally, the Elantra offers six exterior color options on each trim level, while the Forte offers between three and six exterior color options depending on the trim. Another standout feature on the Elantra is the taller and more spacious cab for the driver and front passengers, providing 40.3 inches versus the Forte’s 38.8 inches. Complimentary Blue Link is technology that is exclusive to the Hyundai brand. It allows the driver to access remote lock, engine start with climate control, the remote car finder, stolen vehicle recovery and more from their smartphone, smartwatch, Amazon Echo and Google Home. To learn more about the 2020 Hyundai Elantra, contact our dealership to schedule a test drive or check out our inventory below.
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