2020 Kia Forte vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra
2020 Kia Forte 2020 Hyundai Elantra
Starting MSRP *
  $17,790 $18,950
Cargo Space
  15.3 cu. ft. 14.4 cu. ft.
Audio Display
  8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display 5.0-inch Touch-Screen Display

2020 Kia Forte vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra

Serving Wesley Chapel, FL

Are you trying to decide which compact car is the right model for you to purchase today? When you are looking for exceptional value in a stunning vehicle, you understandably may be drawn to the 2020 Kia Forte. The Forte’s most recent generational update occurred with the 2019 model, so you can expect the 2020 model year to reflect these improvements. Kia has even made a few additional improvements to the latest model year to enhance its allure to drivers. The Forte may be compared to the Hyundai Elantra by some drivers. The 2020 Elantra has a few updates as well, and it is a continuation of a generation that was introduced a few years ago. A detailed review of these models reveals their other essential differences.


With new style elements dressing up the 2020 Forte’s exterior, you will discover that this compact car has the sporty, pleasing look that you are hoping to find. It features a bow-like grille that is enhanced by the sporty black air intake vent that it sits on top of. The star-like headlights have a stunning shape that draws the eye across the wheel fenders. This design enhances sculpting that spans across the hood and side panels. In comparison, the 2020 Elantra’s grille covers most of the front end. The grille is incorporated with triangular headlights with sharp corners. The triangular theme is carried across the fog light portals, and the roof is rounded.


Through price comparison, you will discover that the base MSRP for the 2020 Forte is more affordable than the entry-level Elantra trim. While the Forte is more affordable, it has exceptional standard features across all trims. Some of these are an 8-inch color display screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Additional advanced technologies in the Forte include hands-free Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, dynamic parking assistance, a mounted steering wheel, and other items. The base Elantra trim, on the other hand, has a 5-inch display screen, USB ports, an audio system, and mounted controls on the steering wheel. You will need to upgrade to an advanced trim to benefit from smartphone technologies in the 2020 Elantra.


When you compare safety technologies in the Forte to those in the Elantra, you will discover that the Forte is well-appointed at the base trim level. Some of its standard equipment includes a driver attention warning, emergency braking technologies, a lane departure alert, and electronic stability control. The base Elantra trim has a few safety technologies, and these are lane keep assistance and a blind spot alert.

Fuccillo Kia of Wesley Chapel strives to empower drivers to make an informed vehicle selection. When you visit our dealership to learn more about the 2020 Kia Forte, you will receive our full support as you compare the trims and learn about the Forte’s capabilities. Stop by soon for prompt attention.

* "Starting MSRP" price is manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for lowest model trim. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges ($925), taxes, title, license, options, and dealer charges. Actual price set by dealer and may vary. See "Build and Price" section for MSRP of model shown and applicable destination and handling charges. Vehicles shown with optional equipment. Some features only available as part of packages. See "Features & Specifications" and "Options" pages for details. Kia Motors reserves the right to make changes at any time as to vehicle availability, destination, and handling fees, colors, materials, specifications, features, accessories, packages, and models.