2018 Kia Forte vs. Honda Accord

2018 Kia Forte SilverIf you’re looking to boost your D’Iberville, Gulfport and Hattiesburg area commutes with some extra style, perhaps a new sedan is in order. The 2018 Kia Forte and Honda Accord are both valued cars with plenty to offer between them. Below is a comparison of the two that we have created that highlights these qualities in order to help you make an even more informed decision.

We hope this 2018 Kia Forte vs. Honda Accord comparison aids you in choosing which of these quality sedans will be the next one for you and, as always, feel free to contact us with any questions you might have.

Kia Forte vs. Honda Accord: Performance

Kia Forte Exterior

The Forte and the Accord offer heightened experiences through impressive performances. Both accomplish this via their comparable 4-cylinder engines. The sedans also provide drivers with a fuel-efficient drive thanks to their advanced performance features and systems under the hood.

However, the Kia Forte provides an added measure of control with its manual transmission that allows for a sportier, more intuitive drive.

Focus on Safety

We are well aware that when choosing your next car, the matter of safety often plays a critical role. As a result, we’ve taken note of a number of important safety details in reference to the 2018 Kia Forte and the Honda Accord for your consideration as you continue to review your options between the two.

Both the Forte and the Accord have vehicle stability control and management systems, anti-lock brake systems, rear camera displays, and various driver-assist features available. However, the Kia Forte has Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) for added stability and safety.

Forte vs Accord: Exterior Measurements and Convenient Connectivity

Kia Forte Safety Features

While these 2018 sedans both seat five comfortably and have qualities of interior spaciousness that are virtually identical, the differences in their exterior measurements are well worth pointing out. The overall length of the Forte is 179.5 inches. Its overall width and height come to 70.1 inches and 56.3 inches. For the Accord, the length, width, and height are measured at 192.2 inches, 73.3 inches, and 57.1 inches, respectively.

These slightly smaller measurements for the Kia Forte make it that much more suitable for city driving and maneuverability than the Honda Accord.

Both cars also have convenient tech features that keep you connected through every mile of your driving experience. However, only the 2018 Forte gives you the option to take it one step further with the UVO connectivity system. This system allows you to conveniently manage your music, make hands-free calls, have access to 24-hour roadside assistance, monitor your vehicle’s maintenance requirements and more.

Schedule a Test Drive Today

We hope this comparison has proven to be of value to you in making your decision between the 2018 Kia Forte vs. Honda Accord. However, we think the intuitive drive of the Forte’s manual transmission and the compact body of the Kia Forte makes it the better choice for the D’Iberville, Gulfport and Hattiesburg area.

If you’re ready check out the 2018 Kia Forte for yourself, contact Pat Peck Kia to schedule your test drive today.