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2019 Kia Forte

2020 Kia Forte*

2019 Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Sentra*

2020 Kia Forte


2020 Nissan Sentra
$17,890 MSRP

Starting Price

$19,090 MSRP

Trim Levels

147-hp 2.0L I-4

Base Engine

149-hp 2.0L I-4
201-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder Turbo

Upgraded Engine


Passenger Capacity

15.3 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

14.3 cubic feet

2020 Kia Forte vs. 2020 Nissan Sentra

If you’re searching for the perfect affordable and fuel-efficient sedan for the Jackson and Brandon area, then we’re here to make the process easy for you. We did the research on the 2020 Kia Forte vs. Nissan Sentra in the categories that matter the most to customers: price, performance, and space. In the end, we found that the 2020 Kia Forte blew away all expectations. Take a look at the evidence for yourself.

Forte vs. Sentra: Price

There are tons of savvy shoppers in Ridgeland who know a good deal when they see one, and the 2020 Kia Forte has a budget-friendly price point that’s tough to beat! While the 2020 Nissan Sentra starts at $19,090 MSRP, the 2020 Kia Forte is even lower priced at $17,890 MSRP. Plus, the Kia Forte offers tons of diversity within its extensive lineup – including both sedans and hatchbacks! You can choose from six different trims to get the perfect blend of features, while the Sentra lineup only offers three options.

2020 Nissan Sentra

  • S ($19,090 MSRP)
  • SV ($20,270 MSRP)
  • SR ($21,430)

2020 Kia Forte

  • FE ($17,890 MSRP)
  • LXS ($19,290 MSRP)
  • GT-Line ($20,490 MSRP)
  • EX ($22,090 MSRP)
  • GT ($22,490 MSRP)
  • GT Manual ($23,090 MSRP)

Forte vs. Sentra: Performance

Next, what about the Nissan vs, Kia sedan performance? Both models have similar specs at the base level. Both have 2.0L I-4 engines with nearly the same amount of horsepower available. But, that’s where the Nissan Sentra stops. The Kia Forte, on the other hand, offers an impressive GT option with a 201-hp turbocharged engine. So no matter what performance you want, you’ll find what you need within the Kia Forte lineup.

Forte vs. Sentra: Space

Finally, which model is spacious enough for your busy schedule? Both vehicles are compact sedans with seating for five passengers, but the Kia Forte has the advantage when it comes to cargo. The Kia Forte offers a total of 15.3 cubic feet of space, while the Nissan Sentra only has 14.3 cubic feet – and that extra cubic foot of space can make all the difference between packing all the essentials and leaving things behind!

Find Out More with Wilson KIA

Between the Nissan vs. Kia sedan, we think it’s clear that the Kia Forte is one of the top picks in the segment. Ready to see if the Forte is the compact sedan you’ve been waiting for? Contact us in Brandon with any questions and arrange a test drive at your convenience!

*2019 models pictured.

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