2018 Kia Forte vs 2018 Ford Focus

Split screen images of the 2018 Kia Forte vs 2018 Ford Focus

Two vehicles worth taking a look at if you are interested in a compact car are the 2018 Kia Forte and the 2018 Ford Focus. Each offer drivers competitive amounts of space, an affordable starting price tag, and a range of configurations including hatchback options that make it easy for car shoppers to find a model that delivers the right mix of amenities and value.

So, which one has more to offer? The 2018 Kia Forte has the smaller starting MSRP at $16,800. Its space offerings are also a little more generous with over 1 cubic foot of extra space in the back for cargo and over 6 cubic feet of extra space in the cabin for passengers to stretch out. Learn more about the fuel economy scores and standard and available safety offerings on the 2018 Kia Forte and the 2018 Ford Focus below.



2018 Kia Forte

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2018 Ford Focus

$16,800 Starting MSRP $17,950
25/34 Fuel Economy 25/34
14.9 cubic feet Cargo Space 13.2 cubic feet
96.2 cubic feet Base Interior Volume 90.0 cubic feet

Which sedan offers better safety features?

Car shoppers interested in modern safety features will find both passive and active safety options in both the 2018 Kia Forte and the 2018 Ford Focus. Find a list of the active safety features available on both models below.

Available Active Safety on the 2018 Forte:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane Keep Assist System
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Available Active Safety on the 2018 Focus:

  • Automatic High Beams 
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert 
  • Lane-Keeping System

As you can see, the active safety offerings on the 2018 Kia Forte are a little more robust than the offerings on the 2018 Focus making it a great choice for safety-conscious drivers. For more information on the safety features available by trim level on the 2018 Kia Forte, visit the Frank Boucher Kia of Racine dealership or connect with a representative online via the pop-up form below.


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