2019 Nissan Sentra vs. 2019 Kia Forte

September 1st, 2019 by


  • Height Adjustable Seatbelts
  • Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Dual Zone Air Conditioning 
  • Available Manual Transmission

Check out the 2019 Nissan Sentra at Sheridan Nissan. Whether you lease or buy, it is one of the more affordable sedans in its class, with a starting MSRP of $17,790. Similar in size and power to the 2019 Kia Forte, when you learn more about the 2019 Sentra, you’ll learn why it’s the better choice over the Forte. For instance, you can adjust your seatbelt to better suit your height, something the Forte does not allow for. Visit Sheridan Nissan to learn more!


The 2019 Sentra has various trim models to choose from, and depending on the trim, it will be equipped with one of two engines, a 1.8-L 4-cylinder engine or a 1.6-L DIG turbocharged engine. The 1.8-L delivers 124 HP and 125 lb.-ft. of torque. The 1.6-L delivers 188 HP and 177 lb.-ft. of torque. Both sedans offer similar power, but the Nissan Sentra is also equipped with an XTRONIC® Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). This is a more efficient transmission than you’re standard automatic transmission. The 2019 Kia Forte does not offer a CVT.


The 2019 Sentra offers a similar amount cargo space in the trunk to the 2019 Kia Forte. The Sentra’s rear seat also can fold into a 60/40 split, so you can store larger objects and also have a seat for an extra passenger. 

Other Features

The Sentra also has an easy-fill tire alert that lets you know when the tire is filled with enough air. To help reduce the harsh light from headlights behind you, the rearview mirror in the Sentra will automatically dim. 

Visit Sheridan Nissan to test drive the 2019 Nissan Sentra. Now that you see how the Sentra compares to the 2019 Kia Forte, you can now decide whether you’d like to lease or buy the Sentra.

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