Hyundai Sonata
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Hyundai Sonata vs KIA Forte Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Hyundai Sonata and KIA Forte. Hyundai Sonata is priced between $19,900 while KIA Forte is priced between $17,790 . Talking about the technical specifications, Hyundai Sonata SE houses 2398 engine whereas KIA Forte FE engine displacement is 1999.

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Overview: Sonata vs Forte

Key Features

Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Power 245 hp 147 hp
Engine Displacement 2398 cc 1999 cc

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Things we like

Lots of standard driving assistance features

Good fuel economy

Dynamic exterior styling

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Things we don't like

Moderate ride quality

Low passenger space in the second row

Mediocre base engine

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Drive Type FWD FWD
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Manual


Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 2398 1999
Power 185 147
Torque 241 Nm 179 Nm

Dimensions & Capacity

Height 1476 mm 1435 mm
No Of Doors 5 4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Rear Headroom 965 mm 952 mm
Cargo Volume 462 L 433 L
Front Headroom 1026 mm 986 mm
Front Legroom 1156 mm 1072 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 70 L 53 L
Kerb Weight 1473 kg 1228 kg
Length 4854 mm 4641 mm
Rear Legroom 904 mm 907 mm
Wheel Base 2804 mm 2700 mm
Width 1864 mm 1801 mm
Gross Weight -- 1650 kg
Ground Clearance -- 135 mm
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Shock Absorbers Type -- Coil Spring

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheel Size 16 Inch R15
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R16 R15
Tyre Size 205/65 R16 195/65R15


Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Steering Type Power Power
Turning Radius 5.5 m 5.3 m


Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Ebd Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Front Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Rear Yes Yes
Parking Sensors No No
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Anti Theft Device Yes --
Anti-Theft Alarm Yes --
Central Locking Yes Yes
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Smart Access Card Entry -- No
Engine Immobilizer -- No
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Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 4 4 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DHOC DHOC
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.3:1 12.5:1 12.5:1
Engine 2.4L Petrol Engine, Inline 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, Inline 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.0L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.0L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC

Comfort & Convenience

Accessory Power Outlet Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Bottle Holder Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Front Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Rear Yes Yes
Foldable Rear Seat Yes No
Folding Table Rear No --
Heater Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Vanity Mirror Yes No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror Yes --
Heated Seats - Front No No
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle No --
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes Yes
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest Yes Yes
Air Quality Control Yes --
On Board Computer Yes Yes
Seat Lumbar Support No No
Engine Start/Stop Button No No
Rear Reading Lamp Yes Yes
Remote Trunk Opener No Yes
Centre Console Armrest -- Yes
Rear A/C Vents -- Yes
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Entertainment & Communication

CD Player Yes Yes
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes Yes
Navigation System No No
Voice Control -- No
DVD Player -- Yes
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Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Alloy Wheels Yes --
Fog Lights Front Yes No
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No --
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator No No
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes No
Rear Brake Type Discs Discs Solid Discs Solid Discs
Rear Window Wiper Yes No
Removable Convertible Top No No
Roof Carrier No No
Side Stepper No No
Sun Roof No No
Wheel Covers No --
Rear Spoiler No --
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Power Antenna No --
Integrated Antenna Yes Yes
Rear Window Washer Yes No
Moon Roof -- No
Chrome Garnish -- No
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Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No --
Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Fabric Upholstery Yes --
Leather Seats No --
Electric Adjustable Seats No --
Headlamp Type Projector Projector Projector Beam Projector Beam
Advance Safety Feature -- Daytime Running Lights Daytime Running Lights
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