The Kia Forte and the Honda Civic Compared

If you are looking for a great small car, stop by Kia of Wilmington near West Chester and take a look at both the Kia Forte and the Honda Civic. Here is a look at both vehicles when it comes to exterior features, interior features, and safety features. See which one of these vehicles is perfect for you.


Exterior Features

The Kia Forte offers many standard features. Here is what is available on the standard model:

  • 15-inch Steel Wheels w/ Full Covers
  • Auto Light Control
  • Body-Color Door Handles
  • Body-Color Outside Mirrors
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Solar Control Glass

The Honda Civic is available with the following exterior features:

  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Capless Fuel Filler
  • LED Tailights
  • Body Color Door Handles
  • Intermitten Windsheild Wipers

The Kia Forte offers more exterior features than the Honda Civic.

Interior Features

Inside the Kia Forte, you will find these standard features:

  • 3.5-inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT) LCD Meter Display
  • 4-Speaker Audio System
  • 6-Way Adjustable Driver's Seat
  • 6-Way Adjustable Front Passenger's Seat
  • 8-inch Touch-Screen Display
  • Cruise Control with Steering Wheel Controls

The Honda Civic comes with these interior standard features:

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and Streaming Audio
  • 160-Watt Audio System with 4 Speakers
  • 5-Inch Color LCD Screen
  • Power Windows

It looks like the Kia Forte wins again with more standard interior features.

Safety Features

The Kia Forte leads its class with these standard features:

  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • 3-Point Seat Belts For All Seating Positions
  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) with 4-Wheel Disc Brakes

The Honda Civic's standard safety features include.

  • Honda Sensing®
  • An Advanced Airbag System
  • Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold

The Kia Forte has more overall standard safety features than the Honda Civic.

Check out the Kia Forte today

See what the Kia Forte can do on the road. Take a test drive at Kia of Wilmington near Newark, MD. Come over the river from Salem, NJ or make the short trip from Elkton, DE, take a look at our new inventory, and get a great deal today.

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Come See us Here

If we properly convinced you about all that this fantastic sedan can do for you, then you need to come test drive one here at Kia of Wilmington and experience the redesigned Kia Forte today! Come see us at our Wilmington, DE Kia dealership, proudly serving Elkton, MD and Newark, DE. We Hope to see you soon!


Kia of Wilmington

1603 Pennsylvania Ave
Directions Wilmington, DE 19806

  • Sales: 302-656-3100
  • Service: 302-656-3100
  • Parts: 302-656-3100

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*Government star ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (

**IIHS ratings are given as part of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety assessment program when vehicles are properly equipped.