If there is one compact car that is perfect for South Central Minnesota, it is the Kia Forte. The Forte is right at home here in Mankato, with its sharp-looking, Stinger-inspired exterior and sporty interior. In addition to seating five comfortably, makes every mile count by returning great fuel economy.

We understand that you are probably also considering other compact sedans. That is why we at Kia of Mankato would like you to take a look at how our Forte stacks up to one of its competitors – the Nissan Sentra.



2020 Kia Forte FE

2019 Nissan Sentra S

Base Price




2.0 Liter I-4 – 147 HP/132 lb-ft torque

1.8 Liter I-4 – 130 HP/128 lb-ft torque






Fuel Economy (EPA Estimated City/Hwy for IVT/CVT/Automatic)

31 MPG/41 MPG

29 MPG/37 MPG

Rear Seat Room (Head/Leg)

37.5 inches/35.7 inches

36.7 inches/37.4 inches

Trunk Space

15.3 cubic feet

15.1 cubic feet


Why would you consider a new Kia Forte over the Nissan Sentra?


  • The Forte offers features not available on its competitors, such as available heated and ventilated seats, UVO eServices that control your vehicle from your mobile device, a wireless charging pad for your devices, and many more!
  • Kia’s industry-leading new vehicle warranty is covered for 5 years or 60,000 miles, along with our Powertrain Warranty that goes up to 20 years or 200,000 miles.
  • The key to the Forte is its value. It has the best value for the money of any vehicle in its class!


Which compact SUV should you choose? The Kia Forte, bar none!

Come see the new Kia Forte at Kia of Mankato today. Take a test drive and see why it is one of the best values in its class!




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