Brand Comparison: Kia vs Toyota

How Kia Models Stack Up Against Similar Toyota Vehicles

Here at South Shore Kia, it's one thing to boast a superior model, but another to boast an entire fleet that holds superiority above its competition, and that is exactly what we offer here. To prove it, we've gone ahead and compared several of our vehicles against their competing Toyota models in several matters such as cost performance and safety. We do this to help ease your search for that superior car for your lifestyle.

2018 Kia Forte Sedan2018 Toyota Corolla Sedan SE

The Kia Forte vs. The Toyota Corolla

  • Regarding costs, the Kia Forte offers a better basic warranty than the Toyota Corolla, as well as a better roadside assistance program.
  • Performance-wise, the Kia Forte's 2.0-liter I4 engine packs more base horsepower and more base torque than the Toyota Corolla and its 1.8-liter I4 engine.
  • Looking to the interior, the Kia Forte offers more trunk space than the Toyota Corolla.
  • The Kia Forte's interior also gets a leg up from its competition thanks to the UVO infotainment system.
  • Safety-wise, the Kia Forte earns a five-star overall crash test safety rating.

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2018 Kia Optima SX Turbo Sedan2018 Toyota Camry Sedan LE

The Kia Optima vs. The Toyota Camry

  • Cost-wise, the Kia Optima also boasts a better basic warranty and a better roadside assistance program than its Toyota competition.
  • Looking under the hood, the Kia Optima beats the Toyota Camry in matters of efficiency by being available as a hybrid model and a plug-in hybrid.
  • Inside, the Kia Optima offers more space for its five passengers than the Toyota Camry, as well as the more trunk space.
  • Technology-wise, the Kia Optima beats out the Toyota Camry thanks to the UVO Infotainment System.
  • Safety-wise, both the Kia Optima and the Toyota Camry earn five-star overall crash test safety ratings.

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2018 Kia Soul Hatchback !2018 Toyota C-HR SUV XLE

The Kia Soul vs. The Toyota C-HR

  • In matters of cost, the Kia Soul boasts a lower starting price than the Toyota C-HR, as well as offers a better basic warranty and a better roadside assistance program.
  • In matters of performance, the Kia Soul is the only one out of the two to be available with a six-speed manual transmission. It also offers more trim levels than the Toyota C-HR.
  • Regarding the interior, the Kia Soul offers far more space for its five passengers than the Toyota C-HR.
  • In matters of technology, the Kia Soul is graced with a UVO-backed infotainment system.
  • Regarding safety, the Kia Soul earns a better overall frontal crash test safety rating than the Toyota C-HR.

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2018 Kia Sportage SUV SX Turbo2018 Toyota RAV4 SUV Adventure

The Kia Sportage vs. The Toyota RAV4

  • The Kia Sportage offers a lower starting price than the Toyota RAV4, and offers a better basic warranty and a better roadside assistance program.
  • Regarding performance, the Kia Sportage's 2.4-liter I4 GDI engine offers more basic horsepower and more basic torque than the Toyota RAV4. It also packs a higher maximum towing capacity than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Looking inward, the Kia Sportage offers more space for its five passengers than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Unlike the Toyota RAV4, the Kia Sportage comes with a UVO-backed infotainment system.
  • Safety-wise, the Kia Sportage stands out by coming standard with UVO eServices.

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2018 Kia Sorento SUV 3.3L SXL2018 Toyota Highlander SUV LE I4

The Kia Sorento vs. The Toyota Highlander

  • The Kia Sorento has a lower starting price than the Toyota Highlander and offers a better basic warranty as well as a better roadside assistance program.
  • Despite the lower starting price, the Kia Sorento matches the Toyota Highlander in basic horsepower and offers a better basic fuel economy.
  • Inside, the Kia Sorento only fits five compared to the eight seats in the Toyota Highlander, but still, the Kia Sorento offers more space for its passengers than the Toyota Highlander.
  • The Kia Sorento's interior is also above its competition thanks to the UVO-backed infotainment system.
  • Safety-wise, the Kia Sorento scores a better overall frontal crash test safety rating than the Toyota Highlander.

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Discover the Superior Kia Difference at our Dealership Today

It's one thing to distinguish the superior style, specs and features of the Kia vehicle fleet, but the only way you can discover the overall superior Kia driving experience that carries over through the entire fleet of Kia vehicles is by getting behind the wheel for yourself and experiencing all it has to offer for yourself. So, visit our Kia dealership for a test drive today. We proudly serve the drivers of Copiague, as well as the drivers of Babylon, Massapequa, Bay Shore, and Brentwood, NY. If you have any questions regarding any of the Kia models currently in our inventory, please feel free to contact us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.

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