2019 Mazda3 vs. 2019 Kia Forte

The all-new 2019 Mazda3 comes with a refreshed design and a newly available drivetrain. The Mazda3 has always been one of the most stylish compact cars of its kind. It is also the only model in the Mazda lineup to come as both a hatchback and a sedan. Here, we are going to compare the Mazda3 to the 2019 Kia Forte, another popular compact ride. Model research should be a big part of your car-buying process, and we are here to help with that. Check out how these two cars compare in our table below. For fairness’ sake, we are using information about the base trims.

2019 Mazda3


2019 Kia Forte

186-horsepower, 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G I-4 Base engine specs 147-horsepower, 2.0-liter I-4
Available, with voice activation Integrated navigation system Not available
8 Number of speakers 4
Yes Satellite radio No

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It’s quite simple; the 2019 Mazda3 just comes with more than the 2019 Kia Forte. And that reason alone justifies the car’s higher starting MSRP of $21,000 ($17,790 for the 2019 Kia Forte). The 2019 Mazda3 comes with a more powerful engine, all-wheel drive capabilities, and still maintains an average highway mpg rating of up to 35. Don’t forget that MAZDA CONNECT™ comes standard as well as the automaker’s premier infotainment system. Anyone interested in learning more about this great car is encouraged to come down to Tuttle-Click Mazda. We will go over everything else you need to know like other available features, pricing specifics, and financing options. We are here to help you in any way we can! Come by soon and we will get you set up with a test drive.
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