2017 Mazda3 vs 2017 Kia Forte

Searching for a new sedan isn't that easy. There are many options to choose from between small or compact, midsize and full-size sedans. Small sedans are often very affordable and feature great mileage as well as the best available features. This 2017 Mazda3 vs 2017 Kia Forte comparison shows the differences between these two compact sedans.

The Mazda3 is a compact sedan and is the smallest vehicle offered from Mazda making it also the most affordable model. There are four different trim levels to choose from including Sport, Touring, Touring 2.5 and Grand Touring. While other compact sedans may lack when it comes to standard equipment, Mazda makes sure that its stylish and affordable Mazda3 offers just as many technology, safety and convenience features as its other models.

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2017 Mazda3 VS 2017 Kia Forte
2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder with 155 hp Standard Engine 2.0-Liter I-4 Engine with 147 hp
27/37 MPG Fuel Economy 25/34 MPG
96.3 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 96.2 Cubic Feet
Available Head-Up Display Not Available

2017 Mazda3 near Waukesha WI

The Mazda3 and Kia Forte are powered by similar four-cylinder engines with the Mazda3 offering a little more horsepower. The 2017 Mazda3 also offers better fuel economy than the Forte, giving customers an affordable compact sedan with great fuel efficiency. The Mazda3 and Forte are very similar in size and both models also offer a hatchback model which extends the interior volume to provide buyers with more cargo area.

Compared to the Forte, the Mazda3 offers a long list of standard features on each available model. Customers will receive standard keyless ignition, a 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, voice controls, and a 60/40 split rear seat on the base Sport model alone. Choosing any of the other available trims will add more technology and convenience features from a head-up display, heated mirrors, automatic windshield wipers, leather upholstery, driver assistance features and much more.

The 2017 Mazda3 is available now at Hall Mazda in Brookfield, WI near Milwaukee and Waukesha areas. Contact us today if you are interested in learning more about the Mazda3 or would like to schedule a test drive. Check out our website to see our available inventory of the 2017 Mazda3.

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