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Kia Optima vs. Mazda Mazda3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Optima vs. Mazda Mazda3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,945

Mazda Mazda3 Premium   
Difference: $6,930

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182019
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,500 $26,500
Technology Package 3,000  
Cargo net 50 50
Cargo tray 80 75
Universal garage door opener 350  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   325
Cargo mat   75
Technology Package 2,727  
Cargo net 42 40
Cargo tray 67 60
Universal garage door opener 291  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   260
Cargo mat   60
Options (change) 3,480 525
Options (change) 3,127 420
Destination 895 920
Total Price $34,875 $27,945

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Mazda Mazda3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,505
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $28,809
Model Year20182019
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine245hp I4186hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/31 MPG26/35 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 10?, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18215/45-18
Total Price$34,875$27,945
Adjustments for Features-2,4250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,450$27,945

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Features Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20182019
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Following distance indicator $25
G-vectoring control $100
Knee airbag, passenger $75
Lane keeping assist $400
Obstacle detection, rear$250 
Pedestrian detection $50
Rollover sensor$50 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Climate Control 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents$100 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof $900
Navigation system$600 
Surround sound$250 
Traffic information$25 
Voice control for audio system $25
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice control for nav and audio$100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25 
Fog lights$125 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Heated mirrors$25 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Metal pedals$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,225$3,800
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,425$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,2530

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20182019
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in107.3 in
Length191.1 in183.5 in
Width73.2 in70.7 in
Height57.7 in56.9 in
Curb Weight3,494 lb.3,071 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in38.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in55.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.0 in54.6 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in53.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.0 in50.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume15.9 ft313.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Optima SX

Technology Package
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Surround sound250No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Harman/Kardon, 630W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested175057%
Total Not Requested132543%

Option Package Details
Mazda Mazda3 Premium

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%

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