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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Kia Forte Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Kia Forte Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $24,155

Kia Forte GT   
Difference: $3,790

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,500 $22,490
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325  
Cargo net 50 50
Cargo tray 75 80
Cargo mat 75 95
Universal garage door opener   350
Floor mats   125
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260  
Cargo net 40 42
Cargo tray 60 67
Cargo mat 60 78
Universal garage door opener   291
Floor mats   102
Options (change) 525 700
Options (change) 420 580
Destination 920 965
Total Price $27,945 $24,155

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Kia Forte

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,335
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $499
Model Year20202020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine186hp I4201hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/35 MPG27/35 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18225/40-18
Total Price$27,945$24,155
Adjustments for Features-6,1250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$21,820$24,155

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20202020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
7-speed automated manual $1200
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Cruise control $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Following distance indicator$25 
Forward collision warning$200 
G-vectoring control$100 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure warning$200 
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Vehicle health reports $0
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200 
Dual-zone climate control$125 
HD radio$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for audio system$25 
Voice control for external devices $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Compass $0
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Heated mirrors $25
LED headlights$1000 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Metal pedals $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$8,150$2,025
Value of Feature Adjustments$6,125$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2940

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20202020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase107.3 in106.3 in
Length183.5 in182.7 in
Width70.7 in70.9 in
Height56.9 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,071 lb.3,012 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.0 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.7 in56.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.6 in53.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.5 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.9 in51.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.7 in
Cargo Volume13.2 ft315.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Forte GT

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

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