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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,650
Invoice
$19,751
Average Price Paid
$19,174
264 listings nationwide

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2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
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2.0 Sedan FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,286
2 listings nationwide

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2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,914
33 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Mazdas are fun. All of them. Even the SUVs. But until recently, they weren’t particularly fast. The joy in driving a Mazda derived from the expertly tuned ride and handling qualities t...

2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
gregory writes:
Power Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"More horses under the hood"
Handling Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"Its a mustang it just handles better"
2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
Karinclapton writes:
Love it
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze worse.
"Heated"
shakoOos writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2014 Honda Civic Coupe worse.
"its much wider than the Civic Coupe "
Value Ranked 2014 Honda Civic Coupe worse.
"more future "

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
173 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
--
154 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 in
3.18 in x 3.81 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 13.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 178.3 in
Width 70.7 in 70.1 in
Height 56.9 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Graphite Steel
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • EX Premium Package

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