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2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,500
Invoice
$19,609
Average Price Paid
$19,281
299 listings nationwide

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EX FWD
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2.0 Sedan FWD
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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...

2021 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2021 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
13:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags 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 --
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats --
Front Legroom 42.3 in --
Back Legroom 35.1 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 183.5 in --
Width 70.7 in --
Height 56.9 in --
Wheelbase 107.3 in --

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
2021 Kia Forte5
EX FWD

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