If you're shopping for a compact car, then welcome to the main event! We're here to compare the strengths and benefits of the 2017 Kia Forte with the 2017 Mazda3 (4-door version). So sit back, pour a beverage, and see which has the features you need!
The 2017 Kia Forte starts out with an amazing 29 mpg city, 38 mpg highway for its base model, which is a notch better than the 2017 Mazda3's 28 mpg city, 37 mpg highway. In addition to this edge the Forte has in fuel economy, it also has more room for your bags, with 14.9 cubic feet in the trunk versus the Mazda3's smaller 12.4 cubic feet. You can take this additional 20 percent of room and have more luggage for your weekend road trip, or have more space for your shopping bags!
|2017 Kia Forte||Vs.||2017 Mazda3 4-Door|
|29, 38||MPG (city, highway)||28, 37|
|14.9||Cargo Volume (cubic feet)||12.4|
|Yes||Heated Front Seats Available?||Yes|
|Yes||Autonomous Emergency Braking Available?||No|
|Yes||Forward Collision Warning System Available?||No|
|Yes||NHTSA Overall 5-Star Crash Safety Rating?||Yes|
|10 years or 100,000 miles||Warranty Coverage: Limited Powertrain||5 years or 60,000 miles|
|5 years or 60,000 miles||Warranty Coverage: Bumper-to-Bumper||3 years or 36,000 miles|
The 2017 Kia Forte and the 2017 Mazda3 are virtually neck-and-neck in some categories, but if you're looking for safety features, the 2017 Forte has a more comprehensive array, with available driver-assist tech like Autonomous Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning System, and more. The 2017 Mazda3 has neither of these two features available. In addition, the 2017 Forte has vastly superior warranty coverage, which means your parts are covered longer with the Forte's 10 years or 100,000 miles limited powertrain coverage, for example.
In the battle of the compacts, the 2017 Forte has an edge in fuel savings, cargo room, and intuitive safety features. We look forward to setting you up with a test drive of the 2017 Kia Forte at Boucher Kia of Racine, located at 9601 Washington Avenue in Racine WI, and we also serve the area which includes Milwaukee, West Allis and Kenosha. For more information about the Kia models on our lot, call (262) 725-4041 or come visit us at the dealership so we can set you up with a test drive for the 2017 Kia Forte.