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Ashburn, VA
2021 Mazda 3
Select 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
2021 Kia Forte
EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT)
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Pricing
Pricing
Starting MSRP$22,850$23,090
Average Price Paid$23,062$23,834
Invoice$21,854$22,050
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Edmunds Rating
Edmunds Rating
Overall Rating
7.6 / 10
7.9 / 10
Review summary

Pros & Cons

  • Premium interior design and materials
  • Sharp handling makes it fun to drive
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Game-changing acceleration with turbocharged engine
  • Mediocre legroom in the back seat
  • Less cargo capacity than other small cars
  • No manual transmission offered with sedan

Pros & Cons

  • Plenty of features for the money
  • Strong fuel economy estimates
  • Generous warranty
  • Easy-to-use tech interface
  • Stiff ride
  • Back seat lacks the room of some rivals
  • Non-GT trims not much fun to drive on winding roads
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Consumer Rating
Consumer Rating
Overall consumer rating
4.3 / 5 stars
4.5 / 5 stars
Detailed consumer rating
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Warranty
Warranty
Basic
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Drivetrain
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
10 yr./ 100000 mi.
Roadside Assistance
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
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Features
Features
Bluetooth
standard
standard
Navigation
optional
standard
Satellite radio
Keyless Ignition
standard
standard
Cruise control
standard
standard
Adaptive cruise control
standard
Parking assistance
Upholstery
leatherette
leatherette
Heated seats
standard
Cooled/Ventilated seats
Not available
standard
Folding rear seats
standard
standard
Sunroof
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Specifications
Specifications
Engine power
186 hp @ 6000 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
Engine torque
186 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm
132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm
Engine displacement
2.5 l
2.0 l
Engine configuration
inline 4
inline 4
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
front wheel drive
Transmission
6-speed shiftable automatic
continuously variable-speed automatic
Tire size
215/45R18
225/45R17
Wheel size
18 X 7.0-in
17 X 7.0-in
Wheel type
alloy wheels
alloy wheels
Run flat tires
Not available
Not available
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Fuel economy
Fuel economy
City/Hwy/Combined
26 / 35 / 30 mpg
29 / 40 / 33 mpg
Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
14.0 gal.
Range (city/hwy)
343 / 462 miles
406 / 560 miles
Fuel Type
regular unleaded
regular unleaded
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Dimensions
Dimensions
Curb weight
3100 lb.
2769 lb.
Ground Clearance
5.5 in.
5.3 in.
Overall Width with Mirrors
-
-
Overall Width without Mirrors
70.7 in.
70.9 in.
Height
56.9 in.
56.5 in.
Length
183.5 in.
182.7 in.
Wheelbase
107.3 in.
106.3 in.
Seating Capacity
5
5
Cargo Space
13.2 cu. ft.
15.3 cu. ft.
Front Head Room
38.0 in.
38.8 in.
Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
42.2 in.
Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
56.1 in.
Rear Head Room
37.2 in.
37.5 in.
Rear Leg Room
35.1 in.
35.7 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
53.5 in.
55.3 in.
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5-Year Ownership Costs
5-Year Ownership Costs
True Cost to Own®$28,944$30,027
Average Cost Per Mile$0.39$0.4
Depreciation$8,716$11,483
Financing$1,911$1,914
Fuel$7,486$6,812
Insurance$4,145$4,130
Maintenance$4,632$3,781
Repairs$824$646
Tax Credit$0$0
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Colors
Interior
Exterior

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