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Ashburn, VA
2021 Kia Forte
FE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
2021 Mazda 3
2.0 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
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Starting MSRP$17,890$20,650
Average Price Paid$18,544$20,807
Invoice$17,263$19,751
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Edmunds Rating
Edmunds Rating
Overall Rating
7.9 / 10
7.6 / 10
Review summary

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

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
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Consumer Rating
Consumer Rating
Overall consumer rating
4.5 / 5 stars
4.3 / 5 stars
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Warranty
Warranty
Basic
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain
10 yr./ 100000 mi.
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside Assistance
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
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Features
Features
Bluetooth
standard
Navigation
optional
Satellite radio
Keyless Ignition
standard
Cruise control
standard
standard
Adaptive cruise control
standard
Parking assistance
Upholstery
cloth
cloth
Heated seats
Cooled/Ventilated seats
Not available
Folding rear seats
standard
standard
Sunroof
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Specifications
Specifications
Engine power
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
Engine torque
132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm
150 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm
Engine displacement
2.0 l
2.0 l
Engine configuration
inline 4
inline 4
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
front wheel drive
Transmission
6-speed manual
6-speed shiftable automatic
Tire size
195/65R15
205/60R16
Wheel size
15 X 6.0-in
16 X 6.5-in
Wheel type
steel wheels
alloy wheels
Run flat tires
Not available
Not available
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Fuel economy
Fuel economy
City/Hwy/Combined
27 / 37 / 31 mpg
28 / 36 / 31 mpg
Fuel Capacity
14.0 gal.
13.2 gal.
Range (city/hwy)
378 / 518 miles
370 / 475 miles
Fuel Type
regular unleaded
regular unleaded
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Dimensions
Dimensions
Curb weight
2707 lb.
3100 lb.
Ground Clearance
5.3 in.
5.5 in.
Overall Width with Mirrors
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Overall Width without Mirrors
70.9 in.
70.7 in.
Height
56.5 in.
56.9 in.
Length
182.7 in.
183.5 in.
Wheelbase
106.3 in.
107.3 in.
Seating Capacity
5
5
Cargo Space
15.3 cu. ft.
13.2 cu. ft.
Front Head Room
38.8 in.
38.0 in.
Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
42.3 in.
Front Shoulder Room
56.1 in.
55.7 in.
Rear Head Room
37.5 in.
37.2 in.
Rear Leg Room
35.7 in.
35.1 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
53.5 in.
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5-Year Ownership Costs
5-Year Ownership Costs
True Cost to Own®$27,213$26,617
Average Cost Per Mile$0.36$0.35
Depreciation$8,861$8,155
Financing$1,582$1,719
Fuel$7,246$7,246
Insurance$4,130$4,033
Maintenance$3,663$3,512
Repairs$646$824
Tax Credit$0$0
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Interior
Exterior