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2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring

4dr Hatchback

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4dr Sedan

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2013 Mazda Mazda3
(2013 Mazda Mazda3 4dr Hatchback shown)
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $20,000 $15,900
Destination Charge $795 $800
Invoice Price $19,130 $15,599
Total List Price $20,795 $16,700
Available Engines 155-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 27 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 38 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Front, Head/Neck - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Acceptable Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Available:
6
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Available:
10 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Interior 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic manual
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A Standard
Cargo net Available Available
Cargo tie downs Standard N/A
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass Available Available
Cruise control Standard Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather/metal-look urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Lighter elements Available:
front
N/A
Ashtray Available N/A
Floor console full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up driver N/A
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Programmable garage door opener Available Available
Instrumentation digital/analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge N/A Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release N/A mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 1 Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather urethane
Tire inflator N/A Standard
Seats 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center Standard:
center
N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard Available
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted single
in-dash mounted single
Available:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Speakers Standard:
6
Standard:
4
Available:
10 brand
Available:
6
Amplifier Available N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Navigation system Available N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard N/A
Panic alarm Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard N/A
First aid kit Available N/A
Blind spot sensor Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna integrated roof window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
clearcoat monotone
Available:
pearlcoat monotone
N/A
Available:
metallic monotone
N/A
Grille trim black black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass
N/A
Spoiler lip Available:
lip
Roof rack Available N/A
Rear step bumper Available N/A
Tires P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
16" silver aluminum
Standard:
15" steel
Available:
silver aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A Available:
steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval N/A
Mud flaps Available Available
Mechanical 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Available
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
4.11
Standard:
4.33
Available:
3.59
Available:
3.07
Remote vehicle starting system Available Available
Specifications 2013 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 177.4 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 69.1 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 57.9 " 56.5 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 155 @ 6,000 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 148 @ 4,100 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard N/A
Fuel economy - city 27 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 38 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.29 / 3.59 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,896 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
Available:
2,969 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Wheelbase 103.9 " 106.3 "
Front track 60.4 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 59.8 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 17.1 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .29 .27
Front legroom 42.0 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 36.2 " 35.9 "
Front headroom Standard:
38.9 "
39.1 "
Available:
38.1 "
N/A
Rear headroom Standard:
38.0 "
37.3 "
Available:
37.4 "
N/A
Front hiproom 53.7 " 53.8 "
Rear hiproom 52.2 " 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 54.9 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 54.0 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 17.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 42.8 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 95 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 13.2 gal.