2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Mazda3

Comparison image of a red 2019 Kia Forte and a red 2019 Mazda3

Are you in the market for a versatile and fuel-efficient compact car in the Edmonton, AB area? If so, then you are in luck, because there are several excellent options for you to explore in Edmonton! Two of the better options available to Edmonton car buyers are the 2019 Kia Forte and the 2019 Mazda3. Customers can find out how these two vehicles compare at Kia West Edmonton today!

The 2019 Kia Forte and 2019 Mazda3 both are available in 4-door and 5-door options. These compact cars offer great engine performance and fuel consumption ratings, while the 5-door models offer excellent interior versatility and cargo space. Let’s take a look at how these two compact cars compare to one another so that customers can make an informed decision on which option to purchase.

Engine Comparison

2019 Kia Forte


2019 Mazda3

2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine Base Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine
164 Horsepower Engine Power 155 Horsepower
151 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 150 Pound-Feet
9.4 City / 7.0 Hwy Fuel Consumption (L/100KM) 8.4 City / 6.4 Hwy

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As you can see in the table above, the 2019 Kia Forte and 2019 Mazda3 feature engines that have very similar specifications. The 2019 Kia Forte does offer slightly better engine power and torque than the 2019 Mazda3. However, the 2019 Mazda3 is slightly more fuel efficient than the 2019 Kia Forte in the city and on the highway. The table below highlights the interior space available on the 5-door options of each model, the Kia Forte5 and the Mazda3 Sport. As you can see, the 2019 Kia Forte5 beats out the 2019 Mazda3 Sport in each category we have highlighted.

Interior Comparison

Kia Forte5


Mazda3 Sport

5 Passengers Passenger Space 5 Passengers
657 Litres Standard Cargo Capacity 572 Litres
1,597 Litres Maximum Cargo Capacity 1,334 Litres
2,780 Litres Interior Volume 2,727 Litres

If you are interested in exploring the 2019 Kia Forte’s engine performance and interior volume, then you should contact the staff at Kia West Edmonton today. Our team is able to answer any questions concerning the 2019 Kia Forte that you have. Visit our dealership in Edmonton, AB today!