Compare Kia Forte vs Honda Civic & Mazda Mazda3

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Compare the Kia Forte against the Mazda3 and Honda Civic

The Kia Forte is a best-selling sedan with cutting-edge technology and fuel efficiency. This sleek four-door is designed to perform and set the standard for its class. Kia Fort Walton Beach has new Forte models available for our Fort Walton Beach, FL customers. Our Kia sales team is here to walk you through detailed comparisons of the Forte, Honda Civic, and Mazda3 to help you make an informed decision. We want to make sure you get the new Forte you want today, and we strive to provide outstanding customer support you can trust. Our dealership is located on Miracle Strip Parkway, just minutes from anywhere in town. If you are interested in test driving the new Forte, be sure to stop by our dealership. Continue reading to see how the Forte stacks up to the Civic and Mazda3.


The Forte vs. the Civic

  • The KIA Forte is more affordable than the Honda Civic, offering you plenty of style, efficiency, and innovation without costing you an arm and a leg.
  • Unlike the Civic, the Forte is listed as a mid-size sedan. The Civic is listed as a compact model.
  • The Forte and Civic both comfortably seat up to five passengers with plenty of interior space for everyone onboard.
  • The Forte's engine is mated to an automatic transmission, while the Civic uses a standard CVT option.
  • Both options come with a range of standard safety features including four-wheel antilock disc brakes, airbags, brake assist, child safety locks, and blind-spot monitoring.
  • The Forte offers an available CD player, remote engine start, a universal garage door opener, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration-features not available with the Civic.
  • The Forte also has a tighter turning radius than the Civic, for more agility during city driving.

The Forte vs. the Mazda3

  • The Forte has a lower MSRP than the Mazda3, making this sedan the more affordable option to conquer your daily commute.
  • Both models average up to 37 miles per gallon on the highway to get you from Pensacola to Panama City without constant trips to the gas pump.
  • Both sedans are powered by standard inline-four-cylinder engines.
  • Both options also come fitted with manual transmissions sending power to the front wheels, combining agility and fuel economy for the road ahead.
  • Unlike the Mazda3, the Forte comes with standard satellite radio and a CD player.
  • If you're seeking reliability, the Forte is your best option. The Forte comes with five years or 60,000 miles of basic warranty coverage, while the Mazda3 only offers three years or 36,000 miles of coverage.
  • There is seating for up to five in both options with premium materials used throughout their cabins.

Visit Kia Fort Walton Beach

When you are ready for your new Kia Forte, the experts at Kia Fort Walton Beach are here for you. We strive for your satisfaction with a goal of assisting you with your purchase in no time. Whether you're in Crestview or Navarre, you can trust that we are one of the area's premier Kia dealers with a selection of new Forte models in stock right now. You can also get approved for quick and easy financing during your next visit. Our finance department is here for our Gulf Breeze customers, and we want to get you behind the wheel of your new Forte while staying within your budget. Feel free to get pre-approved in minutes by completing an online finance application as well. Customers are encouraged to contact us at 888-225-5979 or stop by Kia Fort Walton Beach for a test drive and more information. See why we are quickly becoming your leading new Kia dealer.

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