Which compact car is the best new car for you?

The 2022 Kia Forte GT compact sedan model in gray parked on a deserted highway stretch at sunset

If you’re in the market for a new compact car, the 2022 Kia Forte and 2022 Mazda3 should be on your radar. But which one suits you best? Let’s compare these compact sedans based on available engine specs, safety features, industry safety ratings, interior features, and prices.

2022 Kia Forte vs 2022 Mazda3

The compact sedan model of the 2022 Kia Forte GT in gray parked on a deserted stretch of highway at sunset

2022 Kia Forte GT | Kia America

Kelley Blue Book (KBB) recently tested the 2022 Kia Forte and the 2022 Mazda3. In that review, KBB went through the essentials to consider when deciding which car to buy. Here we will give a more detailed overview of the main features of both vehicles.