2018 Mazda3 4-Door vs 2018 Kia Optima

2018 Mazda3 vs 2018 Kia Optima

Finding the right sedan for your lifestyle can be difficult. So, to help you with your search, we compared the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door and the 2018 Kia Optima. Now both of these sedans are quite remarkable and offer great performance and handling when being driven and similar features. That being said, there are still plenty of differences between these two vehicles.

For instance, looking at the chart, the 2018 Mazda3 offers better fuel efficiency compared to the 2018 Optima. There is also a difference in the availability of convenient features. Besides the navigation system and rain sensing wipers, the Mazda3 also offers fog lights, forward obstruction warning and has both manual and automatic transmission options.

2018 Mazda3 4-Door Sport


2018 Kia Optima LX

28 / 37 MPG Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY) 25 / 36 MPG
2.0-Liter I4 Engine Type 2.4-Liter I4
Available with voice activation Navigation System Not Available
Available Rain Sensing Wipers Not Available

2018 Mazda3 available at Vic Bailey Mazda

Though the 2018 Kia Optima is a very capable sedan, the 2018 Mazda3 offers more efficiency and available features to drivers. Varying from driver-assistive and entertainment, the available features in the Mazda3 make driving more fun and much easier. Plus, with push button start, remote fuel door release, 60/40 split folding rear seats and remote keyless entry system features make the sedan more convenient to drivers. Some of the other available features include:

  • MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Bose® 9-speaker surround sound system
  • Active Driving Display
  • Plus, many more!

If you would like to learn more about the 2018 Mazda3, you can stop in or contact us at Vic Bailey Mazda for more information.

2018 Mazda3 Color Options

2018 Mazda3 Color Options

Shopping for a new vehicle means that you have to make plenty of hard choices. Finding the right vehicle for you and your needs is challenging enough, but once you decide on a model, you still have choices to make. While many of those choices seem insignificant, one of the most important ones is choosing the exterior color of your new vehicle.

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