2022 Mazda3 vs Kia K5 Comparison

2022 Mazda3 vs Kia K5 Comparison

2022 Mazda3 vs Kia K5 Comparison

The 2022 Mazda3 is a premium compact sedan with a refined style, including exclusive Polymetal Gray Metallic paint and a red leather-trimmed interior with aluminum speaker grilles on Carbon Edition. The 2022 Kia K5 pales in comparison to the Mazda in terms of design but offers a turbocharged lineup with available Traction-Enhancing AWD. That said, the Mazda3 has an optional Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo with i-Activ AWD® and G-Vectoring Control Plus for a more responsive, controlled drive.

While the Kia K5 has a selection of driver-assist tech with Kia Drive Wise and an expansive 10.25-inch touchscreen, the all-new Mazda3 offers brilliant technology that caters to modern Mazda drivers near Clermont, FL, including a 12-speaker Bose® premium audio system, Mazda Connected Services and i-Activsense® safety suite. Down to the last detail, the 2022 Mazda3 was designed to make you feel good.

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2022 Mazda3 Overview

  • PERFORMANCE
    2022 Mazda3 vs Kia Seltos Performance

    As a premium AWD compact sedan, the 2022 Mazda3 has a responsive and dynamic performance. The all-new Mazda3 offers a standard FWD Skyactiv-G 2.0 DOHC 4-cylinder engine for an EPA-estimated 28 city and 36 highway mpg, while the Kia K5 has a standard 180-hp turbo engine or an available 290-hp GT 2.5 Turbo engine with best-in-class 311 lb-ft of torque.

    That said, Mazda drivers near Clermont, FL, can opt for the Mazda3’s Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo setup that delivers up to 250 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque and comes paired with i-Activ AWD®. G-Vectoring Control Plus works with i-Activ AWD® to better respond to steering by making precise engine torque and braking adjustments for more stability in varying conditions. The 2022 Mazda3 is prepared to take on every day with confidence.

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    • SKYACTIV-G 2.0 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
    • Front-wheel drive
    • EPA-estimated 28 city and 36 highway mpg
    • 250-hp Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine
    • Up to 320 lb-ft of torque
    • Optional i-Activ AWD®
    • Available paddle shifters

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    • Traction-Enhancing AWD
    • 180-hp turbo engine with 195 lb-ft of torque
    • 290-hp GT 2.5L turbo engine with best-in-class 311 lb-ft of torque
    • Quick-Shift 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with wet clutch
    • Faster 0–60 mph time than BMW 330i Sedan
    • All-weather capabilities
    • Drive Mode Select w/ Snow Mode

  • EXTERIOR
    2022 Mazda3 vs Kia Seltos Exterior

    The 2022 Mazda3 is a compact sedan with an ultra-modern exterior that features sleek accents and sophisticated color options. The all-new Mazda3 offers Deep Crystal Blue Mica or Jet Black Mica as standard colors on 2.0 Sedan, while other models feature extra-cost colors like Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Platinum Quartz Metallic and Machine Gray Metallic.

    The 2022 Kia K5’s exterior is doing too much and brings less luxurious color options to the table, such as Wolf Gray, Passion Red and Sapphire Blue. While both sedans offer LED lighting features, the Mazda3’s exclusive Polymetal Gray Metallic paint color and 18-inch Black alloy wheels on Carbon Edition—plus additional specs like an Adaptive Front-lighting System—allows the 2022 Mazda3 to truly stand out among the crowd.

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    • 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels
    • Polymetal Gray Metallic paint on Carbon Edition
    • Black rear lip spoiler
    • Adaptive Front-lighting System
    • Signature LED headlights
    • LED Daytime Running Lights
    • LED Combination Taillights
    • Rain-sensing variable-intermittent windshield wipers

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    • LED Multi-Reflector Headlights
    • LED Front Fog Lights and LED Rear Combination Tail Lights
    • Black outside mirrors with LED turn signals
    • Smart Trunk available
    • 19-inch alloy black wheels w/ Pirelli P-ZERO™ All-Season Tires on GT
    • Quad-tip dual exhaust on GT
    • Larger brakes with GT Calipers on GT

  • TECHNOLOGY
    2022 Mazda3 vs Kia Seltos Technology Features

    The 2022 Mazda3 has a collection of cutting-edge technology along with a 3-year trial of Mazda Connected Services as an incentive to tech-savvy Mazda drivers near Clermont, FL. The all-new Mazda3 offers Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration and an 8-speaker audio system as basically the standard, while Select has Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry for seamless entry into your vehicle.

    Up against the Mazda3 is the 2022 Kia K5 which offers a 10.25-inch touchscreen with Navigation—compared to the Mazda’s 8.8-inch full-color center display—Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ support and a 12-speaker Bose® Premium Sound System. The Mazda3 has a 12-speaker Bose® premium audio system to match as well as exclusive features like the MyMazda App that keeps you connected to the world while on the go.

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    • Mazda Connected Services
    • MyMazda App
    • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry
    • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
    • 360-degree View Monitor
    • 12-speaker Bose® premium audio
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming capability
    • 2 USB audio inputs
    • 8.8-inch full-color center display

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    • 10.25-inch touchscreen with Navigation
    • Apple CarPlay® support
    • Android Auto™ integration
    • Surround View Monitor
    • Wireless phone charger
    • Bose® Premium Surround Sound with 12 speakers
    • 8-inch Touchscreen Display with Rear Camera on LX
    • Sart Key with Push-Button Start and Remote Start

  • SAFETY
    2022 Mazda3 vs Kia Seltos Safety Features

    The 2022 Mazda3 has a standard i-Activsense® safety suite that was designed to bring more confidence and peace-of-mind to every journey. Mazda drivers near Clermont, FL, can expect to utilize standard Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and front and rear parking sensors.

    The Kia K5 GT-Line AWD trim closely compares with an optional Premium Package that includes Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Forward Collision Avoidance Assist with Cyclist Detection and Junction Turning Assist and Highway Driving Assist. That said, the 2022 Mazda3’s Rear View Monitor and 360-degree View Monitor bring more awareness and visibility every time you hit the road.

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    • Rear View Monitor
    • Smart Brake Support–Rear Crossing
    • 360-degree View Monitor
    • Front and rear parking sensors
    • Traffic Jam Assist
    • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
    • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert

      2022 Kia K5

    • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control–Curve with Highway Driving Assist
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Cyclist Detection
    • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance technology
    • Junction Turning Accident Avoidance ability
    • Parking Distance Warning–Forward
    • Highway Driving Assist

  • INTERIOR
    2022 Mazda3 vs Kia Seltos Interior

    As a sophisticated, compact sedan, the 2022 Mazda3 has an unparalleled interior. The Mazda3 Carbon Edition, for example, has a red leather-trimmed interior with aluminum speaker grilles that visually represent the crisp sounds and clarity of the Bose® 12-speaker audio system. Customers near Clermont, FL, can also choose from black or greige leatherette seating on Mazda3 Preferred, while the 2022 Kia K5 offers much less exciting SynTex seating materials.

    The Mazda3 and Kia K5 have essential features like dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats and an optional sunroof/moonroof for an open-air feel, but the Mazda3 has a 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback that opens up the cargo area to allow for anywhere from 20.1 to 47.1 cubic feet of space—compared to the Kia K5’s standard 16 cubic feet of cargo volume. The 2022 Mazda3 is one-of-a-kind.

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    • Leather-trimmed interior
    • Aluminum speaker grilles
    • Frameless auto-dimming rearview mirror
    • 8-way power driver’s seat with 2-position memory
    • Heated front seats
    • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
    • Dual-zone automatic climate control
    • Power-sliding glass moonroof

      2022 Kia K5

    • Panoramic Sunroof
    • LED Interior Lighting
    • Dual-zone automatic climate control
    • Heated and ventilated power front seats
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • 10-way power driver’s seat w/ power lumbar
    • SynTex seating materials
    • Cargo volume of up to 16 cubic feet

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    Headquarter Mazda of Clermont, FL, is a local Mazda dealer providing high-quality car care and hassle-free auto financing. We value customer service above all else—and we want to ensure every customer has a stress-free shopping experience! That said, Headquarter Mazda has a wide selection of new Mazda models available in the New Mazda Inventory as well as an exclusive selection of fairly affordable pre-owned and CPO vehicles. Our team of sales representatives, financing specialists and highly trained technicians can handle any needs you may have coming into the dealership. All you have to do is ask. Visit Headquarter Mazda of Clermont, FL, today to get started.

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