Mazda3 Vs. the Competition


Compare the New 2018 Mazda3 to the 2018 Honda Civic and 2018 Toyota Corolla!


Are you in need of an affordable new car, but don't want to sacrifice having fun behind the wheel? The new 2018 Mazda3 is regarded as one of the best buys on the market, providing you with athletic style and a performance to match it. With the SKYACTIV engine under the hood, drivers get to experience an engaging and responsive experience, while the comfortable cabin and high-tech features are sure to make you feel right at home wherever you go. From bringing joy to your daily commute around Poughkeepsie and Newburgh to taking the scenic route on your next weekend getaway to Arlington, NY and Wappingers Falls, the new 2018 Mazda3 is sure to help you rediscover your love for driving again, and with such an affordable starting price, we're sure that we can create a loan or lease plan that's going to fit your budget with ease. To demonstrate the terrific value and enjoyment that the new 2018 Mazda3 will provide you with, we're going to compare it to the popular compact car competitors, the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, allowing you to see side by side why the new Mazda3 is the ideal fit for you!


2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Honda Civic

  • The new 2018 Mazda3 starts at $18,095 MSRP while the new Honda Civic starts at $18,940 MSRP, allowing you to save money or upgrade to a higher trim level for a comparable price.
  • The Honda Civic offers slightly more standard horsepower than the Mazda3, offering 158-horsepower compared to the 155-horsepower in the Mazda3. However, the Mazda3 offers 150 pounds-foot of torque while the Civic falls short with 138 pounds-foot of torque, allowing the Mazda3 to offer a more responsive acceleration than the Civic.
  • Both vehicles come equipped with a standard infotainment system, but the Mazda3 comes with a standard seven-inch display screen, while the Civic offers a standard five-inch screen.
  • If you like music, the six available speakers on the Mazda3 will make a large difference compared to the four speakers in the Civic.
  • The Mazda3 offers 13.2 gallons of fuel capacity, while the Civic falls short with 12.4 gallons.
  • The Mazda3 comes equipped with standard Smart City Brake Support, which will apply the brakes for you in an emergency situation. The Civic offers comparable features through its Honda Sensing package, but it will cost you more.

2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla

  • You can save money choosing the Mazda3 over the Toyota Corolla, thanks to starting price of just $18,095 MSRP on the Mazda3 and $18,7000 MSRP on the Corolla.
  • Do you want the added versatility of a hatchback option? The Mazda3 is available in both a four-door sedan and five-door hatchback option, while the Corolla is only available in a sedan option.
  • Every Mazda3 model comes equipped with a seven-inch display screen for the MazdaConnect infotainment system. The Corolla falls short with a 6.1-inch display screen for the Entune infotainment system, and a seven-inch screen is available on higher trim levels.
  • Under the hood, the Mazda3 comes equipped with a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 155-horsepower, while the Corolla comes equipped with a standard 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 132-horsepower.
  • Even with a larger engine, the base Mazda3 offers up to 37 mpg on the highway, while the base model Corolla offers up to 36 mpg on the highway.

Test Drive a New 2018 Mazda3 Model Today at Route 9 Mazda in Poughkeepsie, NY!

If you want to learn more about the new 2018 Mazda3 and figure out which model is going to be the best fit for you, we welcome you to join us at Route 9 Mazda in Poughkeepsie, NY and test drive a model of your choice today!


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