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2010 Mazda MAZDA3

2010 Hyundai Elantra

  2010 Mazda3 2010 Hyundai Elantra
MSRP
$15,345
$14,145
Invoice $14,387 $13,758
MPG
City/Highway
21/33 26/35
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2010 Mazda3 engages drivers like few other compact cars, though a little more room and less noise couldn't hurt. Read Full Review The 2010 Hyundai Elantra remains a perfectly competent and spacious—if slightly boring—sedan, while the Touring wagon gets a more exciting personality. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Expressive exterior style
  • Quality of interior
  • Excellent performance
  • Smooth, quiet engines
  • Luxury features in an economy car

Dislikes:

  • Some options only available with larger engine
  • Unimpressive fuel economy with larger engine
  • Tiny nav screen with driver-only controls

Likes:

  • Backseat legroom of a mid-size sedan
  • Ride quality
  • Cargo space
  • Smooth, responsive powertrains
  • Improved fuel economy

Dislikes:

  • Exterior design is still a snooze
  • Engine too vocal when accelerating
  • Sedan lacks driving excitement
  • Mediocre Bluetooth speakerphone option
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