Compare 2019 Honda Civic vs 2019 Mazda MAZDA3

2019 Honda Civic
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EX-L Navi CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $24,377 $26,250
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 32 42 $21,831 $23,500
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,942 $24,700
Civic Sedan LX CVT 30 38 $18,915 $20,350
Civic Sedan Sport CVT 29 37 $20,488 $22,050
Civic Sedan Sport Manual 25 36 $19,748 $21,250
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $25,441 $27,400
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $33,681 $36,300
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AWD Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda3 Hatchback AWD Automatic 24 32 $23,908 $25,000
Mazda3 Hatchback AWD Automatic w/Preferred Pkg 24 32 $25,437 $26,600
Mazda3 Hatchback AWD Automatic w/Premium Pkg 24 32 $27,636 $28,900
Mazda3 Hatchback FWD Automatic 26 35 $22,570 $23,600
Mazda3 Hatchback FWD Automatic w/Preferred Pkg 26 35 $24,098 $25,200
Mazda3 Hatchback FWD Automatic w/Premium Pkg 26 35 $26,298 $27,500
Mazda3 Hatchback FWD Manual w/Premium Pkg 25 35 $26,298 $27,500
Mazda3 Sedan AWD w/Preferred Pkg 25 33 $24,481 $25,600
Mazda3 Sedan AWD w/Premium Pkg 25 33 $26,679 $27,900
Mazda3 Sedan AWD w/Select Pkg 25 33 $22,952 $24,000
Mazda3 Sedan FWD 26 35 $20,086 $21,000
Mazda3 Sedan FWD w/Preferred Pkg 26 35 $23,143 $24,200
Mazda3 Sedan FWD w/Premium Pkg 27 36 $25,342 $26,500
Mazda3 Sedan FWD w/Select Pkg 26 35 $21,614 $22,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,377
$23,908
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,250
$25,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$417 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Safety upgrades this year make the 2019 Honda Civic as compelling as ever. The 2019 Mazda 3 keeps the zoom, but all-wheel-drive practicality and a vastly upgraded interior make it much more than that.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.8 92.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.8 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 107.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 61.7
Length, Overall (in)
177.9 175.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.2 47.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
25.7 20.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 12.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P215/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P215/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2976 3255
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1700 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 6000 186 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 32
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.63
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 3.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.35
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.02
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Hatchback Mazda Mazda3 Hatchback
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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2019 Honda Civic
  • 2020 Civic is in showrooms
  • Up to $750 off (2019)
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 mo. (2019)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR (2019, select states)
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2019 Mazda MAZDA3
  • 2019 Mazda3 in good supply; 2020s arriving
  • $750 loyalty bonus available
  • Lease from $179 for 36 months
  • 0.9% APR for 60 months + no payment for 90 days
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