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Compare 2020 Honda Civic vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Mazda MAZDA3

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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Coupe EX CVT N/A N/A $21,923 $23,600
Civic Coupe LX CVT N/A N/A $19,563 $21,050
Civic Coupe Sport CVT N/A N/A $21,044 $22,650
Civic Coupe Sport Manual N/A N/A $20,303 $21,850
Civic Coupe Touring CVT N/A N/A $25,303 $27,250
Civic Hatchback EX CVT 31 40 $22,525 $24,250
Civic Hatchback EX-L CVT 31 40 $23,636 $25,450
Civic Hatchback LX CVT 31 40 $20,211 $21,750
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT 29 35 $21,970 $23,650
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 29 37 $21,229 $22,850
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 29 35 $26,876 $28,950
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring Manual 29 37 $26,136 $28,150
Civic Sedan EX CVT N/A N/A $22,247 $23,950
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT N/A N/A $23,358 $25,150
Civic Sedan LX CVT N/A N/A $19,331 $20,800
Civic Sedan LX Manual 25 36 $18,591 $20,000
Civic Sedan Sport CVT N/A N/A $20,998 $22,600
Civic Sedan Sport Manual N/A N/A $20,257 $21,800
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $25,858 $27,850
Civic Si Coupe Manual 26 36 $23,405 $25,200
Civic Si Coupe Manual w/Summer Tires 26 36 $23,590 $25,400
Civic Si Sedan Manual N/A N/A $23,405 $25,200
Civic Si Sedan Manual w/Summer Tires N/A N/A $23,590 $25,400
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $34,324 $36,995
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ECO DCT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra ECO DCT 33 41 $20,829 $21,600
Elantra Limited IVT 30 40 $22,062 $23,150
Elantra Limited IVT SULEV 30 40 $22,062 $23,150
Elantra SE IVT 30 40 $18,656 $19,300
Elantra SE IVT SULEV 30 40 $18,656 $19,300
Elantra SEL IVT 30 40 $19,365 $20,050
Elantra SEL IVT SULEV 30 40 $19,365 $20,050
Elantra Sport DCT 26 33 $23,118 $24,150
Elantra Value Edition IVT 30 40 $20,215 $20,950
Elantra Value Edition IVT SULEV 30 40 $20,215 $20,950
Elantra GT Automatic 25 32 $19,825 $20,650
Elantra GT N Line Automatic 25 32 $23,538 $24,600
Elantra GT N Line Manual 23 30 $22,504 $23,500
2020 Mazda MAZDA3
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,923
$20,829
$20,565
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,600
$21,600
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$360 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
5.8
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Civic sets the pace among affordable compact cars. The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is a well-equipped value. The Mazda 3 punches above its weight class with an upmarket interior, good handling, and optional all-wheel drive.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
- 33 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
- 41 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
34.5 37.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 55.3 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.6 95.8 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.4 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 35.7 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.5 40.3 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Hip Room (in)
48.1 51.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
177.3 181.9 -
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 56.5 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 61.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 14.4 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 8 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8 -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 14 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 17.4 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA -
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P195/65TR15 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA -
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P195/65TR15 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2897 2857 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1700 156 @ 1400 -
Engine Order Code
NA NA -
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.4 L/83 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 6000 128 @ 5500 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 33 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 36 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 41 -
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NA -
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.81 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 4.12 -
Trans Type
1 7 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 5.10 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.96 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.88 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.26 -
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Sedan -
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Coupe Hyundai Elantra -
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
5.1 4.9 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550 -
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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2020 Honda Civic
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  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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2020 Hyundai Elantra
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  • Rebates: Up to $2,500 stackable cash
  • Finance: 0.0% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $139 for 36 months (SE)
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2020 Mazda MAZDA3
  • 2020 Mazda3 selection still looks great
  • $1,000 rebate for all buyers
  • Lease from $179 for 36 months + free 1st payment
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