Compare 2022 Hyundai Elantra vs 2021 Mazda MAZDA3

2022 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Mazda MAZDA3
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Limited IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra Limited IVT 31 41 $24,590 $25,600
Elantra N Line DCT 28 36 $24,350 $25,350
Elantra N Line Manual 25 34 $23,294 $24,250
Elantra SE IVT 33 43 $19,269 $19,850
Elantra SEL IVT 31 41 $20,270 $21,100
2021 Mazda MAZDA3
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,590
$19,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,600
$20,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$427 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Hyundai Elantra excites us with its styling and gas mileage, but loses us with interior quality. The 2021 Mazda 3 straddles the mainstream and upscale markets with a quality cabin, power that ranges from pedestrian to plentiful, and available all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 -
Second Hip Room (in)
50.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
107.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
184.1 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.2 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.7 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR17 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P225/45WR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2868 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Sequential MPI -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 -
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.89 -
Trans Type
1 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra -
Body Style
Sedan -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 -
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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  • Finance: From 0.9% APR
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