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Honda Civic

2020 Mazda3 Sedan


2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Mazda3

15.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space

13.2 cubic feet
97.9 cubic feet

Passenger Space

92.8 cubic feet
158 hp 1.5L 4-cylinder turbo


186 hp 2.5L 4-cylinder
30 mpg*

City Fuel Economy

26 mpg
38 mpg*

Highway Fuel Economy

35 mpg

The 2020 Honda Civic and 2020 Mazda3 are top choices for Lawrence drivers looking for a stylish sedan that offers a spacious interior, the latest safety features, and fuel-efficient performance. So, which is the better choice for you? This Honda Civic vs. Mazda3 comparison from Rockingham Honda will help you make the right decision.

Honda Civic vs. Mazda3: Interior Dimensions

Chances are, if you’re considering the Civic and Mazda3, you want plenty of room inside to enhance your standard five-passenger sedan experience. Comparing the Honda Civic interior to that of the Mazda3, you’ll find that the Honda sedan offers more space for passengers to ride in comfort, as well as more room in the trunk to carry everything you need when running errands in Methuen. See how the interior dimensions of the Civic vs. Mazda3 match up below.

Honda Civic Sedan LX

  • Front Legroom: 42.3 in.
  • Rear Legroom: 37.4 in.
  • Cargo Space: 15.1 cu ft
  • Passenger Space: 97.9 cu ft

Mazda3 Sedan

  • Front Legroom: 42.3 in.
  • Rear Legroom: 35.1 in.
  • Cargo Space: 13.2 cu ft
  • Passenger Space: 92.8 cu ft

Honda Civic vs. Mazda3: Performance Specs

Haverhill-area drivers want a sedan that can get up to speed on I-93, but delivers the kind of fuel efficiency that can help you save money at the pump. While the Mazda3 has a larger engine, the Civic fuel economy rating helps you get more out of every gallon of gas. See how the base-level performance specs and standard mpg ratings compare for these models.

Honda Civic Sedan LX with CVT transmission

  • 158-hp 1.5L 4-cylinder turbo
  • 30 city mpg/38 hwy mpg*

Mazda3 Sedan with 6-speed automatic transmission

  • 186-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder
  • 26 city mpg/58 hwy mpg

Honda Civic vs. Mazda3: Driver Assistance & Safety Features

Safety is a top priority for many Salem drivers, and with either the Honda Civic or Mazda3, you’ll have access to a variety of safety features. Civic safety is enhanced by Honda Sensing®, which is a suite of advanced driver-assist systems such as Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist System, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Road Departure Mitigation System, and Adaptive Cruise Control. These systems are not available in the Mazda3. Compare some of the additional standard safety features available in both models.

Honda Civic Sedan LX Safety Features

  • Multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • Brake Assist
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control

Mazda3 Sedan Safety Features

  • Rearview camera
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Brake Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System

Test Drive the Honda Civic at Rockingham Honda

Are you leaning more towards the Civic or Mazda3? We think the best way to find out if the Civic is the better choice for you is to schedule a test drive with Rockingham Honda. The Honda Civic has a lot to offer, and with our new vehicle specials, you can get the best possible deal on this popular sedan. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us.

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