2016 FIAT 500L vs. 2017 Mazda Mazda3 Review

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the FIAT 500L than the Mazda Mazda3. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the FIAT 500L and the Mazda Mazda3 in the front seats.

The Mazda Mazda3 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the FIAT 500L, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the FIAT 500L or the Mazda Mazda3, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the FIAT 500L is much higher than that for the Mazda Mazda3.

The FIAT 500L is a little narrower than the Mazda Mazda3, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The FIAT 500L is slightly shorter than the Mazda Mazda3, which may make it easier to park.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500L transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda3.

The FIAT 500L has a smaller turning radius than the Mazda Mazda3, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500L is somewhat more powerful than the Mazda Mazda3.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the FIAT 500L and the Mazda Mazda3. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the FIAT 500L will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda Mazda3.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the FIAT 500L than that of the Mazda Mazda3.

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2016 FIAT

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MSRP*: $19,495 - $24,795

2017 Mazda

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MSRP*: $19,095 - $23,895
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City MPG: 22 - 25 25 - 28
Highway MPG: 30 - 33 33 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $19,387 - $24,099 $18,275 - $22,862

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.