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2015 Honda Accord vs. 2014 Mazda Mazda3 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda3 than the Honda Accord, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Accord and the Mazda Mazda3 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Honda Accord will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda Mazda3, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord and the Mazda Mazda3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Accord is much wider than the Mazda Mazda3, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Accord, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda Mazda3.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda3.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda3, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord is somewhat more powerful than the Mazda Mazda3.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Mazda Mazda3. The Honda Accord has significantly less cargo room than the Mazda Mazda3, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Honda Accord comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda3.

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2015 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $23,775 - $30,775

2014 Mazda
Mazda3

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MSRP*: $18,945 - $26,495
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.42% As low as 0.96%
City MPG: 18 - 26 27 - 29
Highway MPG: 28 - 35 37 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $21,760 - $28,145 $18,131 - $25,345

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