Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Corolla than the Mazda Mazda3, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda3, drivers may find the Toyota Corolla a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda3 as you will with the Toyota Corolla, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Mazda Mazda3 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Corolla have similar Destination Charges.
The Mazda Mazda3 is a little wider than the Toyota Corolla, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Mazda Mazda3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Corolla.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla.
The Mazda Mazda3 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda3 is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Corolla.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Corolla. The Mazda Mazda3 has less cargo capacity than the Toyota Corolla, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Mazda Mazda3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Corolla.
Compare the 2014 Mazda Mazda3 and the 2014 Toyota Corolla.
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MSRP*: $16,945 - $25,995
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.31%||As low as 0.02%|
|City MPG:||28 - 29||28 - 30|
|Highway MPG:||39 - 41||37 - 42|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$16,464 - $24,859||$15,876 - $19,722|
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