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2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 vs. 2014 Honda Civic Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda MAZDASPEED3 than the Honda Civic. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, the Mazda MAZDASPEED3 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Honda Civic requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mazda MAZDASPEED3, 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 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Civic. 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 MAZDASPEED3 and the Honda Civic have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda MAZDASPEED3 is a little wider than the Honda Civic, 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 MAZDASPEED3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Civic.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mazda MAZDASPEED3 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Civic.

Handling
The Mazda MAZDASPEED3 has about the same turning radius as the Honda Civic, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda MAZDASPEED3 has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Civic. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda MAZDASPEED3 and the Honda Civic. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mazda MAZDASPEED3 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Honda Civic.

Warranty
The Mazda MAZDASPEED3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic.

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2013 Mazda
MAZDASPEED3

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MSRP*: $24,200
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Civic

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MSRP*: $18,190 - $22,790
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.72%
City MPG: 18 22 - 30
Highway MPG: 25 31 - 39
Engine(s): Inline-4 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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Invoice*: $23,143 $16,915 - $21,174

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