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2020 Buick Regal Sportback vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda3 Review

New 2020 Buick Regal Sportback

2020 Buick
Regal Sportback

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New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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MSRP*
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$25,370 to $39,070
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$23,700 to $28,900
Invoice* $25,345 to $37,663 $22,665 to $27,636
MPG - City 19 - 22 24 - 26
MPG - Hwy 27 - 32 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Buick Regal Sportback you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mazda Mazda3, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Buick Regal Sportback 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 Buick Regal Sportback and the Mazda Mazda3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Regal Sportback 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 Buick Regal Sportback, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda Mazda3.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Buick Regal Sportback does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda3.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Regal Sportback has a much more powerful engine than the Mazda Mazda3. 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 Buick Regal Sportback and the Mazda Mazda3. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Buick Regal Sportback will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda Mazda3.

Warranty
The Buick Regal Sportback comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda3.