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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda3 Review

New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $25,400
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$23,700 to $28,900
Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $22,665 to $27,636
MPG - City 26 24 - 26
MPG - Hwy 36 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda3 than the Honda Civic Si, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si, drivers may find the Mazda Mazda3 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic Si as you will with the Mazda Mazda3, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Civic Si will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Civic Si and the Mazda Mazda3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic Si is about the same width as the Mazda Mazda3. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic Si takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda3.

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

Handling
The Honda Civic Si 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 Civic Si 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 Civic Si and the Mazda Mazda3. The Honda Civic Si 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 Civic Si comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda3.