2023 Hyundai Elantra N vs. 2024 Mazda Mazda3 Review

Picture of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra N

2023 Hyundai
Elantra N

MSRP*: $32,900 to $34,400
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2024 Mazda
Mazda3

MSRP*: $24,170 to $35,450
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MPG - City 20 - 22 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 32 - 37 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 276-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic, Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 276 hp 191 - 227 hp
Exterior Length 184.1 in 183.5 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 70.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 37.6 - 38.0 in
Rear 36.7 - 37.3 in

*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 Hyundai Elantra N than the Mazda Mazda3. The Hyundai Elantra N will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda3.

Convenience
The Mazda Mazda3 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Hyundai Elantra N, 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 Hyundai Elantra N is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda3.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Elantra N is a little wider than the Mazda Mazda3, 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 Hyundai Elantra N takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda3.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra N has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda3, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra N 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.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra N does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda3.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra N and the Mazda Mazda3.