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2022 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2021 Mazda Mazda3 Review

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2022 Hyundai
Ioniq Hybrid

MSRP*: $23,600 to $31,600
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2021 Mazda
Mazda3

MSRP*: $22,650 to $33,900
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MPG - City 54 - 58 MPG 23 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 57 - 60 MPG 31 - 34 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 47.1 ft3
Engine 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid) Inline-4
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 139 hp 186 - 227 hp
Exterior Length 176.0 in 175.6 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 70.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 37.5 - 38.0 in
Rear 36.5 - 37.2 in
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mazda Mazda3. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda3, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 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 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda3.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 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 Ioniq Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda3.

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 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 Ioniq Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Mazda Mazda3. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 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 Ioniq Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda3.