2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda3 | NewCars.com

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda3 Review

New 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Hyundai
Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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MSRP*
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$26,500 to $32,950
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$23,700 to $28,900
Invoice* $25,589 to $31,387 $22,665 to $27,636
MPG - City N/A 24 - 26
MPG - Hwy N/A 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In 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 Plug-In Hybrid may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

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 Plug-In Hybrid 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 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid will cost more in transportation costs than the Mazda Mazda3.

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

Drivetrain
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid has much less torque than the Mazda Mazda3, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Mazda Mazda3, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In 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.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda3.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid than that of the Mazda Mazda3.