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2024 Mazda Mazda3 vs. 2023 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda Mazda3

2024 Mazda
Mazda3

MSRP*: $24,170 to $35,450
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2023 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

MSRP*: $28,655 to $34,095
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MPG - City 23 - 28 MPG 44 - 51 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 37 MPG 47 - 53 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 208-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 227 hp 208 hp
Exterior Length 183.5 in 192.1 - 192.7 in
Exterior Width 70.7 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 35.1 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 37.6 - 38.0 in
Rear 36.7 - 37.3 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.6 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry Hybrid than the Mazda Mazda3, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Camry Hybrid in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Camry Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mazda Mazda3, due to its tank size and 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mazda Mazda3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda Mazda3 is much slimmer than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda Mazda3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda3 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mazda Mazda3 has less horsepower than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Camry Hybrid.