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2020 Mazda Mazda3 vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2021 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$23,700 to $28,900
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$20,465 to $24,515
Invoice* $22,665 to $27,636 $18,948 to $22,699
MPG - City 24 - 26 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 37 - 41
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** ***** 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda3 than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Corolla Hatchback 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). The Mazda Mazda3 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mazda Mazda3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Dimensions
The Mazda Mazda3 is about the same width as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mazda Mazda3, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda3 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda3 is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

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

Warranty
The Mazda Mazda3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.