Honda Civic vs. Mazda3
Both at the top of their class, the 2017 Honda Civic and 2017 Mazda3 are two popular vehicles with buyers in the Boca Raton, Greenacres, and Palm Beach areas. The two vehicles offer exceptional affordability, fuel economy, and comfort. And that can make it difficult to choose between the two. But we’re here to help.
Check out this 2017 Honda Civic vs. Mazda3 comparison from the team at your local dealership. Then, schedule a test drive of your favorite vehicle to see for yourself.
2017 Honda Civic vs. Mazda3: Performance Comparison
The Honda Civic and Mazda3 are both popular vehicles, thanks to their style and design. But there’s a substantial difference between the two vehicles when you look under the hood.
The 2017 Honda Civic comes standard powered by a 2.0L I-4 engine that produces up to 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Mazda3 tops out at a power production of just 155 horsepower.
These two vehicles come standard with a manual transmission, which makes them both fun to drive. But you’ll notice a bit of a difference in the efficiency of the two vehicles. This could be due to many factors, one of which is the base curb weight. The Mazda3 weighs 150 pounds more than the Civic, which could be partly to blame.
2017 Mazda3 vs. Honda Civic: Interior Comparison
Both vehicles offer seating for up to five passengers, but you’ll notice quite a difference in interior dimensions as you’re working through a comparison. The 2017 Honda Civic offers up to 97.8 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the Mazda3 tops out at just 96.3 cubic feet.
In terms of spacing, you’ll notice that difference in front-seat headroom and legroom, as well as in second-row legroom and shoulder room. Another place that extra space is going in the Honda Civic compared to the Mazda3 is in the cargo area.
The Civic offers 15.1 cubic feet of trunk volume, while the Mazda3 only offers 12.4 cubic feet of storage space. Whether you’re driving the vehicle alone or with a few friends, storage room is an important feature for everything from your everyday grocery shopping to packing it in for a super fun road trip.
Test Drive the 2017 Honda Civic
The 2017 Honda Civic offers affordability, comfort, convenience, and efficiency. While the Mazda3 might be a tough competitor, few really compare to a Honda in terms of reliability, reputation, and cost. Get a closer look at the 2017 Honda Civic at your local Honda dealership near Greenacres, Palm Beach, and Boca Raton.
Braman Honda of Palm Beach is a full-service Honda dealership with a wide selection of new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles to choose from. Start shopping in our huge online inventory now to get a closer look, then schedule a test drive to find out if the Civic is the right fit for you.