2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Mazda3

2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Mazda3

2021 Honda Civic


2021 Mazda3

Up to 32*

EPA-Estimated City MPG

Up to 28
Up to 42*

EPA-Estimated Highway MPG

Up to 36
97.8 Cubic Feet

Passenger Space

92.8 Cubic Feet
15.1 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space

13.2 Cubic Feet

10-Speaker Premium Sound System

Not Available

Leather Seating Upholstery

Not Available

The compact sedan segment is ideal for drivers looking to combine the space and comfort of a larger car with exceptional efficiency scores and sporty styling. Compare2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Mazda3 and you’ll quickly notice that the Civic is able to hit every point better than its rival. To see what we mean, simply read on to compare:

  • Efficiency Scores
  • Interior Space
  • Features

Civic vs. Mazda3: Efficiency Scores

The 2021 Honda Civic is already well-known for its exceptional performance. As noted by critics from Car and Driver: “Its smooth ride, responsive steering, and athletic driving dynamics make it a joy to pilot.”

It’s also one of the most efficient models in its segment. Just check out how peak MPG ratings outperform those of the new Mazda3. You’ll make:

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Honda Civic 1.5L CVT.
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Mazda3 2.0.

Civic vs. Mazda3: Interior Space

Take a ride in the 2021 Mazda3 after test driving the 2021 Honda Civic and you’ll be surprised how cramped and confined it feels. Whether you’re packing in luggage for a family vacation or filling all five seats, the Civic’s dimensions noticeably outpace those of the Mazda.

  • Passenger Space: Up to 97.8 cubic feet in the Civic vs. 92.8 in the Mazda3.
  • Cargo Space: Up to 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space in the Civic vs. 13.2 in the Mazda3.

Civic vs. Mazda3: Features

Both the 2021 Honda Civic and the 2021 Mazda3 offer a wide range of features, but there are still plenty of amenities you’ll only find with the Honda. Highlights include:

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • 10-Speaker Premium Sound System
  • Heated Outboard Rear Seats
  • Leather Seating Upholstery

You’ll Find the Latest Honda Civic Available to Test Drive Now from Ocean Honda in Soquel

The Honda Civic is a clear front-runner in the compact sedan segment, and you can start making it yours right away by gettingpre-approved financing from the comfort of your own home. For any further advice or assistance, feel free tocontact us today.


*Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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