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2016 Honda Civic Sedan EX vs 2016 Mazda MAZDA3 4-Door i Touring

Honda Civic vs Mazda3

Quality & Value Analysis

Civic and Mazda3 are both priced competitively, lets see which vehicle is the better value.  Starting with Fuel economy, Mazda3 gets 30mpg city/41mpg highwa*y, Civic gets 31mpg city/41mpg highway.  Civic is slightly more fuel efficient getting a combined fuel economy of 35 against Mazda3's 34.  Both sedans are backed by a 36 month/36,000 mile Basic Warranty and a 60 month/60,000 mile Powertrain Warranty.

Performance & Engineering

Honda and Mazda both have a 2.0-Liter Engine.  Honda Civic has 158 Horsepower @6,500 rpm and 138 Torque @4,200 rpm.  Mazda Mazda3 has 155 Horsepower @6,000 rpm and 150 Torque @4,000 rpm.  Mazda3 has a 13.2 Gallon fuel capacity, Civic has a 12.4 Gallon fuel capacity.  Both Sedans have Front and Rear Disc Brakes and Hill Start Assist.  Civic's turning diameter is 35.7, Mazda3's turning diameter is 34.8.

Honda Civic vs Mazda3

Safety & Security

Mazda3 and Honda Civic have plenty of standard safety features.  They include Driver, Front Passenger, Front Side, and Side Curtain Airbags, Second Row Head Restraints, Vehicle Stability Control System, ABS Brakes, Brake Assist, Tire Pressure Monitor, Child Proof Rear Door Locks, and Front Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor.

Comfort & Convenience

Honda Civic and Mazda3 both have a few standard interior features including Air Conditioning, Voice Activated Controls for Audio and Bluetooth, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Trunk Lock/Unlock, Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls for Audio and Cruise Control, Map Lights, Rearview Camera, Tilt/Telescopic/Adjustable Steering Column, Cargo Area Light, Driver's Side Vanity Mirror, Illuminated Vanity Mirror, Front Power Outlet, Rear Window Defroster, Remote Trunk Release, Floor Mats, Delayed Power Retention, Multi-function Remote, and Exterior Temperature Gauge.  Honda Civic also has Automatic Climate Control as a standard feature, it is optional on Mazda3.

Mazda3 and Honda Civic have Front Adjustable Seat Height, Front Bucket Seats, and Fold-down Rear Seats.  The also have AM/FM Stereo.  Storage Features of both small sedans include Beverage Holders, Console Storage, Door Pocket Storage, and Seatback Storage.  Standard Exterior Features of Honda Civic and Mazda3 are Power Moonroof, Keyless Entry, Vehicle Theft Deterrent System, Folding Side Mirrors, Power Side Mirrors, Heated Exterior Mirrors, Tinted Glass, Automatic Headlights, Alloy Wheels, 16-inch Wheel Dimensions, and All-Season Tires.

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*27 city/40 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 6MT model. 31 city/41 highway/35 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT models. 31 city/42 highway/35 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring CVT models. Based on 2016 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.