Mazda MAZDA3 vs Honda Civic Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
MSRP
$25,000
Invoice
$23,908
Average Price Paid
$23,371
762 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,500
Invoice
$21,831
Average Price Paid
$21,092
4,524 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
Fair Price
$23,884
Good Price
$22,553
Great Price
$21,792
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,026
Good Price
$20,416
Great Price
$19,496

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,227
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,838
47 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
3 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

The compact-car market has come a long way from the days of the dreaded “economy car.” And yet many new compact cars, such as the Honda Civic or Toyota's new 2020 Corolla, still fit a ...

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

The tenth-generation Civic has been out since 2016, and for 2019, Honda makes only minor tweaks to this compact car's winning formula of style, value, and performance. Lots of cars are...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Si FWD worse.
"Cleaner design, does not have ugly Honda chrome bar and the huge fake vents that only Honda designers seem to love."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Si FWD worse.
"It just looks so much better both exterior and interior wise."
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
20
writes:
Clean, sporty, hi tech, well built. Young persons vehicle tho...
writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Sport FWD better.
"The 2.0T is noticeably more powerful, although the 1.5T in the civic is definitely adequate. I much prefer the 10-speed auto in the 2-liter accord vs the CVT in the 1.5-liter accords and civic."
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Mazda MAZDA3 better.
"Cleaner design, does not have ugly Honda chrome bar and the huge fake vents that only Honda designers seem to love."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Mazda MAZDA3 better.
"It just looks so much better both exterior and interior wise."

Specs

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.7 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
186 hp @ 6,000 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.1 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Exterior
Length 175.6 in 182.3 in
Width 70.7 in 70.8 in
Height 56.7 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD

Exterior Colors

  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soul Red Metallic Paint Charge
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red

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