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2020 Mazda MAZDA3 Hatchback AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
MSRP
$25,100
Invoice
$24,004
Average Price Paid
$23,454
182 listings nationwide

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2014 Mazda MAZDA2
Sport
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Hatchback AWD
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Sport
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,690
2014 Mazda MAZDA2
Sport
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,305
70 listings nationwide
5 GREAT deals
13 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Mazda3, redesigned just last year, is one of the most elegant compact cars on the market, and unlike many others, it’s a lot of fun to drive. For 2020, the Mazda3, available in sed...

2014 Mazda MAZDA2
Sport
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For those embracing, willingly or otherwise, a minimalist lifestyle, Mazda returns its bare-bones Mazda2 5-seat, 5-door compact hatchback to the 2014 small-family-oriented commuter-car...

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

2020 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
30
writes:
Nice, affordable car.
2014 Mazda MAZDA2
Sport
70
writes:
Perfect car. Drove original 2014 almost three years before accident did major damage. Found comparable lowe ...
Power Ranked 2014 Toyota Yaris L worse.
"Throttle response and rpm/gearing, I suppose."
Handling Ranked 2014 Toyota Yaris L worse.
"Toyotas seem designed to have a feel of impreciseness in steering that American drivers tend were more used to in domestic designs. Mazdas are designed to be state of the art for a given year and convey crisp, sure control to a competent driver."
60
writes:
Great little car, inside is roomy, just as comfortable as our GMC Envoy, For a basic commuter this car makes i...
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Fit EX worse.
"The transmission"
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Honda Fit EX worse.
"more fun to drive"

Specs

2020 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
2014 Mazda MAZDA2
Sport
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
29 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
35 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.7 gal 11.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
186 hp @ 6,000 RPM
100 hp @ 6,000 RPM
100 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.07 in x 3.09 in
3.07 in x 3.09 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 33 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.1 cu ft 13.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 967 lbs --
Exterior
Length 175.6 in 155.5 in
Width 70.7 in 66.7 in
Height 56.7 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 98 in

Available Options

2020 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

  • Appearance Package
  • Soul Red Metallic Paint Charge
2014 Mazda MAZDA2
Sport

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Reflex
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Jet Black
  • Liquid Silver Metallic
  • True Red
  • Zeal Red

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