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2021 Mazda MAZDA3 2.0 Sedan FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
MSRP
$29,800
Invoice
$28,136
Average Price Paid
$27,546
313 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
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2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,776
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,704
28 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

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

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
10
Britny writes:
Could not comfortably sit in passenger seat with a care seat behind. 30k for a new one over priced without any...
Power Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Acceleration is much quicker. Power stays consistent and price doesn’t change much for turbo option. "
Handling Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Very fight and smooth "
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Sleek and classy with some sport edge to it"
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Premium leather, 3 memory settings, memory seat heaters in the Volvo "
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
" Can easily fit a convertible car seat, teenager and middle school child without loosing your trunk space and the car is still compact (no boats here) "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Trunk space is utilized better "
Family Car Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Interior space is well chosen without giving up exterior looks or function "
Value Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Premier fully loaded with all options in Volvo for sale price as (lower class) Mazda. Why would I pay more money for a ‘cheaper’ car??"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"More bang for the buck by far! "
30
GuruP9PY5 writes:
I bought the Mazda

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
250 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
--
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 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 -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 14.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 970 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 192.7 in
Width 70.7 in 82.3 in
Height 56.9 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint Charge
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint Charge

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