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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring
MSRP
$23,145
Invoice
$22,144
Average Price Paid
$22,041
2,104 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
MSRP
$27,800
Invoice
$25,576
Average Price Paid
$24,931
383 listings nationwide

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

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring
Fair Price
$22,424
Good Price
$21,479
Great Price
$20,938
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
Fair Price
$26,128
Good Price
$23,747
Great Price
$22,386

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,848
24 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,690
21 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Mazda3 has always stood out among compact vehicles. While competitors were focused on efficiency and maximum space, Mazda’s little compact was more about driving dynamics and good ...

2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

You know that parent trying to be the awkward “Cool Dad”? He tries to force the issue that he's still “hip” or “with it,” but really his primary job is to provide for his family. Toyot...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

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

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring
10
writes:
Liked this car the best in its class. Better than Sentra, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and others.
Power Ranked 2017 Nissan Sentra S worse.
"Looks better--cool design-"
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Nissan Sentra S better.
"Did not compare."
writes:
After test driving a used 2014 GT HB I leased a 2018 GT HB
Handling Ranked 2014 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback worse.
"Again the refinements "
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback worse.
"Basically the same look overall, the 2018 is more refined!"
Value Ranked 2014 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback worse.
"Overall quality has improved and the safety features take it to the next level."
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback worse.
"better value"
writes:
Handling Ranked 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT worse.
"No blind spots"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT worse.
"Both were nice, Mazda felt like it was a better fit"
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
writes:
not classy looking
Power Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T R-Line FWD better.
"better in traffic driving feel with a 6spd transmission"
Value Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T R-Line FWD better.
"msrp was lower with good discounts"
30
writes:
I love the feel of the new Camry behind the wheel. feels like a luxury vehicle compared to my Honda civic.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Honda Civic Si better.
"definitely more room in the trunk which is great if you have a family and your kids play sports or if you like taking road trips. but i would rather take a long road trip in the camry. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Honda Civic Si worse.
"feels like a lot more upgrades are available on the Camry thats not available on the civic"
20
writes:
Beautiful car

Specs

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
27 MPG
51 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
36 MPG
53 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
184 hp @ 5,700 RPM
184 hp @ 5,700 RPM
--
Torque
185 lb-ft @ 3,250 RPM
185 lb-ft @ 3,250 RPM
--
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
14:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.44 in x 4.07 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 35.8 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 925 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.3 in 192.1 in
Width 70.7 in 72.4 in
Height 57.3 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2018 Mazda MAZDA3
Grand Touring

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Metallic
  • Titanium Flash Mica

Option Packages

  • Premium Equipment Package
  • Appearance Package
  • Mazda Mobile Start
  • Premium Equipment Package
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Crush Metallic
  • Brown Stone
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Galactic Aqua Mica
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film Hood and Door Package
  • Audio Package
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Sunroof Package

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