Mazda MAZDA3 vs Toyota Corolla 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.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,650
Invoice
$19,751
Average Price Paid
$20,635
16 listings nationwide

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2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$20,075
Invoice
$18,971
Average Price Paid
$20,075
17 listings nationwide

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

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$20,660
Good Price
$20,081
Great Price
$19,749
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$21,169
Good Price
$19,757
Great Price
$18,951

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,838
6 listings nationwide

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2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,688
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Mazdas are fun. All of them. Even the SUVs. But until recently, they weren’t particularly fast. The joy in driving a Mazda derived from the expertly tuned ride and handling qualities t...

2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
gregory writes:
Power Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"More horses under the hood"
Handling Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"Its a mustang it just handles better"
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.7:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 in
3.17 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
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 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 34.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 182.3 in
Width 70.7 in 70.1 in
Height 56.9 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • White

Option Packages

  • Preferred Accessory PKG W/All-Weather Liner (TMS)
  • Preferred Accessory Package W/Carpet Mats (TMS)

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