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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
MSRP
$20,500
Invoice
$19,609
Average Price Paid
$18,944
297 listings nationwide

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2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,925
Invoice
$18,830
Average Price Paid
$17,989
701 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
$19,678
Good Price
$18,740
Great Price
$18,203
2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$18,818
Good Price
$17,099
Great Price
$16,117

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...

2021 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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Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2021 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 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
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
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
2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)

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