2017 Mazda3 vs 2017 Honda Civic

If you are looking for a new vehicle, a sedan is a great choice because of its classic styling, enclosed trunk (perfect for storing valuables or hiding gifts during the holiday season), and amazing fuel efficiency. And when you choose a sedan like the 2017 Mazda3, you will enjoy affordable pricing and a lot of bang for your buck without completely depleting your savings account. The 2017 Mazda3 is a compact sedan and is a member of a competitive market. One vehicle that many shoppers also consider is the 2017 Honda Civic. Let us present a comparison between these two models so that you can decide which one is right for you.

2017 Mazda3 vs 2017 Honda Civic


MSRP $18,740
235 to 276 Horsepower 280
SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT Engine Options 4-cylinder 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder
155     Horsepower    
12.4 cubic feet, plus collapsing rear seats for additional spac Trunk Volume 14.7 to 15.1 cubic feet, plus collapsing rear seats for additional space

2017 Mazda3 Engine Specs

Under the hood of the 2017 Mazda3 is a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder engine with VVT. The SKYACTIV® technology was specially designed by Mazda to deliver the most power while remaining as efficient as possible. The 2017 Mazda3 has a 155 horsepower / 150 lb.-ft. torque power output, which allows for a quick acceleration and a thrilling ride.

When paired with the SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport mode (a SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed overdrive manual transmission is also available), the 2017 Mazda3 is able to attain an estimated 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Thanks to a 13.2-gallon fuel tank, the 2017 Mazda3 can cover as much as 488.4 highway miles.

If you have any questions about our 2017 Mazda3 vs 2017 Honda Civic comparison, please contact us or stop by our dealership and chat with our sales team.