2020 Mazda3 vs 2020 Honda Civic

The new 2020 Mazda3 is a vehicle that lets you drive with confidence, letting you experience luxury craftsmanship at an affordable price! This great vehicle features a variety of exceptional systems, including all-wheel-drive on some trim levels, making it perfect for those that want more out of their luxury model. However, this vehicle is not the only quality model in its segment! The 2020 Honda Civic, while not having the same luxuries, is a strong competitor for the Mazda3.  

That’s what it makes the perfect benchmark to run a comparison against! We’ll be pitting these two models and some of their many features against one another, looking to find you the best deal. Continue reading below to learn more about these models and what they offer you!

2020 Mazda3 


2020 Honda Civic 

Skyactiv®-G 2.5-liter Four-Cylinder 

Base Engine  2.0-liter Four-Cylinder 

186 Horsepower 

Horsepower  158 Horsepower 
186 lb-ft  Torque  138 lb-ft 
26 City / 35 Highway  Fuel Economy (MPG)  25 City / 36 Highway 


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As you can see from the chart above, the new 2020 Mazda3 and the 2020 Honda Civic are both quality models, though the Mazda3 certainly pulls ahead between them! It’s quite a bit stronger than the 2020 Honda Civic, offering far more horsepower and torque due to its better base engine, but lags slightly in highway efficiency due to that power. However, the 2020 Mazda3 is a far more luxurious model than the 2020 Honda Civic, offering a variety of features that more than put it ahead of its competitor! 

These features include an available Bose® 12-speaker premium audio system that delivers amazing audio quality for driver and passenger alike as well as I-Activsense®, a suite of advanced safety features. These safety features allow you to drive with confidence, improving visibility and awareness on the road! 

Overall, the new 2020 Mazda3 just brings more to the table in both standard and available features, giving you a ton more to enjoy than the 2020 Honda Civic! To learn more about this Mazda model, or to take it and others for a test drive, contact our dealership today! 

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