The 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback brings a promise of powerful performance, i-ACTIV AWD®, reliable safety elements, and supreme comfort features. Before you decide to purchase the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback, you might want to learn how it measures up against the competition. At Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA, we provide you with a comparison guide of the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback vs 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback.
The 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback is available in six trims: 2.5S Hatchback, Select, Preferred, Premium, 2.5 Turbo, and 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus. The 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback is available in four trims: LX, Sport, EX, and Sport Touring. For a fair comparison, we have equated the base trims of both models, i.e., the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback 2.5S vs 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback LX.
2021 Mazda3 Hatchback
2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
||1.5-liter Turbo-charged in-line 4-cylinder|
||Engine Horsepower (hp) / Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)||174/162|
||Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
As seen in the table above, the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback has an upper hand in terms of engine performance, compression ratio, and fuel tank capacity. In terms of passive safety features, both models feature advanced dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags and side-impact air curtains, knee airbags, 3-point seat belts for all seating positions, and front safety-belt pretensioners with force limiters. However, the Mazda3 Hatchback has whiplash-reducing front seat headrests and keyless remote panic button, which aren’t available on the Honda Civic Hatchback.
Concerning infotainment, the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback comes with an 8-speaker audio system with Mazda Harmonic Acoustics, while the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback has a 160-watt audio system with 4 speakers. Further, integration with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ is a standard feature on the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback, while it is an available feature on higher trims of the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback.
Based on the comparison, with regard to safety and infotainment too, the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback has an edge. If you’re interested in learning more about the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback, schedule a test drive at Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA, today!