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2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Mazda3

2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Mazda3

2021 Honda Civic


2021 Mazda3

Up to 32*

EPA-Estimated City MPG

Up to 28
Up to 42*

EPA-Estimated Highway MPG

Up to 36
97.8 Cubic Feet

Passenger Space

92.8 Cubic Feet
15.1 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space

13.2 Cubic Feet

Road Departure
Mitigation System (RDM)

Not Available

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

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If you’re deciding between the 2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Mazda3, we’re here to tell you that Honda makes for a smarter sedan investment. Not only does the Civic provide more value thanks to leading technology and features, but it also leads the way when it comes to: 

  • Safety Technology
  • Power and Efficiency
  • Interior Dimensions

Civic vs. Mazda3: Safety Technology

Looking for an extra pair of eyes during every errand and early morning Ventura, CA commute? The Honda Civic protects you and yours with standard innovations that keeps you safe: 

  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Honda LaneWatch™

Civic vs. Mazda3: Power and Efficiency

The Civic and Mazda3 each have two available engines, with a turbocharged option for those looking for extra thrill. Their performance is similarly matched in terms of power and torque, but the biggest difference is found in fuel efficiency. Honda helps you do more with less, eliminating the need for extra trips to the pump.

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway with the Honda Civic 1.5L CVT**
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway with the Mazda3 2.0

Civic vs. Mazda3: Interior Dimensions

Just because you’re choosing a compact sedan doesn’t mean you have to be cramped. Inch for inch, the Civic serves up more headroom, shoulder room, and all-around passenger space than the Mazda3, ensuring you’ll be comfortable during family road trips. 

  • Front Headroom: Up to 39.3 inches in the Honda vs 38.0 in the Mazda3.
  • Front Shoulder Room: Up to 57.0 inches in the Honda vs 55.7 in the Mazda.
  • Passenger Space: Up to 97.8 cubic feet in the Honda vs. 92.8 in the Mazda3.
  • Cargo Space: Up to 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space in the Honda vs. 13.2 in the Mazda3.

Experience the Honda Civic Yourself Today 

With more space and better fuel efficiency, the Honda Civic is a clear winner. Test drive this stunning sedan today at Ocean Honda of Ventura, where we offer a rotating selection of new vehicle specials on our expansive inventory. Have a question? Contact us for more information. 


*Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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