Mazda Mazda3

2017 Mazda Mazda3

Rating Summary

The 2017 Mazda Mazda3 is currently rated #10 out of 17 overall in its category, beaten by the 2017 Subaru Impreza Sport for Compact Cars.

It's a good car overall compared to others in the same category and beats more than half of its competition along the way.

Its Horsepower and MSRP win versus competitors, but its Car and Driver Overall Rating loses against the competition.

Competitors

Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Kia Soul?

The Mazda3 costs $1,745.00 more than the Soul. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Chevrolet Bolt?

The Mazda3 costs $18,775.00 less than the Bolt. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Honda Civic Sedan?

The Mazda3 costs $895.00 less than the Civic Sedan. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Toyota Prius?

The Mazda3 costs $5,630.00 less than the Prius. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Volkswagen Golf GTI?

The Mazda3 costs $7,150.00 less than the Golf GTI. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Chevrolet Volt?

The Mazda3 costs $15,375.00 less than the Volt. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Hyundai Elantra?

The Mazda3 costs $695.00 more than the Elantra. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Volkswagen Golf?

The Mazda3 costs $2,050.00 less than the Golf. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Chevrolet Cruze?

The Mazda3 costs $870.00 more than the Cruze. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Honda Civic Coupe?

The Mazda3 costs $1,305.00 less than the Civic Coupe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Honda Civic Hatchback?

The Mazda3 costs $1,855.00 less than the Civic Hatchback. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Honda Civic Si Coupe?

The Mazda3 costs $6,055.00 less than the Civic Si Coupe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Honda Civic Si Sedan?

The Mazda3 costs $6,055.00 less than the Civic Si Sedan. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Toyota Corolla SE?

The Mazda3 costs $2,600.00 less than the Corolla SE. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Hyundai Veloster Turbo?

The Mazda3 costs $4,755.00 less than the Veloster Turbo. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Mazda Mazda3 or Subaru Impreza Sport?

The Mazda3 costs $17,845.00 more than the Impreza Sport. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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2017 Mazda Mazda3 Details

Is This Car Good?
Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Horsepower

Worst Attribute
Car and Driver Overall Rating

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$17,845.00Good with 4 stars based on 11 ratings
MPG28 city / 37 highwayAverage with 2.5 stars based on 10 ratings
Horsepower155 to 184 hpGood with 4 stars based on 8 ratings
Fuel Tank Capacity13.2 galAverage with 2.5 stars based on 7 ratings
Cargo Volume12.4cubic feet. Hatchback has 20.2 with seats up and 47.1 with seats folded.Average with 2.5 stars based on 7 ratings
Seating Capacity5. Front seats are good, back seats not as generous.Bad with 1.5 stars based on 7 ratings
Car and Driver Overall Rating4.5/5Bad with 1.5 stars based on 4 ratings
Motor Trend Overall Rating3.5/5Bad with 2 stars based on 5 ratings