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 an average car overall compared to others in the same category in spite of its low overall rating because its attributes individually tie against competition.
Specifically, its Horsepower and Car and Driver Overall Rating tie against competitors.
|MSRP||$17,845.00||Good with 4 stars based on 11 ratings|
|MPG||28 city / 37 highway||Average with 2.5 stars based on 10 ratings|
|Horsepower||155 to 184 hp||Good with 4 stars based on 8 ratings|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||13.2 gal||Average with 2.5 stars based on 7 ratings|
|Cargo Volume||12.4cubic feet. Hatchback has 20.2 with seats up and 47.1 with seats folded.||Average with 2.5 stars based on 7 ratings|
|Seating Capacity||5. Front seats are good, back seats not as generous.||Bad with 1.5 stars based on 7 ratings|
|Car and Driver Overall Rating||4.5/5||Bad with 1 stars based on 5 ratings|
|Motor Trend Overall Rating||3.5/5||Bad with 2 stars based on 5 ratings|