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Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $23,015

Honda Civic EX   
Difference: $3,115

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
TrimEXGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $21,140 $23,145
Honda Sensing 1,000  
i-ACTIVSENSE Package   1,100
6-speed shiftable automatic   1,050
Honda Sensing 926  
i-ACTIVSENSE Package   0
6-speed shiftable automatic   1,002
Options (change) 1,000 2,150
Options (change) 926 1,002
Destination 875 835
Total Price $23,015 $26,130

The configured Honda Civic 4dr Sedan has a 158-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan has a 184-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Civic EX trim is $21,140. The features would cost an additional $1,000. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $23,015.

The base sticker price of the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring trim is $23,145. The features would cost an additional $2,150. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $26,130.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Civic trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda3 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Civic 4dr Sedan has a 158-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan has a 184-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Civic EX trim is $19,646. The features would cost an additional $926. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $21,447.

The invoice of the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring trim is $0. The features would cost an additional $1,002. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $1,837.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Civic trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda3 trims is ,. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3

Lowest Adjusted Price: Honda Civic EX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $715
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $19,779
Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
TrimEXGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine158hp I4184hp I4
TransmissionCVTT6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)31/40 MPG27/36 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 8?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-16215/45-18
Total Price$23,015$26,130
Adjustments for Features0-2,400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$23,015$23,730

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Features Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
TrimEXGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300 
Blind spot warning system $200
Following distance indicator $25
G-vectoring control $50
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Rollover sensor$50 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Aux input $50
Dual-zone climate control $125
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Surround sound $250
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Exterior 
Black grille (optional) $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50
Rear spoiler $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Digital instruments $0
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Road sign information $75
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated front seats $200
Leather seating surfaces $900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Total Value of Features$3,075$5,475
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,400
Value of Feature Adjustments0-169

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in106.3 in
Length182.3 in180.3 in
Width70.8 in70.7 in
Height55.7 in57.3 in
Curb Weight2,751 lb.3,046 lb.
Fuel Capacity12.4 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in38.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.7 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in54.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room47.3 in53.5 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume15.1 ft312.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Honda Civic EX

Honda Sensing
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Total Requested155074%
Total Not Requested55026%

Option Package Details
Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring

i-ACTIVSENSE Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Road sign information75No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested110079%
Total Not Requested30021%

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