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Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

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

Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,270

Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring   
Difference: $205

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,576

Honda Civic Touring   
Difference: $205

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
TrimTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,600 $23,145
Base Invoice $24,701 $22,144
i-ACTIVSENSE Package   1,100
Premium Equipment Package   1,600
Remote start   550
i-ACTIVSENSE Package   946
Premium Equipment Package   1,376
Remote start   440
Options (change) 0 3,250
Options (change) 0 2,762
Destination 875 875
Total Price $27,475 $27,270
Total Invoice $25,576 $25,781

The configured Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan

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 Touring trim is $26,600. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $27,475.

The base sticker price of the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring trim is $23,145. The features would cost an additional $3,250. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $27,270.

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 7. 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

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan

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 Touring trim is $24,701. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $25,576.

The invoice of the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring trim is $22,144. The features would cost an additional $2,762. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $25,781.

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 5. 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 and Invoice: Honda Civic Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $695
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,043
Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
TrimTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine174hp I4184hp I4
TransmissionCVTM6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)450, 10?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/50-17215/45-18
Total Price$27,475$27,270
Adjustments for Features-9000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$26,575$27,270
Total Invoice$25,576$25,781
Adjustments for Features-8380
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,738$25,781

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Features Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20172017
ModelCivicMazda3
TrimTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000 
6-speed manual $150
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Heated steering wheel $100
Universal garage door opener $100
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
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Surround sound $250
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Exterior 
Black grille (optional) $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Boost gauge$75 
Digital instruments $0
Head-up display (HUD) $350
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Road sign information $75
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100 
Total Value of Features$4,600$3,700
Value of Feature Adjustments$900$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-8380

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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 Weight2,850 lb.2,900 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
Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring

i-ACTIVSENSE Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Road sign information75No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Total Requested110079%
Total Not Requested30021%
Premium Equipment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Heated steering wheel100No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
LED tail lights0No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested160078%
Total Not Requested45022%

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