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2018 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2018 Mazda3 4-Door

Driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Honda Civic Sedan on the left "vs" passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Mazda3 4-Door

When you are searching for a new sedan you want it to have an attractive exterior and a powerful and efficient engine under the hood. The 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door not only deliver an eye-catching exterior design and a responsive drivetrain but also provide advanced safety and technology equipment too. Choosing between the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Mazda3 4-Doors is a difficult decision and that is why we have highlighted their key similarities and differences for you right here.

2018 Honda Civic


2018 Mazda3 4-Door

2.0L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
28 MPG City/ 40 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 27 MPG City/ 37 MPG HWY
15.1 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 12.4 Cubic Feet
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Compare the 2018 Civic Sedan & the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door

As you can see from the chart above the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan has a more efficient standard engine and also supplies more standard cargo space than the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door. Both the 2018 Honda Civic and the 2018 Mazda3 offer an upgrade from their standard drivetrain, the 2018 Civic Sedan offers a 1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder engine and the 2018 Mazda3 makes a 2.5L 4-Cylinder available. The 1.5L Turbo engine of the Civic Sedan pairs with the standard 6-Speed Manual Transmission to average EPA estimates of 31 MPG City*/ 42 MPG HWY*, the Mazda3’s 2.5L 4-Cylinder only achieves EPA estimates of 25 MPG City/ 34 MPG HWY.

Both the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door have seating for five people but the Honda Civic Sedan has 97.8 cubic feet of standard passenger volume and the Mazda3 4-Door only has 96.3 cubic feet. The 2018 Honda Civic Sedan also provides more standard front and rear legroom than the 2018 Mazda3 does. With a more efficient standard and available drivetrain and more overall interior space, the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan is the winner over the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door. Experience everything that the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan has to offer first-hand when you take it for a test drive today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC.