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2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla

red mazda3 vs white toyota corolla

The Mazda3 is the smallest sedan made by the company, but that is certainly not to say that it is anything but exquisite. Those looking for a compact car that can still comfortably fit a family ought to love the Mazda3. What's unique about the Mazda3 is that it is the only Mazda that is available in both a sedan and hatchback body. Driver's with all sorts of needs will be satisfied. Want a little more cargo space? Go with the hatchback! How about a more traditional sports-car-look? The standard sedan is great too.

Technology, performance, and style are abundant all throughout the Mazda3, but how does it stack up against competitors? Specifically, let's put the new Mazda3 up against the Toyota Corolla. We all know that Toyota is a goliath auto manufacturer, so we thought it would make for a formidable matchup with the Mazda3. Keep reading to see what we dug up.

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2018 Mazda3 (base) Vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla (base)
$18,095 Starting MSRP $18,600
155 horsepower, 2.0-liter inline-four Base engine specs 132 horsepower, 1.8-liter, inline-four
Standard In-vehicle assistance service Not available
Available, with voice activation Navigation system Not available

2018 Mazda3 technological features

You read above that the Mazda3 starts at a lower price but also comes with a larger engine. The base model also comes with standard vehicle assistance and available voice-activated navigation, two features that are not available on the 2018 Corolla. Today, we expect technology not only to be with us but to be as advanced as possible. The Mazda comes loaded with technology that makes it every bit as modern as any other car in its class. MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment allows drivers to stay connected with their phone's apps like messaging, music, social media, and more. Bose audio offers an immersive driving experience. Turn on your favorite music and be one with the road. Remote keyless entry with push-button start is just another technological perk that will impress and surprise drivers of the 2018 Mazda3.

If we have piqued your interest, come to Tuttle-Click Mazda and check out the Mazda3 for yourself. We have sedan and hatchback models available. Schedule a test drive online or talk to our sales staff about taking one for a spin. Whatever you decide, we hope to see you soon!


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