2020 Mazda3 Hatchback vs 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback

Although SUVs and crossovers have taken over the roads, sedans still remain a long time favorite of drivers. However, some sedan drivers may be craving the cargo space of a small SUV or crossover. If you are one those drivers, you should highly consider getting a hatchback. These cars combine the cabin size of a sedan with the cargo space of a small SUV. One popular choice is the 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback. This hatchback is powered by a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine and offers 20.1 cubic feet of cargo space.

As the love for hatchback grows, the amount of competition does as well. One competitor of the Mazda3 Hatchback is the 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback. This hatchback is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and offers 25.7 cubic feet of cargo space. If you’re intrigued to see how these two models stack up, keep reading this 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback vs 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback comparison. Our comparison will focus on starting MRP, engine performance, and seating capacity.

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback


2020 Honda Civic Hatchback

$23,700 Starting MSRP $21,750*
186 hp Engine Power 174 hp
186 lb-ft Engine Torque 162 lb-ft
5 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $955.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback i-ACTIVSENSE® Safety Technology

As you can see from the chart above, both models have their advantages over the other model. Starting out, both models can seat up to five passengers. The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback has a lower starting MSRP by about $2,000. On the other hand, the engine in the 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback is more powerful. Another advantage the Mazda3 Hatchback possesses is its i-ACTIVSENSE® safety technology. This suite of safety features help to keep you and your passengers safe. These features include:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Smart Brake Support
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System

Come on down to Fontana Mazda today to take the 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback for a test drive. If you have any questions about this model, don’t hesitate to reach out.

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2020 Mazda3 Hatchback interior driver side door and steering wheel
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