2016 Toyota Corolla vs. 2016 Mazda3

October 11th, 2016 by

2016 Toyota Corolla Mazda3 Manassas
The 2016 Toyota Corolla and the 2016 Mazda3 are getting a tremendous amount of attention. These vehicles have much to offer. While there are some similarities, each is unique. To make the buying process easier, the following information will help you better understand how these two cars differ.

2016 Toyota Corolla vs. 2016 Mazda3 Comparisons

  • Affordability – The Toyota Corolla boasts 12 trims. On the low end, the L manual costs around $17,500*. The upper trim, S Premium, is about $23,000*. For the Mazda3, there are two body styles. The price of the base model sedan is around $17,800* while the base model hatchback is $18,500*.
  • Comfort – Because the 2016 Toyota Corolla offers more head and legroom in the front and back seat, the driver and passengers tend to be more comfortable.
  • Fuel Efficiency – The 2016 Corolla averages 42 miles per gallon** for highway driving while the Mazda3 only gets around 40**.
  • Dimensions – Typically, you will find it easier to enter and exit the Toyota Corolla because it is wider. The vehicles require about the same amount of parking space.
  • Engine Power – The 2016 Mazda3 has two engine options. The first is a 155 horsepower 2-liter 4-cylinder and the other is a 185-horsepower 2.5-liter 4 cylinder. The Toyota Corolla has a 132-horsepower 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine. The base L models come with a 6-speed manual or 4-speed automatic while the LE and LE Eco have a CVT. For the top S models, you can choose a CVT or 6-speed manual transmission.
  • Utility – If you need a vehicle that has ample cargo space, the Toyota Corolla is the better option.
  • Warranty – The 2016 Toyota Corolla and 2016 Mazda3 have virtually the same warranty.

Although these vehicles are comparable, the Toyota Corolla has advantages in passenger room, fuel efficiency, and cargo space. If you are in the market for a new car and would like to see a 2016 Toyota Corolla, we invite you to visit us at Miller Toyota. Serving Manassas, Virginia, and the surrounding area, our number one priority is customer satisfaction.

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*MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excludes tax, license, registration, and options. A delivery, processing, and handling fee may be charged separately. Dealer prices may vary.

**Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.