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2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport vs 2017 Audi A3

2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport

2017 Audi A3 Sedan

Vehicle Comparison


2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport


2017 Audi A3 Sedan

Hwy/City MPG

2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport


2017 Audi A3 Sedan

Turning Diameter (ft.)

2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport


2017 Audi A3 Sedan

Front/Rear Headroom (in.)

2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport


2017 Audi A3 Sedan

Research The 2017 Mazda3 in Syracuse

2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport vs 2017 Audi A3 Sedan

Small sedans have the fuel efficiency for daily commutes and the maneuverability to negotiate urban traffic. And they often contain enough luxuries to make weekend drives a pleasure. Nearly all auto manufacturers have offerings in this category, such as the 2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport and the 2017 Audi A3 Sedan. Looking at the key features of these cars together can reveal one as a better drive for you.

Advantages of the 2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport

Which is more cost effective?

If budget stands out as a major factor in your car-buying decision, then the 2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport is a better buy with a starting MSRP of $17,845. Compare this with starting at $31,200 to get in the door of the 2017 Audi A3 Sedan. The savings also extends to the fuel pump. The 2017 Mazda3 4-Door Sport passes gas stations more often with an EPA-estimated 37 MPG on the highway and 28 MPG in the city using the front-wheel drive and the 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and Sport mode. The competition only produces 35 highway MPG and 26 city MPG.

Who has the performance you want?

With a turning diameter of only 34.8 feet, the 2017 Mazda3 4-door Sport runs tighter circles than its counterpart, which requires 36.1 feet. Another performance plus from Mazda includes the 2.0-liter four-cylinder with SKYACTIV®-G technology, Double Overhead Cams, and Variable Valve Timing. The result is 155 horsepower at 6,000 RPM and 150 lb.-ft. at 4,000 RPM with the help of Advanced Direct Injection.

Is having space relevant?

Inside the roomy cabin, the 2017 Mazda3 4-door Sport grants its riders 38.6 inches of front headroom and 37.6 in. for the rear versus the 36.5 and 36.1 in. respectively for the other sedan. Passengers get a total volume of 96.3 cubic feet with an extra 12.4 cu. ft. for cargo. Keeping everybody comfortable is air conditioning with a pollen filter. Entertainment comes through the six speakers of the MAZDA CONNECTTM Infotainment System, which includes a seven-inch full-color touch screen for control.

Each vehicle has its style, which may be what drives you to buy, so after considering price and performance, you need to take a test drive to make an informed decision. Do your research, then come into Romano Mazda and test drive the 2017 Mazda3 4-door Sport today.

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