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2021 Honda Civic Sedan vs. 2021 Mazda3 Sedan

The competition among compact sedans like the Honda Civic and the rest of its contemporary rivals is as fierce as ever. Our manufacturing partner has continually updated the Civic platform to handle many, many miles of daily commuting while also allowing most owners access to the latest connectivity technology. A comparison between the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan vs. 2021 Mazda3 Sedan will help Meridian Honda customers to make a more informed decision about their next vehicle purchase. Honda offers the 2021 Civic Sedan in five trim grades, LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring. The base LX trim makes more power than the corresponding Mazda3 engine while also recording higher fuel economy scores*. Meridian Honda customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan today by calling, 601-693-4651.

Customers interested in the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan will have two engine options to consider, depending on which of the five trim grades they choose to take home. The LX and Sport models will use a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission. It will make 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque. People choosing the entry-level version of the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan will have a very similar engine under the hood, but it is turbocharged. It will produce 155 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque. The rest of the 2021 Civic Sedan lineup will have a turbocharged 1.5-liter, inline four-cylinder engine that will make 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. All 2021 Civic Sedan models will be able to record better fuel-economy scores than the Mazda3.


2021 Civic Sedan LX, 2WD Vs. 2021 Mazda3 Sedan
2.0-L, 4-Cyl. Base Engine 1.6-L, 4-Cyl.
158/139 Horsepower/Torque 120/112
30/38* Fuel Economy 28/36
15.1 cu.-ft. Trunk Space 13.7 cu.-ft.


Connectivity Technology

Meridian Honda customers who want to use the latest connectivity technology Honda has to offer will need to choose the Sport trim or higher. These versions of the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan will have a 7-inch touchscreen installed that will control the automaker’s smartphone-compatible infotainment system. Drivers and passengers will be able to connect their compatible devices to both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan offers a similar set of equipment.

*Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

A photo of the front seats in the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan.
A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan.

A photo of the touchscreen equipped in the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan.
A photo of the trunk space in the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan.