All-Out Duel Round Two: 2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic

All-Out Duel Round Two: 2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic
The all-out duel of 2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic comes to an epic conclusion and a winner is finally crowned. Photo : Pastimers - World's Best & Worst/YouTube

Yesterday, we witnessed the first round of an all-out duel between the 2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic as they duked it out in performance, fuel efficiency and safety rating. Today, the battle continues as we take a look at the other elements that will decide which of the two is more worthy of occupying that space in your garage.

2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic: Cabin Comfort

Needless to say, one of the most important elements buyers check out when looking for a car to buy is how comfortable they and their passengers will be in the cars cabin. Both the 2017 Mazda 3 and 2017 Honda Civic have enough room for five people to fit in. However, it appears that the former does not provide enough room for comfort in the backseat due to the sportiness of the car. If you are looking for a family car, then the 2017 Honda Civic is clearly the best choice but if you seek a car for fun, then the 2017 Mazda 3 would be perfect.

2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic: Technology

Since we are now in the age of technology, it is only proper that our cars are equipped with top of the line features that will make things more convenient. One of the best things about the 2017 Mazda 3 and 2017 Honda Civic is that they are both packed with great features. The 2017 Mazda 3 for instance, has a push-button start along with two USB ports and a rearview camera as standard features. In addition, it also has rain-sensing wipers, active grille shutters and adaptive bi-xenon headlamps.

In comparison, the 2017 Honda Civic also packs a lot of great features but unlike the 2017 Mazda 3, you will not have to pay much to get them. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are some of the most sought tech features in vehicles and they are available in the 2017 Honda Civic along with other features that are similar to the ones found in the 2017 Mazda 3 in some way.

2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic: Price

In terms of base price, the 2017 Mazda 3 is more attractive with a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $17,845. The 2017 Honda Civic on the other hand starts at $18,740. Apparently, there is a catch here as the table turns when you go for the top trims.

2017 Mazda 3 vs 2017 Honda Civic: Epic Battle Conclusion

Similar to the first round, we the consumers are the real winners as these two giant automakers continue to give us vehicle options that provide great customer value. However, a victor still needs to be crowned and while others may not have come to the same conclusion, the 2017 Honda Civic outclasses the 2017 Mazda 3 in more ways than one. Therefore, we are crowing the 2017 Honda Civic as the victor in this all-out battle of sedans.

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