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2020 Hyundai Elantra GT vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda3 Review

New 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT

2020 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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MSRP*
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$20,650 to $24,600
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$23,700 to $28,900
Invoice* $19,825 to $23,538 $22,665 to $27,636
MPG - City 23 - 25 24 - 26
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** **** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Elantra GT offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mazda Mazda3. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda3, the Hyundai Elantra GT may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Elantra GT as you will with the Mazda Mazda3, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Elantra GT will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mazda Mazda3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra GT and the Mazda Mazda3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Elantra GT is about the same width as the Mazda Mazda3. The Hyundai Elantra GT is slightly shorter than the Mazda Mazda3, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra GT transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda3.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra GT has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mazda Mazda3, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra GT is somewhat more powerful than the Mazda Mazda3.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra GT and the Mazda Mazda3. The Hyundai Elantra GT has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mazda Mazda3.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra GT than that of the Mazda Mazda3.