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2020 Mazda Mazda3 vs. 2020 Toyota Camry Review

New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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New 2020 Toyota Camry

2020 Toyota
Camry

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MSRP*
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$21,500 to $27,900
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$24,425 to $35,130
Invoice* $20,565 to $26,679 $22,349 to $31,969
MPG - City 25 - 27 22 - 29
MPG - Hwy 33 - 36 31 - 41
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry than the Mazda Mazda3, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Camry in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Camry you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mazda Mazda3, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Based on MSRP, the Mazda Mazda3 is clearly a better financial choice over the Toyota Camry. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mazda Mazda3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Camry.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda Mazda3 is much slimmer than the Toyota Camry, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mazda Mazda3 is slightly shorter than the Toyota Camry, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Camry do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
The Mazda Mazda3 has less horsepower than the Toyota Camry, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda3 and the Toyota Camry. The Mazda Mazda3 has less cargo capacity than the Toyota Camry, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mazda Mazda3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Camry.