2018 Toyota Corolla vs 2018 Mazda Mazda3

We hear all the time how difficult the car-buying process can be for drivers. Even though we live in an age of unlimited information when it comes to vehicle models and brands, there still remains some confusion when it comes to picking the right vehicle. For many, sifting through all that information and whittling down the choices to just one can seem overwhelming! But, don't worry, we're here to help.

We create these model comparison pages so you can see how some of the most popular vehicle models in their segments stack up directly against one another. We find it makes key information clearer and cuts down on confusion. For this comparison, we're going to be looking at the 2018 Toyota Corolla and 2018 Mazda Mazda3, two of the most popular compact cars available today. We'll be looking at both models base trim and their starting MSRP, fuel economy and space for passengers and cargo.

2018 toyota corolla vs 2018 mazda mazda3

2018 Toyota Corolla VS 2018 Mazda Mazda3
$18,550 MSRP $18,095
32 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 31 MPG
98 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 96 Cubic Feet
13.0 Cubic Feet Max Luggage Volume 12.4 Cubic Feet

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It's easy to see why both compact cars are so popular in their segment among drivers when you see their key measurements and specifications. Both offer impressive value when it comes to space and fuel economy along with an affordable starting MSRP. However, when you directly compare the two, it's clear that the 2018 Toyota Corolla holds the edge over its Mazda competitor.

To be sure, the difference between the two is slim, but when you're investing so much money into a new car, don't you want to be sure you're getting the absolute best? The Corolla has just a slight advantage over the Mazda3, but it's those finer details that separate the good from the great. Normally, drivers have to choose between cars that offer great fuel economy and those that offer spacious interiors. This is not so with the 2018 Toyota Corolla, which boasts impressive fuel-efficiency along with plenty of space for both passengers and luggage.

But, the 2018 Toyota Corolla is more than just an efficient and spacious compact car, it's also one of the safest vehicles on the road thanks to its wealth of advanced safety features and technology. Available features include:

  • Standard Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection 
  • Standard Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist 
  • Standard Automatic High Beams 
  • Standard Dynamic Radar Cruise Control 
  • Star Safety System safety technologies 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Toyota Corolla? Contact our staff at Hesser Toyota for more information or to schedule a test drive today!

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front interior of 2018 toyota corolla including steering wheel and infotainment system
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