Compare Hyundai Veloster vs. Mazda Mazda3 vs. Honda Fit

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2013 Hyundai Veloster 2014 Mazda Mazda3 2013 Honda Fit
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3dr Cpe Man w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man w/Gray Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man w/Red Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto w/Gray Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto w/Red Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man RE:MIX
  • 3dr Cpe Auto RE:MIX
  • 3dr Cpe Man Turbo w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man Turbo w/Blue Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto Turbo w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto Turbo w/Blue Int
4dr Sdn Auto i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Sport
  • 5dr HB Man i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto i Sport
  • 5dr HB Man i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man i Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto i Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Grand Touring
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation


MSRP $17,600 $17,995 $16,225
Invoice $16,983 $17,495 $15,798
Avg. Paid $15,760 $14,220 $14,145

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.2 8.6 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.4 9.6 9.1
Performance 6.8 9.3 8.1
Interior 7.6 7.6 8.7
Cost to Own 9.4 9.2 9.3
Safety 8.4 9.7 8.3
Reliability 2.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

  • Attractive cabin
  • Good fuel economy
  • Sporty handling
  • Great fuel economy
  • Upscale cabin
  • Easy-to-use tech features
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Ample rear legroom
  • Fun to drive
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Base model’s sluggish acceleration
  • Limited trunk space
  • Firm ride
  • Limited feature availability

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.6L/97 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Gas I4 1.5L/91
MPG 27 City / 37 Hwy 30 City / 41 Hwy 28 City / 35 Hwy



Body Style Coupe Sedan Hatchback


Wheelbase(in) 104.300 106.3 98.4
Length, Overall (in) 166.100 180.3 161.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.500 70.7 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.100 57.3 60.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 2848 2577

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 89.800 96.3 90.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.000 38.6 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.900 42.2 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.600 57.2 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.200 55.5 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 35.300 37.6 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.700 35.8 34.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.000 54.4 51.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.600 53.5 51.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.500 12.4


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard


Cloth Seats Standard Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.0 L/122 1.5L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 6300 155 @ 6000 117 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 123 @ 4850 150 @ 4000 106 @ 4800
Transmission Manual Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 34.120 34.8 34.4


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 41 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.200 13.2 10.6


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut Macpherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link


Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard

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