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2013 Honda Civic 2013 Mazda Mazda3 2012 Mini Cooper
     
LX Automatic Sedan
  • LX Manual Coupe
  • LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Coupe
  • LX Automatic Sedan
  • HF Automatic Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe
  • EX Automatic Coupe
  • EX Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan
  • EX Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires
  • Si Manual Sedan
  • Si Manual Sedan with Summer Tires
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires and Navigation
  • Si Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • Natural Gas Automatic Sedan
  • Natural Gas Automatic Sedan with Navigation
4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Touring
  • 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
  • 5dr HB Man Mazdaspeed3 Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Man s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man s Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Grand Touring
2dr Cpe
  • 2dr Cpe
  • 2dr Cpe S
  • 2dr
  • 2dr S
  • 2dr Cpe John Cooper Works
  • 2dr John Cooper Works

Prices

MSRP $18,965 $16,700 $19,500
Invoice $17,633 $16,229 $17,550
Avg. Paid $15,837 $14,255 $15,918

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.4 7.8
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.0 9.0
Performance 7.4 8.8 8.4
Interior 7.3 7.5 6.4
Operating Cost 8.4 8.2 7.8
Safety 9.3 9.2 9.0
Reliability 4.5 3.5 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Excellent gas mileage
  • Sharp steering
  • Attractive cabin
  • High reliability rating
  • Athletic handling
  • Composed ride
  • Great fuel economy with Skyactiv engine
  • Athletic handling
  • Good gas mileage
Cons
  • Less cargo space than rivals
  • Less cargo space than rivals
  • Firm ride
  • Cramped back seat
  • Small cargo hold

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas I4 2.0L/122 Turbocharged Gas I4 1.6L/98
MPG 28 City / 39 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy 29 City / 37 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 105.1 103.9 97.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.4 180.9 146.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.1 66.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 57.9 55.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2815 2866 2535

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.6 94.1 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.9 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.0 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 54.9 50.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 53.7 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.5 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.2 27.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.0 44.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 52.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 24.0
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.5 11.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/122 1.6L/98
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 140 @ 6500 148 @ 6500 121 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 128 @ 4300 135 @ 4500 114 @ 4250
Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Turning diameter 35.4 34.2 35.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 33 37
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5 13.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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