Compare Mazda Mazda3 vs. Honda Fit

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2014 Mazda Mazda3 2013 Honda Fit
2014 Mazda Mazda3 2013 Honda Fit
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 $17,995 $16,225  
Invoice $17,495 $15,798
Avg. Paid $14,220 $14,145

U.S. News Scores

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

Pros & Cons

  • Sporty handling
  • Great fuel economy
  • Upscale cabin
  • Easy-to-use tech features
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Ample rear legroom
  • Fun to drive
  • Limited trunk space
  • Firm ride
  • Limited feature availability

General Specs

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



Body Style Sedan Hatchback  


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

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional  


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2848 2577  

Tires & Wheels

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


Convenience & Comfort

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


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


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional  


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



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


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

Safety Features

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


Engine & Performance

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


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


Suspension Type - Front Strut Macpherson Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link


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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.