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2018 Mazda3 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2018 mazda3 5-door vs 2019 toyota corolla hatchback

If you keep up with automotive news at all, you’ve probably heard about the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. It's been hyped by Toyota as an innovative compact car model with a hatchback that is set to bring more space without sacrificing efficiency. But, how does it stack up against its competition? As a matter of fact, the Mazda3 has had a 5-door model for years now! Which compact hatchback car is the superior model?

That's what we’re going to find out in our model comparison page! We're going to pit the latest 2018 Mazda3 5-Door against the new 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback! We're going to compare the fuel economy and interior dimensions of the two models to see which hatchback offers the better balance of space and efficiency. Can the 2019 Corolla Hatchback match the previous success of the 2018 Mazda3? Let’s find out!



2018 Mazda3 5-Door

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

31 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 31 MPG
96 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 85 Cubic Feet
20.2 Cubic Feet Standard Interior Cargo Volume 18.0 Cubic Feet
47.1 Cubic Feet Maximum Interior Cargo Volume 23.3 Cubic Feet

Test Drive the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door at Medlin Mazda in Wilson, North Carolina, Today!

As you can see, there’s a good reason for why the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback has seen so much hype and anticipation for its arrival. Compact car drivers always love the efficiency they get, but also sometimes wish they had some more space, so it makes sense to make a compact a hatchback like Toyota did. But, Mazda did it first with the Mazda3 and as you can see, the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door still holds the edge as the premier compact hatchback.

When it comes to efficiency, the Mazda3 5-Door and Corolla Hatchback are at a dead heat for their combined fuel economy. But, where there’s real separation comes on the inside with interior space. Toyota may rave about the new 2019 Corolla Hatchback’s improved interior space, but it still can’t compete with the Mazda3 5-Door's!

Not only does the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door offer more interior space when it comes to passengers, but its hatchback design offers much more space for cargo. With a full five passengers, the Mazda3 5-Door still offers more space for them and more leftover room for luggage. And, when you need more space, the 2018 Mazda3 can expand much more than the Corolla Hatchback can. whether it’s the standard or maximum amount of space, the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door blows the new Corolla Hatchback out of the water.

Want to learn more about the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Medlin Mazda for more information or to schedule a test drive today!