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2018 Mazda3 vs 2018 Hyundai Elantra

2018 mazda3 vs 2018 hyundai elantra

When drivers are looking to buy a new car and are choosing from all the possibilities, they learn that it’s not as easy as they may have thought. There's just so many options available on the market today, each with their own unique advantages and disadvantages, that it can seem overwhelming to try and sift through them all to find the right one. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help!

We truly believe that Mazda makes the best vehicles that offer the most value in their class, and we’re not afraid to put our money where our mouth is! That's why we create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see how Mazda vehicles stack up against the most popular models in its class. For this comparison, we’re going to be looking at the 2018 Mazda3 and 2018 Hyundai Elantra, two very popular compact sedans. Let’s see who comes out on top!



2018 Mazda3

2018 Hyundai Elantra

31 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 29 MPG
155 HP Horsepower 147 HP
150 lb-ft Torque 132 lb-ft
96 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 96 Cubic Feet

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

Looking at the performance, efficiency and dimensions of both the 2018 Mazda3 and 2018 Hyundai Elantra, it’s not hard to see why both are so popular among drivers! Both offer impressive value for their class across the board of measurements and specifications. But, when you look at the two side-by-side one another, it’s clear that the 2018 Mazda3 offers more value to drivers than the 2018 Hyundai Elantra.

It starts off with the 2018 Mazda3’s impressive fuel efficiency. When drivers get a new compact car, they expect it to be efficient, and the 2018 Mazda3 doesn’t disappoint, coming in much more efficient than the 2018 Hyundai Elantra. Not only is the 2018 Mazda3 efficient, though, but it does so without sacrificing performance. The 2018 Mazda3 also offers more horsepower and torque than its Hyundai competitor. And to top it off, the 2018 Mazda3 is able to match the 2018 Hyundai Elantra in interior size despite its better performance and efficiency. The 2018 Mazda3 is a true triple threat!

That’s not all, though. Thanks to its numerous advanced safety features and technologies the 2018 Mazda3 is also one of the safest cars on the road today. With these features, drivers are more aware and less fatigued while driving, leading to a much safer driving experience. Available features include:

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control

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