The Hyundai Elantra vs. the Mazda3: Which Sedan is Perfect for You? Hint, it's the First One

In the automotive industry there are numerous automakers fighting to grab onto any footing for survival. This makes for a strong competition among automakers to make their models stand out. When you are shopping for a sedan there are plenty of options available to you, but two that really stand out are the Hyundai Elantra and the Mazda3, each with an impressive set of features that make these sedans special.


The Hyundai Elantra Features and Details

  1. Six trim levels, SE, SEL, Value Edition, Eco, Sport, and Limited give drivers of all types the features they want.
  2. The Hyundai Elantra Sport offers a 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 201 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque
  3. The Hyundai Elantra offers an eight-inch touchscreen with navigation, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™ bringing more connectivity to more drivers.
  4. When equipped properly the Hyundai Elantra can have heated front and rear seats, memory settings for the driver, leather seating, and a premium audio system by Infinity®.
  5. In the top trim level drivers can enjoy more peace of mind with blind spot detection with rear cross-traffic alert and lane change assist, a dynamic rearview camera, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, smart cruise control, and automatic high beam assist.

Hyundai Elantra vs. Mazda3

  Hyundai Elantra

The Mazda3 Features and Details

  1. A higher starting price on the Mazda3 makes this model less likely to find its way to your driveway, plus, there are only three trim levels to choose from.
  2. The most powerful engine on the Mazda3 only offers drivers 184 horsepower and 185 lb.-ft. of torque in a naturally aspirated 2.5L four-cylinder engine.
  3. With the only automatic transmission offering six gears, the Hyundai Elantra's dual-clutch seven speed automatic gives drivers a better driving experience and fuel economy overall.
  4. No memory seating options available to drivers of the Mazda3, plus in colder climates heated seats are reserved for the Touring and Grand Touring trims with no option for heated rear seats.
  5. The Mazda3 does not offer either Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto&trade, a feature that is becoming more and more common.

Find Your Hyundai Elantra here at Carbone Hyundai

Here at Carbone Hyundai in Yorkville, NY we have a selection of new Hyundai Elantra models that will make you forget about any other model on the market today. Our staff will make sure you see every benefit from a Hyundai Elantra and understand why this sedan is so much better than a Mazda3. Come on over today and find the Hyundai Elantra you have been dreaming of. See you soon!

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