2016 Honda Civic vs the 2016 Mazda3 in Toronto: two interesting optionsJun 30th , 2016
The first is known for its driveability and the fuel economy of its SKYACTIV engine while the second, the most popular car in Canada, is known for its balance.
2016 Mazda3: have fun driving in Toronto
Take a look at any media site, they will tell you: the 2016 Mazda3 is a driver-oriented car that is a blast to drive. Dynamic and agile, its handling and behavior on the road is unmatched in the compact segment. So if you must choose between a 2016 Civic or 2016 Mazda3 in Toronto, and want above all to have fun behind the wheel, the Mazda3 will bring you complete satisfaction.
With its choice of two SKYACTIV engines, 2.0 liters or 2.5 liters, the Mazda3 offers two powerful engines that also happen to be quite fuel-efficient. We will return to the fuel economy factor soon, but know that the four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine powering the top-of-the-line Mazda3, with its 184 horsepower, is more powerful than the turbocharged, 174-horsepower unit powering the 2016 Civic in Toronto.
The base engines essentially have the same power as the 4-cylinder unit in the Civic offers 158 horsepower while the Mazda3’s base 2.0-liter engine offers 155 horsepower.
Hard to beat Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology
If there is a model that can beat the 2016 Honda Civic in Toronto in the fuel economy department, it is the 2016 Mazda3. Thanks to its SKYACTIV technology, it offers an average fuel consumption rating of 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers on the highway with the 2.0-liter engine while the 2.0-liter engine from the Civic has a fuel consumption rating of 5.9 liters per 100 kilometers. The difference is minimal, but proves that we are talking about the most fuel-efficient vehicles in the segment, by far.
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