Mazda3 Sedan

2020 Mazda3 Sedan

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback

2020 MAZDA3 Sedan


2020 MAZDA3 Hatchback
$21,500 MSRP*


$23,700 MSRP*
186-hp 2.5L Skyactiv®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine


186 hp2.5L Skyactiv®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine
26/35 city/highway mpg**

EPA-Estimated MPG

26/35 city/highway mpg**
Front Row Air Conditioning

Standard Climate Control

Dual-zone automatic climate control system
5 passengers, Cloth-trimmed sport seats


5 passengers, Leatherette-trimmed sport seats
13.2 Cubic Feet

Cargo Volume

20.1 Cubic Feet

2020 MAZDA3 Sedan vs. 2020 MAZDA3 Hatchback

Redondo Beach drivers looking for excellence at every turn know to look at the new Mazda line of vehicles for 2020, particularly the spirited performance and sleek design of the Mazda3. But with so many configurations and packages to choose from, it can be difficult to sort through. Today we look at the 2020 Mazda3 Sedan vs. 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback comparison, two head-turning affordable mainstays of Santa Monica. While they are evenly matched in several essential categories, their unique options, cargo volumes, and amenities put them in two entirely different classes. Compare the Mazda3 Hatchback vs. Sedan with South Bay Mazda to find the upgrade that fits your travels.

MAZDA3 Hatchback vs. Sedan: Performance

Whether you select the sedan or hatchback, you’ll have a highly efficient, sport-inspired 4-cylinder engine with plenty of power and agility to cruise through to your Hawthorne in a smooth, comfortable ride. You’ll also enjoy available i-ACTIV AWD®. See below for the full specifications of this engine:

  • 2.5L Skyactiv®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine
  • Horsepower: 186 hp
  • Torque: 186 lb-ft
  • EPA-estimated mpg: 26/35 city/highway mpg**

However, that is where the most notable similarities end in the Mazda3 sedan vs. Mazda3 Hatchback comparison. Read on to find out how these two carve their own paths.

MAZDA3 Hatchback vs. Sedan: Pricing and Configurations

A significant difference lies in the range of configurations and packages you can select to tailor your Mazda3 experience to your particular driving style, budget and preference:

2020 MAZDA3 Sedan Configurations – $21,500 MSRP*

  • 2020 MAZDA3 Select Package – $22,700 MSRP*
  • 2020 MAZDA3 Preferred Package – $24,200 MSRP*
  • 2020 MAZDA3 Premium Package – $26,500 MSRP*

2020 MAZDA3 Hatchback Configurations – $23,700 MSRP*

  • 2020 MAZDA3 Preferred Package – $25,200 MSRP*
  • 2020 MAZDA3 Premium Package – $27,500 MSRP*

Mazda Hatchback vs. Sedan: Interior and Safety Features

Another major difference in the Mazda3 Sedan vs. Mazda3 Hatchback comparison is the cargo volume, seen below:

  • MAZDA3 Hatchback: 20.1 cu. ft.
  • MAZDA3 Sedan: 13.2 cu. ft

If you’re planning on those longer road trips or huge grocery runs, the Mazda3 Hatchback might be your better option. Of course, that’s only one way in which these interior designs differ. The slightly higher pricing range of the Hatchback also factors in the increased amenities for superior comfort and connectivity, even in the standard model. Both come with convenient push-button start, innovative driver assist features such as Brake Assist and Lane-keep Assist, among many others, and the Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System. However, the standard Hatchback adds a few amenities the Mazda3 sedan does not come with in its base level, including:

  • Leatherette-trimmed sport seats
  • Additional safety features such as Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear selector
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control system
  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration

Find Your Next Upgrade With South Bay Mazda

While the 2020 Mazda3 in any configuration is a stellar selection for any driver, comparing these two with our model research guides should help you parse out which of the Mazda3 sedan vs. Mazda3 hatchback options fit you. Get in touch with the South Bay Mazda experts today to learn more about the entire Mazda line, including the new 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback configurations, or contact our parts department specialists in Torrance to explore how you can tailor that new Mazda to your exact specifications. Your new sedan or hatchback awaits!

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**EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.
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