When it comes to sedans, the Toyota Corolla is among the first names that come into your mind. However, if you look beyond its popularity, the new 2021 Mazda3 Sedan, available in Gloucester County, NJ, offers more powerful performance and standard features than the Corolla. Plus, it gives you the option of Mazda’s i-ACTIV AWD® all-wheel-drive system.
To set things straight, let’s compare the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan to the 2021 Toyota Corolla and see which one offers more bang for your money here at Turnersville Mazda in Turnersville, NJ.
2021 Mazda3 Sedan
2021 Toyota Corolla
|2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G 2.0 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
||Base Engine||1.8-liter 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with Valvematic technology|
|155 hp @ 6,000 rpm
||139 hp @ 6,100 rpm|
|150 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
||126 lb.-ft. @ 3,900 rpm|
|SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed electronically controlled sport automatic transmission
||Continuously variable transmission (CVT)|
28 / 36 / 31
|EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy||30/38/33 |
When comparing the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan and the 2021 Toyota Corolla, the most critical aspects are engine options and performance. While the Corolla offers two engine options - a standard 1.8-liter on the base trims or a 2.0-liter available on higher trims, the Mazda3 Sedan comes with a more powerful 2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G 2.0 base engine that makes better horsepower and torque. You also get the option of a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder engine with optional i-Activ AWD® system that makes 186 hp and 186 lb.-ft. of torque and a turbocharged 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine on the top-end Mazda3 Sedan 2.5 Turbo and 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus trims. The Mazda3 Sedan Turbo trims make 250 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft. of torque with premium unleaded fuel. In total, you get three powertrain options with the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan. Drivers in Gloucester County will appreciate the greater choice of engines offered by the Mazda3 Sedan to suit their lifestyles.
Apart from performance, the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan also offers an all-wheel-drive option, which the 2021 Corolla does not. The Mazda3 Sedan also comes equipped with a long list of safety and driver assistance features under the Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® Safety technology. Some of the safety features offered by the Mazda3 Sedan include:
As you can see, the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan checks all the right boxes if you’re looking for a capable and feature-packed compact sedan near Gloucester County, NJ. Fill out the form to your right if you want to learn more about the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan, or schedule a test drive. We encourage you to check out the inventory at Turnersville Mazda and see if you can find your match.