2020 Mazda3 Sedan vs Hatchback
Whether you opt for the Sedan or the Hatchback, the Mazda3 family promises a well-equipped interior and relentless all-around performance. Still, there may be more differences between the two lineups than you’d expect. On top of the added cargo hatch, the Mazda3 Hatchback lineup offers more standard features from the base level. Read more into the feature offerings of the 2020 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback in this model comparison.
|Category||Mazda3 Sedan||Mazda3 Hatchback|
|Fuel Economy (with CDA)||27 city / 36 highway||26 city / 35 highway|
|Cargo Volume||13.2 cubic feet||20.1 cubic feet|
The most obvious difference between the Mazda3 Sedan and the Mazda3 Hatchback is in cargo capacity. The Hatchback line measures in with 20.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. That’s 6.9 cubic feet more space than the Mazda3 Sedan, which measures in at 13.2 cubic feet.
The 2020 Mazda3 Sedan lineup starts with cloth-trimmed seats on the base model, while leatherette and perforated leather seating can be found on higher trims. The dashboard keeps on the cutting edge with a 7-inch LCD meter display and an 8.8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System with HD Radio™ and Pandora® internet radio.
Standard i-ACTIVSENSE® active safety features found on the 2020 Mazda3 Sedan include:
- Smart Brake Support
- Driver Attention Alert
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
- Lane Departure Warning System
- Lane-keep Assist
- High Beam Control
Read More: 2020 Mazda3 Trim Level Comparison
The 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback inherits all the same great standard features found on the Sedan line, plus a hefty list of luxe additions. The interior of the Hatchback base gets upgraded with a standard leatherette seat trim, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear selector and a rear seat center armrest. The 8.8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System gains Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration.
The Mazda3 Hatchback also gets a longer list of standard i-ACTIVSENSE® active safety features, adding Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert to the base package.