2020 Mazda3 vs 2020 Volkswagen Jetta 

2020 Mazda3 vs 2020 Volkswagen Jetta

In the class of compact cars, the Mazda3 and Volkswagen Jetta been going head to head for quite some time. The 2020 Mazda3 is here at the Gwatney Mazda showroom, and we’re excited to showcase the features and specs for our Memphis clients. See how these dueling compacts compare in this 2020 Mazda3 vs 2020 Volkswagen Jetta review.

The 2020 Mazda3 strikes an impressive balance of performance and efficiency, scoring up to 27 city/36 highway mpg with its potent 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The 2020 Jetta scores a slight advantage with EPA estimates at 30 city/40 highway mpg, but the boost comes at the cost of power with its lethargic 147-horsepower, 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

2020 Mazda3 


2020 Volkswagen Jetta 

$21,500  Starting MSRP  $18,895 
2.5-liter inline-4  Base Engine  1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 
186 horsepower  Horsepower 147 horsepower 
20.1 cubic feet  Cargo Space  14.1 cubic feet 

Advantages of the 2020 Mazda3  

The 2020 Mazda3 is available in four trims levels – Base, Select (sedan only), Preferred and Premium. What you get for features well depend on your choice, but you’ll find each performs a cut above segment rivals like the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta.

Regardless of your choice, all 2020 Mazda3 trim levels will have push-button start and an 8.8-inch touchscreen display. All models also come loaded with a full suite of standard safety systems, including automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure with lane-keep assist, automatic high beams, rain-sensing wipers and blind-spot monitoring. Other features like rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive headlights and Mazda’s heads-up display are standard on select models.

The range-topping Mazda3 Premium breaks to luxury status with a 12-speaker Bose audio system, premium leather seating, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control and much more.

Car shoppers in Memphis, Shelby County and the surrounding area can get more information on the Mazda3 compact car with assistance from the Gwatney Mazda dealership in Memphis, TN. We invite you to schedule a no-obligation test drive with us today.

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