2017 Mazda3 Hatchback vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM

A hatchback-style vehicle is a great option for when you need something a little more utilitarian but a crossover is too large. Today’s hatchbacks are incredibly sporty and stylish—and a far cry from the old clunky models from your youth. There are a lot, and we mean A LOT of hatchback models to choose from, so finding that perfect one for you can be a challenge to say the very least. Luckily, we are here to help make the decision-making process a little easier by presenting a comparison featuring the 2017 Mazda3 hatchback vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM.

Side-by-side, the 2017 Mazda3 hatchback and 2017 Toyota Corolla iM are very comparable in length and offer an extremely similar amount of cargo volume. The 2017 Mazda3 hatchback offers 20.2 cubic feet of space behind the second row of seats, though it can be increased to 47.1 cubic feet when the rear seats are collapsed.

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2017 Mazda3 Hatchback VS 2017 Toyota Corolla iM
SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder Engine 1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC
155 Horsepower 137
27 mpg city, 37 mpg highway Fuel Economy 28 mpg city, 36 mpg highway
20.2 cubic feet Cargo Space 20.8 cubic feet

2017 Mazda3 Hatchback Engine Power

As far as engine size is concerned, the heart under the hood of the 2017 Mazda3 is slightly bigger, but offers a significantly higher amount of horsepower. This can be credited to the SKYACTIV® technology specially designed by Mazda.

That technology also allows the 2017 Mazda3 to reach an estimated fuel economy of 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.
The 2017 Mazda3 is outfitted with a 13.2-gallon fuel tank—making the sporty hatchback (and its sedan twin) capable of covering up to 488 miles with one tank of gas.

If you have any questions about the 2017 Mazda3 hatchback vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM comparison, please contact us here at Royal South Mazda and talk to our sales team.

2017 Mazda3 in red
Collapsed seats in 2017 Mazda3
Front seats in 2017 Mazda3
Steering wheel of 2017 Mazda3