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2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Cruze

The Mazda3 has done well to shake up a stagnant class, and it takes just one look at the 2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Chevy Cruze to see what we mean. Not only does Mazda offer a slate of new technologies and advanced engines, the Mazda3 is designed for comfort and safety. See how it compares to the Cruze below, then experience it in person at Auffenberg Mazda.

2018 Mazda3 Interior Advantages

The 2018 Mazda3 interior is one of the most spacious in its class, helping to redefine the idea of a “small car” by comfortably sitting up to three passengers in the rear. While the Cruze seats 3 in the rear, it’s easy to see where your passengers will feel more comfortable:

  • Second Row Hiproom: 53.5 inches (Mazda3) vs 51.9 inches (Cruze)
  • Second Row Headroom: 37.6 inches (Mazda3) vs 37.3 inches (Cruze)
  • Second Row Shoulder Room: 54.4 inches (Mazda3) vs 53.2 inches (Cruze)

The Mazda3 also offers more front hip, leg, and shoulder room than the Cruze. Whether commuting around Collinsville or venturing on a road trip, your rear passengers will thank you for the space in a Mazda3.

Mazda3 Safety Ratings Trump the Cruze

The NHTSA rankings for the 2018 Mazda3 sedan make it a smart choice for St. Jacob families and any driver concerned with safety:

  • Overall Side Crash Rating: The Mazda has 5 stars to the Cruze’s 4.
  • Side Barrier Rating: The Mazda has 5 stars to the Cruze’s 4.
  • Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat: The Mazda has 5 stars to the Cruze’s 4.
  • Combined Side Rating Rear Seat: The Mazda has 5 stars to the Cruze’s 4.

Learn More About the Mazda3

Not sure whether you should opt for the Mazda3 sedan or Mazda3 hatchback? Get behind the wheel of them both and see the difference firsthand at Auffenberg Mazda in O'Fallon. Want to learn more about their recommended service schedules, compare the Mazda3 vs. Mazda6, learn how often to change the oil, or find family fun activities in St. Louis? We can help with that, too. Contact us today!

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