2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Mazda3

2017 Hyundai Elantra

2017 Hyundai Elantra

2017 Mazda3

2017 Mazda3


If you’re in the market for a compact car, you don’t want to downsize on tech and comfort, which is why the arrival of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra to the Norman and Oklahoma City area is so exciting. We’ve put it up against another popular contender, the 2017 Mazda3, to see how it stacks up. Check out the comparison, then meet us for a test drive of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra today!

Engines and Fuel Economy

The 2017 Hyundai Elantra offers three engines to choose from with competitive fuel economy, while the 2017 Mazda3 offers two engine options. The Elantra offers a slight edge on fuel economy, especially with the available Eco Edition.

Hyundai Elantra: City/Highway/Combined MPG

SE Value Edition Eco Sport Limited
Automatic 29/38/33 28/37/32 N/A 28/37/31
Manual 36/26/29 N/A N/A 22/30/25 N/A
Dual Clutch N/A N/A 32/40/35 26/33/29 N/A

Mazda 3:

2.0L 2.5L
Automatic 28/37/32 27/36/30
Manual 27/37/31 25/34/29
Auto i-ELOOP N/A 28/37/31


The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is offered in five trims to choose from, giving customers a wide array of options for the features they seek. The 2017 Mazda3 comes in three trims with a slightly higher MSRP.

Hyundai Elantra:

SE Value Edition Eco Sport Limited
MSRP $17,150 $20,250 $20,650 $21,650 $22,350

Mazda 3:

Sport Touring Grand Touring
MSRP $17,845 $21,495 $23,145

Interior Tech

Though it’s a compact car, the Hyundai Elantra boasts a surprising amount of room and luxury features to choose from so you can take advantage of every inch:

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition: The name says it all—this trim offers many luxury features packaged at an extraordinary value. Standard inside of this trim is a power tilt-and-slide sunroof, a dual-zone automatic climate control system, heated front seats with power adjustments and power lumbar support, a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel and shift knob, steering wheel-mounted controls for access to Bluetooth linking, Proximity Key, a 7-inch touchscreen display for your infotainment system, and a complimentary 3-month trial subscription to SiriusXM that you may continue at your discretion. More features are available across the lineup, too!
  • 2017 Mazda3 Touring: Closest in price but still a little more expensive, the 2017 Mazda3 Touring trim offers a dual-zone climate control system, heated front seats with manual lumbar support, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a 7-inch infotainment system, Bluetooth syncing capabilities with steering wheel-mounted controls, Smart Key, and more. While many the Touring has almost as many standard features as the Value Edition, it comes at a higher price than the Value Edition is available for.

See How the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Outpaces the 2017 Mazda3 in Norman, where we serve shoppers in Norman, Oklahoma City, and beyond. If you’d like to make an appointment, please give us a call at (405) 364-2000, or leave a message online. We look forward to meeting you soon!