2019 Mazda 3 – Best Car To Buy 2020
The Mazda 3 and Honda Civic stand above and beyond much of the compact-car class for how they prioritize the driving experience itself. Neither one forgets that cost-conscious compact-car shoppers want a car that’s inherently practical, frugal, and packed with features for the money.
These two rivals at the fun-to-drive end of the small-car spectrum have a lot in common. They’re both offered in hatchback or sedan versions, with the hatchback versions pushing boldly in the styling department. They offer manual gearboxes in at least some of their lineup at a