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What is the difference between the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback?

Mazda3 vehicles have been renamed from previous model years

As you probably already know, the Mazda3 has traditionally always come in two models. They were always called the 4-door and 5-door versions of the Mazda3. This year, Mazda is sticking to the two models but giving them a makeover complete with new names. This year you can choose between the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback. So, what is the difference between the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback? Stay with us to find out as we highlight the best of both versions.

2019 Mazda3 Sedan highlights

For the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan, its greatest advantage over the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback is pricing. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the sedan version is $21,000, while the MSRP of the hatchback version is $23,600. You can save some money by opting for the sedan version, and in many ways the two vehicles are identical. A big difference between the two of them is design and exterior appearance, but this comes down to the subjective opinion of whether you prefer the sleek sedan body-style or the homely hatchback body-style.

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2019 Mazda3 Hatchback highlights

The main argument for choosing the Hatchback version of the 2019 Mazda3 is that you have more cargo room, which is a huge convenience feature for most people. The dimensions inside of the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback are an EPA estimated 20.1 cubic feet of cargo volume, 92.7 cubic feet of passenger volume, 42.3 inches of legroom, 54.6 inches of hip room, 55.7 inches of shoulder room, and 38 inches of headroom. To give you an idea of the proportions of the sedan version it has 13.2 cubic feet of cargo volume and 92.8 cubic feet of passenger volume.

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