Comparison image of a gray 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and a red 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback

What’s the Difference Between the Sedan and Hatchback Models of the 2019 Mazda3?

2019 Mazda3 Sedan vs 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback

Are you trying to decide between buying the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan or the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback in Carlsbad, CA? If so, then you should reach out to the staff here at Bob Baker Mazda to learn more about the differences between these two Mazda models today! There are a few key differences between the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback. Let’s explore them together!

Engine Performance Comparison

The 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback offer the same 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine. This engine can generate up to 186 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, both models offer i-ACTIV AWD® on some of their trim levels or packages. The 2019 Mazda 3 Hatchback offers i-ACTIV AWD® on all of its packages, while the AWD system is offered on all of the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan packages except for the base Sedan package.

The 2019 Mazda3 Sedan comes standard with the SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission on all of its packages. Meanwhile, the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback offers the SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission as an option with its Premium package. The fuel economy rantings offered by each drivetrain and transmission combination for each model is highlighted in the following table.




Not Available FWD & Manual Transmission 25 MPG (City) / 35 MPG (Hwy)
27 MPG (City) / 36 MPG (Hwy) FWD & Automatic Transmission 26 MPG (City) / 35 MPG (Hwy)
25 MPG (City) / 33 MPG (Hwy) AWD & Automatic Transmission 24 MPG (City) / 32 MPG (Hwy)

Exterior view of a gray 2019 Mazda3 Sedan

Exterior view of a red 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback

Interior and Exterior Dimensions Comparison

There is also a clear difference between the interior and exterior dimensions for each of these 2019 Mazda3 models as well. The 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback features a length, width, and height of 175.6 inches, 70.7 inches, and 56.7 inches respectively. The 2019 Mazda Sedan offers the same width as the 2019 Mazda Hatchback, but the Sedan is longer (183.5 inches) and taller (56.9 inches) than the Hatchback. The interior dimensions of the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback are shown in the table below.




37.6 Inches / 36.7 Inches Headroom (Front/Rear) 37.5 Inches / 36.5 Inches
55.7 Inches / 53.5 Inches Shoulder Room (Front/Rear) 55.7 Inches / 53.4 Inches
54.6 Inches / 50.9 Inches Hip Room (Front/Rear) 54.6 Inches / 50.9 Inches
43.3 Inches / 35.1 Inches Legroom (Front/Rear) 42.3 Inches / 35.1 Inches
13.2 Cubic Feet EPA Cargo Volume 20.1 Cubic Feet

Customers in the Carlsbad, CA area can explore the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback right here at Bob Baker Mazda today!

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