2018 Mazda3 Sport vs 2018 Mazda3 Touring

red mazda3 sport vs red mazda3 touring

Everyone loves the Mazda3 line for its sleek and stylish vehicles, inside and out. These vehicles are easy-on-the-eyes, but they’re more than just pretty. They harbor fantastic features such as a convenient Push button start, and a 12-volt power outlet present on both the 2018 Mazda3 Sport and the 2018 Mazda3 Touring. There are a lot of similarities between these two models, so it may not be clear which of them is the right fit for you. That’s why we’re going to compare them today, to help potential customers weigh their options.

The 2018 Mazda3 Sport is the base model of the Mazda3 line, and the 2018 Mazda3 Touring is one step above that, which explains the slew of similarities. Being the base model, the Sport comes with the most economical starting MSRP. On the other hand, you pay a little more for the Touring in order to get a few more features, which may be the preferred option for many drivers. Stay with us as we compare the 2018 Mazda3 Sport to the 2018 Mazda3 Touring.

2018 Mazda3 Sport 


2018 Mazda3 Touring 

$19,145  Starting MSRP  $21,140 
28 mpg city/ 37 mpg highway  Fuel Economy  27 mpg city/ 36 mpg highway 
155 hp  Horsepower  184 hp 
2.0L Skyactiv ® -G 4-Cylinder   Engine Type  2.5L Skyactiv ® -G 4-Cylinder 

The 2018 Mazda3 Sport and the 2018 Mazda3 Touring are available at Hall Mazda in Brookfield, WI

Both the 2018 Mazda3 Sport and the 2018 Mazda3 Touring are notable for their cost-effective starting MSRPs and fuel economies. The Sport boasts 28 miles-per-gallon in the city and 27 mpg on a highway, and the Touring is only one mile short of that.

As for the differences in these two models, some of them are featured in the chart above, including 29 more horsepower in the Touring, and half a liter larger engine capacity in the Touring. Other things include the remote fuel door release, rear center armrest with cupholders, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, and overhead console with sunglasses holder, all found only in the Touring. The Touring has a few unique exterior features as well including automatic on/off headlights, integrated turn signals on the exterior mirrors, and a rear decklid spoiler.

Whatever Mazda is your vehicle-of-choice, we have it here at Hall Mazda. If you haven’t made a choice yet, maybe it’s time to compare them in person, by coming in to view our 2018 Mazda3 Sport and 2018 Mazda3 Touring inventory. Once you know what you like, ask our sales team about a test drive, or take it home with you. We hope to see you soon!