2019 Mazda3 vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf

2019 Mazda3 vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf

2019 Mazda3 Sedan vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf
Serra Lifetime Warranty (Learn More) X
Serra Advantage (Learn More) X
5-Star Serra Mazda Customer Experience X
Serra Mazda TLC Program X
186 hp, 186 lb-ft Base Power Ratings 147 hp, 184 lb-ft
Available on the Base Model Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Available on the Top-of-the-line Model
Available on the Base Model Driver Attention Alert N/A
8.8 inches Starting Touchscreen Size 6.5 inches


If you’re looking for a car that’s undeniably fun to drive, then both vehicles in our 2019 Mazda3 vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf are great choices! At the same time, however, one is clearly a step above the other. For starters, take a look at the power ratings of each vehicle in our comparison chart above.

With far more horsepower to its name, the Mazda3 delivers a much stronger driving experience than the VW Golf. Furthermore, not only is the Mazda3 stronger than the Golf, it’s safer, too! This is especially true when discussing the base models of each vehicle.

Key Differences – 2019 Mazda3 vs Golf


Available to the base model of the 2019 Mazda3, drivers everywhere are sure to appreciate Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. The same system in the 2019 VW Golf, meanwhile, is only available to high trim levels. On the bright side, at least the feature is available in some capacity, which is more than one can say for Driver Attention Alert in the Golf.

Available as early as the base model of the 2019 Mazda3, Driver Attention Alert monitors one’s attentiveness, responsiveness, and overall driving patterns. Then, if the system detects any potentially hazardous changes, such as drowsiness or inattentiveness, Driver Attention Alert will emit audible and visual warnings.

As you get where you need to go safe and sound, you’re sure to make good use of your vehicle’s standard touchscreen interface. Mazda3 drivers, especially, are sure to appreciate the generous dimensions of their 8.8-inch display. As you can see in our chart above, this is just one more way in which the Golf trails behind the Mazda3.

2019 Mazda3 Hand on Commander Control
2019 Mazda3 4-Door Front View of Gray Exterior
2019 Mazda3 Side View of Front Cabin
2019 Mazda3 Overhead View of Gray and Red Models

 

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