Opel Astra 2015 vs Mazda 3 2016

Opel Astra
2015 - 2018
Mazda 3
2016 - 2019
Body: HatchbackSedan
The hatchback generally has more luggage space thanks to a larger trunk door opening and the ability to convert the rear of the passenger compartment into luggage space. Sedans tend to be quieter than hatchbacks, due to a more isolated rear area.
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.0 Petrol2.0 Petrol


Power: 330 HP120 HP
Torque: 440 NM210 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: n/a seconds8.8 seconds
Opel Astra engine produces 210 HP more power than Mazda 3, whereas torque is 230 NM more than Mazda 3.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): no data5.1
Ground clearance: 80 mm (3.1 inches)155 mm (6.1 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Mazda 3 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds. Note, however, that this Mazda 3 version does not have 4x4 drive, which is very important in poor road conditions.


Length: 4.37 m4.58 m
Width: 1.95 m1.78 m
Height: 1.38 m1.45 m
Opel Astra is 21 cm shorter than the Mazda 3, 17 cm wider, while the height of Opel Astra is 7 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 370 litres419 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1210 litresno data
Mazda 3 has more luggage space.
Opel Astra has 49 litres less trunk space than the Mazda 3.
Turning diameter: 11.1 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Astra is 0.5 metres more than that of the Mazda 3, which means Opel Astra can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`815
Safety: no datano data

Opel Astra has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Mazda 3 has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Opel Astra, so Opel Astra quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 920013 600
Pros and Cons: Opel Astra has
  • more power
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Mazda 3 has
  • higher ground clearance
  • roomier boot
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