BYD Seal vs Mazda Mazda 3 Comparison

    BYD Seal

    Mazda Mazda 3

    2024 BYD
    Seal
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    Mazda 3

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.6
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the BYD Seal
    Based on the Mazda Mazda 3 G20 TOURING VISION
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    51L
    296 to 337 km
    Warranty

    -
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    -
    $30,470 - $42,470
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    CarExpert's Take

    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Handsome Porsche-esque design
    • Fast with solid road manners, body control
    • Outstanding bang for buck
    Misses
    • It's not the ride/handling benchmark
    • Some ADAS systems are over zealous
    • Boot space falls short of rivals
    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Elegant exterior
    • Upscale interior
    • Sporty handling
    Misses
    • Ride could be smoother
    • Cabin could be quieter, roomier
    • Powertrain merely average

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$595)

    Colours Available

    The BYD Seal is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Arctic Blue
    • Atlantis Grey
    • Aurora White
    • Cosmos Black
    • Shark Grey

    Aurora White is a no-cost option, with the other finishes costing $1500 or $2000 in the case of Shark Grey, which is available only on the Performance.

    Interior colours are either Ocean Blue or Thaumas Black.

    The Ocean Blue interior costs an extra $1500.

    The Mazda 3 is available in the following finishes:

    • Platinum Quartz Metallic
    • Sonic Silver Metallic
    • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
    • Jet Black Mica
    • Snowflake White Pearl Mica

    The following finishes cost an additional $495:

    • Polymetal Grey Metallic
    • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
    • Machine Grey Metallic

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