Cupra Leon vs Mazda Mazda 3 Comparison

    Cupra Leon

    Mazda Mazda 3

    2024 Cupra
    Leon
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    Mazda 3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
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    8.3
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the Cupra Leon VZx
    Based on the Mazda Mazda 3 G20 TOURING VISION
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 50L
    72 to 340 km
    51L
    296 to 337 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $51,990 - $65,790
    $30,470 - $42,470
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Exhilarating, yet refined driving experience
    • Direct steering and fantastic steering wheel
    • Feels special inside and out
    Misses
    • Infotainment system interface isn't user-friendly
    • Sunroof blind a tad too transparent
    • Booming tyre and road noise
    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

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$490)
    • Power Sunroof (+$1,850)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$595)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 Cupra Leon is available in the following exterior paint finishes, depending on the trim level.

    • Nevada White metallic
    • Magnetic Tech metallic
    • Midnight Black metallic
    • Asphalt Blue metallic
    • Urban Silver metallic
    • Desire Red premium metallic
    • Graphene Grey premium metallic
    • Petrol Blue matte
    • Magnetic Tech matte

    Premium metallic paint finishes comprise Desire Red and Graphene Grey, and are a $475 option across the range. Desire Red isn’t available on the VZx.

    Exclusive to the VZx is the option of matte paint ($2300), available in either Petrol Blue or Magnetic Tech.

    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

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJELECT DIRECT INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1395 - 19841998 - 2488
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.4L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 221kW114kW - 139kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 60006000
    Torque
    250Nm - 400Nm200Nm - 252Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20004000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 1013

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