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Honda Accord vs. Mazda 3

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Honda Accord

$375
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Mazda 3

$433
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Honda Accord Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 3rd out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $375 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low, and these issues are less frequent than average, so the Accord is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.
4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Mazda 3 Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 8th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $433 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are both much lower than other vehicles, so the 3 is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$375
inexpensive
expensive
$433
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.35
not often
very often
0.26
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
8%
not urgent
urgent
8%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5 (29)
4 (97)
3 (62)
2 (29)
1 (8)
The Honda Accord ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in brakes.
“My thoughts on driving the 2007 Accord for 10 years. It’s a great car that gets the job done. I’ve had to fix things along the way but that’s part of it. ”
“My thoughts on driving the 2007 Accord for 10 years. It’s a great car that gets the job done. I’v...”
5 (4)
4 (11)
3 (6)
2 (4)
1
(0)
The Mazda Mazda3 ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in heating.
“Loved this little car. Only complaints were that air conditioning was weak and the low profile tires, while good looking, make the ride a tad rough. I know it's a sporty little wagon but you defini...”
“Loved this little car. Only complaints were that air conditioning was weak and the low profile ti...”
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