James and Thomas take the 2019 All-New Mazda3 and the face-lifted 2019 Hyundai Elantra on some back roads to see what the vehicles are all about. Some spirited driving and exterior and interior styling comparisons help figure out which one they'd be more likely to take home in this showdown. Watch to see which one comes out on top! SUBSCRIBE!


Mazda3 as tested

$29,000 CAD/$26,000 USD

Hyundai Elantra as tested

$27,726 CAD/$22,600 USD



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    • Arin Grags
      Arin Grags

      I wanna get the Mazda3 but biggest problem of all: That front license plate placement ruins the look of the car! Ha.

      about 4 days ago
    • tiberius money
      tiberius money

      I own a 2019 mazda 3. It's a pleasure to drive everyday. it's effortless when you want it to be, and fun when you need it to be. perfect sedan

      about 13 days ago
    • Super_Slav

      damn they both ugly the previous elantra was actually alright looking. Interior of the Hyundai is far better.

      about 14 days ago
    • Continuous Self-Improvement
      Continuous Self-Improvement

      I like all of the Mazda lineup. All of them! Idk much about cars, but their look just speaks to me. It's great to know that the looks are matched with rave reviews.

      about 15 days ago
    • Hoàng Phúc Mai
      Hoàng Phúc Mai

      Please wash cars before reviewing them.

      about 16 days ago
    • Cool boy
      Cool boy

      Mazda the power.i have Mazda 3 sedan 2007.still i m proud to drive that beast. And makng my day drives smooth.thanks for the video.

      about 16 days ago
    • Dexter Haven
      Dexter Haven

      Nice video. But the road you chose....boring!!! Why don't you head out to the Caledon Hills?

      about 17 days ago
    • Ker Win
      Ker Win

      id like to inform u guys what if doing some video considering the maintenance and some stuff :)

      about 17 days ago
    • quietguy

      I have the 2019 Elantra Sport DCT - 201 hp, 195 lb/ft of torque.   Try that one then tell me which one you'd choose.

      about 18 days ago
    • GM1565
      GM1565 In reply to quietguy

      quietguy your 2019 Elantra still wouldn't compare to a turbocharged 2019 Mazda3, interior, exterior and driving dynamics the Elantra has a long way to go to be on the 3's level

      about 9 days ago
    • Alex Sher
      Alex Sher

      Z👌👌M Z👌👌M

      about 19 days ago
    • Iketani Koichiro
      Iketani Koichiro

      Now they should compare the Mazda 3 with the new 2020 Nissan sylphy/Sentra is really luxurious. It still hasn’t came out in america

      about 20 days ago
    • Toyota’s and Ford’s
      Toyota’s and Ford’s In reply to Iketani Koichiro

      Iketani Koichiro wish Ford would bring back the current gen 2019-2020 Ford Focus back here in the U.S. but it’s in the other side of the world.

      about 18 days ago
    • Toguri Lee
      Toguri Lee

      Mazda has some perks but otherwise, looks outdated from the rear end, the hatchback c-pillar is nasty, like not in the good way, the interior is nice then I get lost with that hideous dash and screen, like it's warped and just was thought about afterwards... and the new mazdas are way overpriced- sorry not sorry

      about 20 days ago
    • Ahmed Sebaei
      Ahmed Sebaei

      fugly facelift for Elantra

      about 20 days ago
    • Norbi

      Im just blown away that they’re calling these cars slow, in europe 150 hp is considered average, if your car has more than 150 hp its nearly sporty lol

      about 20 days ago

      This isn’t even a contest, Mazda is FAR superior to Hyundai. I do have a 2017 Mazda3,stick of course! I love that thing and now this Upgrade! Well mine is almost paid off so no upgrading just yet.

      about 21 day ago
    • DNR5586

      "The most botched visual refresh of the year"  100% agree.  I saw what was coming for the 2019 Elantra and pulled the trigger on an '18 Elantra in November.  No it's not fast but gets the job done.  10yr/100K mi. powertrain warranty, that's what sold me on Hyundai.

      about 21 day ago
    • Mike Painter
      Mike Painter

      I work for Mazda. It sounds like you do too😂

      about 21 day ago
    • Onix Junes
      Onix Junes

      It’d be cool if someone would review new cars and compare which is gonna be easier to service and do regular maintenance on

      about 21 day ago
    • 32 ac
      32 ac In reply to Onix Junes

      That's a great idea.

      about 20 days ago
    • ユウzz

      MAZDA👍Hyundai 👎

      about 21 day ago
    • Marwin

      I bought the new mazda hatchback a month ago and put about 600 miles on it and it's just gorgeous. I drove an Audi A3 before and you can't even compare it. The skyactive X engine that'll arrive in fall with AWD and almost 200HP for under 30k and all those features and quality is beyond everything you'll get from Mercedes, Audi, BMW or VW for this amount of money. An A-Class with similar tech-features will come at about 10-15k more!

      about 21 day ago
    • Wisb _
      Wisb _

      They made the Hyundai ugly

      about 21 day ago
    • Carmelo C
      Carmelo C

      The 2019 Elantra looks like shit compared to my 18 Elantra sport

      about 22 days ago
    • s-shen

      Elantra be like 📐📐

      about 22 days ago
    • LoveStallion

      The main thing to remember is Mazda is occupying a new space by pricing its vehicles a bit higher than others in the class, effectively trying to be Premium Lite. That makes it harder to make apples-to-apples comparisons, even if the vehicles do compete in the same class.

      about 22 days ago
    • ericlikk3091

      how dare are you to even compare japanese car to garbage korea pop can?

      about 22 days ago
    • Richard .B
      Richard .B In reply to ericlikk3091

      ericlikk3091 first of all, learn English you fucking idiot.
      Second, don’t you have anything special to do with your life than talking shit about others?? Get a life loser.
      Seeing that your English is terrible,
      I guess you’re just an angry Japanese monkey who feels jealous of korea because korean pop it’s more famous than your shitty ass Japanese music isn’t it? Fucking tiny dick loser.
      viva korea 🇰🇷🇰🇷🇰🇷

      about 20 days ago
    • kendall

      i have a 2018 mazda6 base model and i am absolutely in love with it!! i used to have a 2018 infiniti qx50 and the interior design of my mazda is better imo and the infotainment system is 10x better

      about 22 days ago
    • Ryan McCuistion
      Ryan McCuistion

      The fact that people are even comparing both cars is giving the Mazda execs headaches

      about 23 days ago
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      about 23 days ago
    • Wabefuhon

      I have a 2015 Mazda 3 and I think it could be much better. I also drive a 1983 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham and I like the interior in that better.

      about 24 days ago

      The Elantra might be ugly, but the Mazdas exterior looks like it's from the early 2000's. It's bulbous and ugly. At least the Elantra is edgy and ugly.

      about 25 days ago