If the sales figures in May are any evidence that consumers are shifting to smaller cars, we are about to see a huge change in buying behavior when it comes to the automotive industry. The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla both came in on top selling a total of 53,299 and 52,826 respectively. Both, along with the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord, took the number one spot for the top-selling vehicles from the Ford F-Series.
Now if you’re in the market like many other consumers for a small car and are confused about which one to take home, check out this latest consumer comparison test from Edmunds comparing the all new 2009 Toyota Corolla, 2008 Honda Civic and the Mazda3. Each car is priced within a $500 range of each other.
2009 Toyota Corolla: Two engine variants including a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that produces 132 horsepower and a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that produces 158 horsepower.
2008 Honda Civic: 1.8L 4-cylinder engine producing 140-hp.
2008 Mazda3: Two engine options including 2.0L 4-cylinder engine producing 148-hp and 2.3 liter engine producing 156-hp.
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