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2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Mazda CX-3

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2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 MAZDA CX-3

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2020 MAZDA CX-5
Skyactiv®-G 2.0L DOHC

Engine

Skyactiv®-G 2.5T
148 hp and 146 lb-ft Horsepower and Torque

Horsepower and Torque

187 hp and 186 lb-ft
8.8-inch Mazda Connect™ touchscreen interface

Touchscreen

7-inch Mazda Connect™ touchscreen infotainment system
15.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind Second Row

30.9 cubic feet

2020 MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5


When Redondo Beach drivers want to do a crossover comparison, they can’t forget to compare Mazda SUV models. With five Mazda SUVs in the lineup, it’s a good idea to start small with a crossover comparison between the Mazda CX-3 vs CX-5. Take a look at them side by side with South Bay Mazda.

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Engine Performance

For engine power the Mazda CX-5 is the bigger, bolder choice on Manhattan Beach streets. Both SUVs offer Mazda’s Skyactiv® technology, but the CX-5 is simply a bigger engine with more power. Otherwise, the Mazda CX-3 and CX-5 are similarly equipped.

MAZDA CX-3 Performance Specs

  • 2.0-liter Skyactiv®-G four-cylinder engine
  • 148 hp and 146 lb-ft
  • 34 combined estimated MPG*
  • FWD standard, or i-Activ AWD®
  • Skyactiv®-Drive1 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport mode

MAZDA CX-5 Performance Specs

  • Skyactiv®-G 2.5T
  • 187 hp and 186 lb-ft
  • 31 combined estimated MPG*
  • FWD standard, or i-Activ AWD®
  • Skyactiv®-Drive1 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport mode

MAZDA CX-3 vs. CX-5: Interior

The first thing Hawthorne drivers notice when they look inside these Mazda SUV models is that both are sleek and stylish, but the CX-3 is slightly smaller:

MAZDA CX-3 Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom, front/rear — 38.4 / 37.2 inches
  • Shoulder room, front/rear — 53.5 / 50.4 inches
  • Hip room, front/rear — 52.3 / 49.0 inches
  • Legroom, front/rear — 41.7 / 35.0 inches
  • Cargo volume – rear seatback up/folded — 17.8 / 42.7 cubic feet

MAZDA CX-5 Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom, front/rear — 39.7 / 39.0 inches
  • Shoulder room, front/rear — 57.1 / 54.8 inches
  • Hip room, front/rear — 55.2 / 55.3 inches
  • Legroom, front/rear — 41.0 / 39.6 inches
  • EPA cargo volume, rear seatback up/folded — 30.9 / 59.6 cubic feet

Both Mazda SUV models have infotainment touchscreens, with the CX-3 having a slightly smaller screen to keep it in proportion.

Do a Crossover Comparison at South Bay Mazda

If you’d like to compare the Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5 in person, pay a visit to South Bay Mazda. Check out our new vehicle specials to compare prices, learn more about the Mazda CX-5 towing capacity, the Mazda CX-3 Dimensions, compare the Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda3, or Mazda CX-5 vs. Mazda CX-9, learn about the Mazda CX-3 lease deals, and contact us to schedule test drives of both Mazda SUV models.

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