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2020 Mazda3 Hatchback

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback

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2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 MAZDA3 Hatchbac

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2020 MAZDA CX-3
2.5L I-4

Engine

2.0L I-4
186 hp

Horsepower

148 hp
93 cu-ft

Passenger Volume

88 cu-ft
47.1 cu-ft

Max Cargo Volume

42.7 cu-ft
26/35 city/hwy*

EPA-Estimated MPG

29/34 city/hwy*

2020 MAZDA3 Hatchback vs. 2020 MAZDA CX-3


If you know you’ll be going with a Mazda3 hatchback or CX-3 compact SUV, you may hit a snag trying to decide between these two excellent options. Both deliver fun, sporty driving and come standard with the essential interior features you use most on your Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach drives. While the Mazda3 cargo space wins the hatchback points for convenience, the Mazda CX-3 price will save you money on your monthly loan or lease payments. So which model is right for you? Below, we compare the Mazda3 vs. CX-3 head-to-head to help you make the best choice.

MAZDA3 vs. MAZDA CX-3: Trim Levels

All trim for both models come with standard front-wheel drive, with Mazda i-Activ AWD® configurations also available. The CX-3 comes in fewer trim levels, but offers the most affordable base trim. Compare Mazda3 hatchback vs. the Mazda CX-3 below:

2020 MAZDA3 Hatchback Configurations

  • Base FWD MAZDA3 Hatchback
  • Base i-Activ AWD® MAZDA3 Hatchback
  • Preferred Package FWD MAZDA3 Hatchback
  • Preferred Package i-Activ AWD® MAZDA3 Hatchback
  • Premium Package FWD MAZDA3 Hatchback
  • Premium Package i-Activ AWD® MAZDA3 Hatchback

2020 MAZDA CX-3 Configurations

  • FWD MAZDA CX-3
  • i-Activ AWD® MAZDA CX-3

MAZDA3 vs. MAZDA CX-3: Cargo Space and Dimensions

While the two draw up about even in terms of legroom and headroom, the Mazda3 hatchback cargo space will make packing for trips or sporting events in Hawthorne easier. Compare the Mazda3 and Mazda CX-3 cargo space specs:

2020 MAZDA3 Hatchback: Cargo Space and Interior Dimensions

  • Passenger Volume — 93 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom — 42.3 inches
  • Front Headroom — 38.0 inches
  • Rear Legroom — 35.1 inches
  • Rear Headroom — 37.2 inches
  • Cargo Volume to Row 2 — 20.1 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Volume — 47.1 cubic feet

2020 MAZDA CX-3: Cargo Space and Interior Dimensions

  • Passenger Volume — 88 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom — 41.7 inches
  • Front Headroom — 38.4 inches
  • Rear Legroom — 35.0 inches
  • Rear Headroom — 37.2 inches
  • Cargo Volume to Row 2 — 17.8 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Volume — 42.7 cubic feet

MAZDA3 vs. MAZDA CX-3: Interior Features

Both the Mazda3 hatchback cargo space and CX-3 interior pack tons of convenient — and even premium — features into the base trim. At higher trims, you can add all the connectivity features you need on-the-go in Redondo Beach:

2020 MAZDA3 Key Interior Features

  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • 7-inch LCD Meter Display
  • AM/FM radio with 8 speakers
  • 2 USB ports

2020 MAZDA CX-3 Key Interior Features

  • 7-inch full-color touch screen display
  • AM/FM audio system with Automatic Level Control
  • 6-speaker sound system
  • Active driving display
  • USB audio port

Compare MAZDA3 vs. MAZDA CX-3 Models with South Bay Mazda

Ready to narrow down your options? Make a detailed comparison of the Mazda3 vs. CX-3 cargo space, price range, and more — just contact us at South Bay Mazda to talk specs. Check out our new vehicle specials, as well as Mazda CX-3 lease deals, to make sure you have the best possible Mazda CX-3 price or Mazda3 hatchback price!

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