Mazda MAZDA3 vs Mazda CX-3 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
MSRP
$25,000
Invoice
$23,908
Average Price Paid
$22,711
665 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$27,145
Invoice
$26,374
Average Price Paid
$26,331
444 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
Fair Price
$23,630
Good Price
$22,071
Great Price
$21,179
2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD
Fair Price
$26,660
Good Price
$25,389
Great Price
$24,662

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,049
1 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,535
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

The compact-car market has come a long way from the days of the dreaded “economy car.” And yet many new compact cars, such as the Honda Civic or Toyota's new 2020 Corolla, still fit a ...

2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Tiny and impractical, comfortably seating just two people, in need of more power, yet plenty of fun to drive, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 is the Miata of SUVs. It competes against other inexpe...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Si FWD worse.
"Cleaner design, does not have ugly Honda chrome bar and the huge fake vents that only Honda designers seem to love."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Si FWD worse.
"It just looks so much better both exterior and interior wise."
2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD
writes:
Power Ranked 2019 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4WD better.
"Bigger engine"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4WD worse.
"Much better fit & more affordable. Salespeople were very nice & accommodating. Very cool technology. Beautiful color paint. Gorgeous interior. AWD Sport handles beautifully in nasty conditions."

Specs

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.7 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
186 hp @ 6,000 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.1 cu ft 9.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,038 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.6 in 168.3 in
Width 70.7 in 69.6 in
Height 56.7 in 60.9 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 101.2 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD

Exterior Colors

  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soul Red Metallic Paint Charge
2019 Mazda CX-3
Grand Touring AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ceramic Metallic
  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint
  • Snowflake White Pearl
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint
  • Titanium Flash Mica

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Mazda Mobile Start
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors

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