Toyota RAV4 vs Mazda CX-3 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
MSRP
$33,455
Invoice
$31,281
Average Price Paid
$33,455
11 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport AWD
MSRP
$22,190
Invoice
$21,556
Average Price Paid
$22,158
14 listings nationwide

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

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Fair Price
$34,336
Good Price
$32,305
Great Price
$31,143
2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport AWD
Fair Price
$22,158
Good Price
$21,944
Great Price
$21,823

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,390
17 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,661
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Since its launch in 1997, the Toyota RAV4 has ridden a wave of crossover SUV popularity to become one of Toyota’s bestselling models. Introduced for the 2019 model year, the current-ge...

2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The Mazda CX-3, a subcompact crossover, was introduced for the 2016 model year and refreshed for 2019. It carries over pretty much unchanged for 2021—with the exception of one new stan...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
30
Guru9V4TMC writes:
Excellent
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Jeep Wrangler better.
"Excellent "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2021 Jeep Wrangler better.
"Exceptional "
Richard writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid worse.
"a new style and looks like a BMW"
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid worse.
"heated back seats and lots of leg room"
2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
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
3.44 in x 4.07 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 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 37.8 in 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.6 cu ft 17.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,050 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 181.5 in 168.3 in
Width 73.4 in 69.6 in
Height 68.6 in 60.7 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 101.2 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Flame
  • Blue Flame/Ice Edge Roof
  • Lunar Rock
  • Lunar Rock/Ice Edge Roof
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Midnight Black/Ice Edge Roof
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Adventure Grade Weather Package
  • Black Running Board (Set)
  • Brushed Aluminum Running Board (Set)
  • Convenience Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Protection Package (TMS)
  • Running Board (TMS)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000) (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Two-Tone Paint Application
2021 Mazda CX-3
Sport 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 Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors

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