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2019 Mazda CX-3

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2019 Mazda CX-5

2019 Mazda CX-3

2019 Mazda CX-5

2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine
SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic


SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic with manual-shifter and Sport Mode


SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control Plus
29 city/34 highway mpg

EPA-Estimated MPG

25 city/31 highway mpg

Starting MSRP


2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Both the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and 2019 Mazda CX-5 are powerful, high-tech, and comfortable Mazda SUVs. For Rio Rancho and Santa Fe drivers, the choice can be tough. We’ve created a Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5 crossover comparison to help! Learn more with University Mazda today.

Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5: Performance & Price

While both the new CX-3 and CX-5 provide a powerful Farmington commute, the CX-5 provides more horsepower, while the CX-3 boasts greater fuel efficiency. Regardless of your preference for your next crossover, there’s a Mazda model that delivers. Here’s what each model has to offer:

  • 2019 Mazda CX-3: The CX-3 has a starting MSRP of $20,390* and offers a 148-hp, 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine that packs sufficient power while maintaining an efficient EPA-estimated 29 city/34 highway mpg rating.
  • 2019 Mazda CX-5: The CX-5 starts at $24,350* and is built with a 187-hp 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine. This helps the CX-5 achieve an EPA-estimated mpg rating of 25 city/31 highway.

Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5: Interior

Both Mazda SUV models provide 7-inch displays, Bluetooth® hands-free capabilities, MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment Systems, and a 6-way manual driver’s seat. Here are a few additional offerings that set the two apart:

  • 2019 Mazda CX-3: 60/40 split fold-down rear seats, a 12-volt power outlet, rear window defogger with timer, Remote keyless illuminated entry system with “answer back” feature, and cloth-trimmed sport seats
  • 2019 Mazda CX-5: 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down and reclining seatback, 4-speaker audio system, signaling exterior mirrors and optional tow hitch receiver, fog lights, remote ignition, and garage door opener

Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5: Safety

Standard safety is important in a new SUV, and when it comes to the CX-3 and new CX-5, Mazda has you covered. The new innovative safety tech in each model gives you peace of mind no matter where the roads may take you. These safety features include:

  • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System
  • Hill Launch Assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Optional Lane Departure Warning System

Experience a New Mazda SUV at University Mazda

When you’re ready to test drive a new Mazda crossover SUV, tour the roomy cabin of the Mazda CX-5, and learn more about our capable Mazda models, including the used Mazda CX-5, to compare the Mazda CX-3 vs. Subaru Crosstrek, the SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY in them, or whether buying or leasing is best for you, visit us at University Mazda. Browse our new vehicle specials as well to help you save more on your favorite model. Contact us today for more information!

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*MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $995 destination charge (Alaska $1,040). Model shown priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary.


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