2020 MAZDA3

2020 MAZDA3

2020 MAZDA CX-3

2020 MAZDA CX-3

2020 MAZDA3

2020 MAZDA CX-3

2.5L 4-cylinder


2.0L Skyactiv®-G
186 hp


148 hp
186 lb-ft


146 lb-ft
26/35 city/highway mpg*

EPA-Estimated MPG

29/34 city/highway mpg*

2020 MAZDA3 vs. 2020 MAZDA CX-3

If you’re in need of a new vehicle but aren’t sure whether a Mazda sedan or Mazda SUV would be best for you and your driving needs, you’ll want to compare the Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-3. Each Mazda model offers innovative technology and a strong performance, however, only one will have what you need on your daily Rio Rancho commutes. Compare these models with us at University Mazda and get one step closer to driving off in a new Mazda.

MAZDA3 vs. MAZDA CX-3: Performance

The base engines are a little different in each model. The new Mazda3 is built with a 186-hp 2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine that’s paired with a Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with sport mode as well as Skyactiv® Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control Plus.

The new Mazda CX-3 is equipped with a 148-hp 2.0L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine that’s also paired with the Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with sport mode as well as Skyactiv® Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control Plus. When it comes to power on Farmington roads, the Mazda3 is the model for you.

MAZDA3 vs. MAZDA CX-3: Interior

No matter how long you’re in the vehicle, you want to ensure the drive will be comfortable and entertaining for everyone. While these models have a few features in common such as 5-passenger seating, smartphone integrations, Bluetooth® hands-free technology, remote keyless entry, push button start, and a Mazda Connect™ system, you’ll also want to take a look at the differences to help you choose the model you like best.

2020 MAZDA3

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

2020 MAZDA CX-3

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

In the end, if you’re looking for a larger vehicle, the Mazda3 hatchback cargo space offers a bit more than the sedan models. However, the Mazda CX-3 cargo space is larger than that of the Mazda3 model. If you’re interested in having more space, the new CX-3 is the model for you, so check out the Mazda CX-3 price and apply for financing online!

Test Drive a New Mazda at University Mazda

Once you’re ready to test drive your favorite Mazda model after comparing the Mazda3 vs. CX-3, or you want to learn about the Mazda3 hatchback price, make your way to University Mazda. With our large inventory and new vehicle specials, you can get behind the wheel of your favorite Mazda model for a more affordable price. Contact us today with any questions, to learn more about the 2020 Mazda3 hatchback’s configurations, or get the process started by getting pre-approved when you apply for financing online.

*EPA-Estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.

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