Mazda CX-3


The Mazda CX-3 is a compact crossover SUV with a sporty style and lots of interior entertainment and comfort options. The vehicle is available in both front-wheel and all-wheel drive with a choice of three trim packages. The CX-3 ranks #5 among compact SUVs, according to US News and World Report.

1

What powers the Mazda CX-3?

All of the CX-3 models come with a SKYACTIVE 2.0L, four-cylinder, 148 hp engine.

2

What about the transmission?

All models come with a patented SKYACTIVE-Drive automatic, six-speed transmission with manual-shift and sports mode.

3

What kind of gas mileage can I expect when I drive the CX-3?

According to the EPA, the front-wheel-drive model of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 averages 29 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel-drive model manages 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. This compares very favorably to other SUVs in its class and is one of the top-selling features of the CX-3.

4

What safety features are offered on the CX-3?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the CX-3 an overall five-star rating with full marks in front and side crash tests and four stars in rollover crash tests. Safety features on this vehicle include three-point safety belts for all seating positions, brake assist and electronic brake force, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, a rear camera, and Mazda radar cruise control with stop and go.

5

What colors does the CX-3 come in?

Exterior color choices for the CX-3 include machine gray metallic, soul red crystal metallic, snowflake white pearl, and ceramic metallic. Buyers can choose from various interior colors as well: titanium flash mica, deep crystal blue mica, eternal blue mica, and jet black mica. Some colors require an upgrade.

6

Can you tell me about the entertainment options?

The array entertainment options is one of the CX-3's strong points. Bluetooth hands-free capability, a BOSE seven-speaker audio system, a 7.0" color touch screen, the patented MAZDA CONNECT information and entertainment system, a built-in navigation system, satellite radio, and steering wheel-mounted audio and phone controls are all included as standard equipment.

7

What are a few of the specs on the CX-3?

The CX-3 weighs 2,809 pounds (front-wheel-drive). It measures 168.3" long, 69.6" wide and 60.9" high, with a ground clearance of 6.2".

8

What are some of the highlights of the CX-3's interior?

In addition to the many entertainment features, the Mazda CX-3 offers automatic climate control with a pollen filter, push-button start, cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls, front and rear overhead lights, rear heating ducts, a keyless entry system, and a 12-volt power outlet.

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What about the exterior?

The CX-3 is noted for its sleek, sporty lines. Exterior features include LED running lights, LED fog lights, LED headlights with auto-leveling, heated side mirrors, roof-mounted "shark fin" antenna, rear windshield wiper, dual exhaust, 18" aluminum alloy wheels, and a rear roofline spoiler.

10

How much does the CX-3 cost?

The MSRP for the Mazda CX-3 Sport starts at $20,390. The CX-3T is $22,475, and the starting price of the GT is $25,745. All CX-3s come with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000 powertrain warranty.

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What's new on the CX-3 for 2019?

There aren't a lot of changes to the 2019 model. However, the newest CX-3 features a slightly-restyled interior, a minor bump in horsepower, and the addition of new standard safety features including blindspot monitoring and rear cross safety alert.

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