2018 Mazda CX-3

Mazda CX-3

2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

2020 MAZDA CX-3 vs. 2020 MAZDA CX-5

Skyactiv®-G 2.0L DOHC


Skyactiv®-G 2.5T
148 hp and 146 lb-ft

Horsepower and Torque

187 hp and 186 lb-ft
8.8-inch Mazda Connect™ touchscreen interface


7-inch Mazda Connect™ touchscreen infotainment system
15.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind Second Row

30.9 cubic feet

When it comes to comparing Mazda SUVs to find the right one for you and your family’s needs, trust the comparison guides at Hodges Mazda. There are five SUVs in the lineup, so you’ll want to start by comparing the Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5. These models provide high-end interiors and plenty of technology for an entertaining Orange park ride. Learn more about both models at Hodges Mazda today!

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Engine Performance

Mazda SUVs are built for an efficient and powerful drive. With Mazda Skyactiv® Technology integrated into each powertrain, you can rest assured that either of these models is a great option. Check out the Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5 specs here:

  • MAZDA CX-3 Performance Specs
    • 2.0-liter Skyactiv®-G four-cylinder engine
    • 148 hp and 146 lb-ft
    • 34 combined estimated MPG*
    • FWD standard, or i-Activ AWD®
    • Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport mode
  • MAZDA CX-5 Performance Specs
    • Skyactiv®-G 2.5T
    • 187 hp and 186 lb-ft
    • 31 combined estimated MPG*
    • FWD standard, or i-Activ AWD®
    • Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport mode

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Interior

Comparing these Mazda SUV models show that both are sleek and stylish with interior features like infotainment touchscreens and smartphone compatibility, however, the Mazda CX-3 is slightly smaller when it comes down to dimensions. Compare them for yourself:

  • MAZDA CX-3 Interior Dimensions
    • Headroom, front/rear — 38.4 / 37.2 inches
    • Shoulder room, front/rear — 53.5 / 50.4 inches
    • Hip room, front/rear — 52.3 / 49.0 inches
    • Legroom, front/rear — 41.7 / 35.0 inches
    • Cargo volume – rear seatback up/folded — 17.8 / 42.7 cubic feet
  • MAZDA CX-5 Interior Dimensions
    • Headroom, front/rear — 39.7 / 39.0 inches
    • Shoulder room, front/rear — 57.1 / 54.8 inches
    • Hip room, front/rear — 55.2 / 55.3 inches
    • Legroom, front/rear — 41.0 / 39.6 inches
    • EPA cargo volume, rear seatback up/folded — 30.9 / 59.6 cubic feet

Do a Crossover Comparison at Hodges Mazda

No matter if you want to learn more about the Mazda CX-5 dimensions, Mazda CX-5 gas mileage, Mazda CX-5 trim levels, or the Mazda CX-3 performance, the team at Hodges Mazda can help. If you’re ready to get the process started on your favorite Mazda SUV, apply for financing online or contact our finance department to learn more about your financing options.

*EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.
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