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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**

2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5

Choosing between the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and 2019 Mazda CX-5 can be tough when looking for a powerful, comfortable, and high-tech Mazda SUV, however, we at Medlin Mazda have created a Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5 crossover comparison to help drivers decide. Learn more about what these models have to offer you, then take your favorite for a test drive.

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

No matter whether you choose the new Mazda CX-3 or Mazda CX-5, you’ll find plenty of power to get you around Raleigh. However, when it comes to how much power you want, you may prefer one Mazda SUV over the other. Here’s what each model has to offer:

  • Mazda CX-3: The Mazda CX-3 offers a 148 hp, 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine that gives enough power while maintaining an efficient EPA-estimated 29 city/34 highway mpg rating.*
  • Mazda CX-5: The Mazda CX-5 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. Mazda 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. What each offers that set them apart includes:

  • 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
  • Mazda CX-5: 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down and reclining seatback, and 4-speaker audio systems, signaling exterior mirrors and optional tow hitch receiver, fog lights, remote ignition, and garage door opener

Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5: Safety

After perfecting their engines, Mazda focused on safety. This shows in both the new Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-3 as each offers added peace of mind with innovative safety technology.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 Medlin Mazda

Once you’ve decided on your favorite Mazda SUV, schedule a test drive at Medlin Mazda. We have plenty of Mazda models in our inventory, so take a look, browse our new vehicle specials, or Mazda CX-5 lease deals, and save more on your favorite model! If you have any questions in the meantime about our models, the Mazda CX-3 gas mileagewhen to have your oil changed, the differences between leasing and buying, how to get mold out of your car, or want to get the process started today, contact Medlin Mazda!

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