2020 Mazda CX-3

Mazda CX-3*

VS
2020 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

2020 Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-3

Mazda Model

Mazda CX-5
Skyactiv®-G 2.0L DOHC

Engine

Skyactiv®-G 2.5T
148 HP

Horsepower

187 HP
146 lb-ft

Torque

186 lb-ft

When Boston, MA shoppers want a Mazda SUV, they have two excellent crossover options to choose from: the Mazda CX-3 and the Mazda CX-5. Both models feature Mazda’s performance and style, but with a few key differences. Most significantly, the CX-5 has been updated since the CX-3. Take a look at the CX-3 and CX-5 side-by-side at 495 Mazda.

Performance Crossover Comparison

Driving from Nashua, NH to Wakefield, MA is better when you have Mazda power on your side. Here’s how the engines in the CX-3 and CX-5 compare:

  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 offers three trim levels with the same power design:
    • Skyactiv®-G1 2.0L DOHC
    • 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
    • 148 hp and 146 ft-lb of torque.
    •  Front-wheel drive (FWD) or i-ACTIV AWD®
  • 2020 Mazda CX-5 in available in five trim levels with two power designs:
    • Available in Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring configurations:
      • Skyactiv®-G1 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC
      • 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
      • 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque
      • i-Activ AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist
      • Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport Mode
    • Available in Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trim packages:
      • Skyactiv®-G1 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC
      • 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
      • 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque
      • i-Activ AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist
      • Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport Mode

Drivers who need a more powerful SUV will prefer the choices available in the Mazda CX-5. For regular driving in Lowell, the CX-3 is a good choice.

MAZDA CX-3 VS. CX-5: SAFETY FEATURES

The same innovation that brings you legendary Mazda performance equips both the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 with impressive safety tech. Both SUV models feature:

  • Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Smart City Brake Support, Dynamic Stability Control, and Traction Control System
  • Advanced front airbags with seat belt-use, passenger-weight sensors
  • Front side-impact airbags and side-impact air curtains with rollover protection
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go is standard on the CX-5 and available for the CX-3.
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-keep Assist is standard on the CX-5 and available for the CX-3.

Compare Mazda SUV Models for Yourself at 495 Mazda!

The best way to compare the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Mazda CX-3 is to see them for yourself. Visit 495 Mazda and take them both for a test drive. Also be sure to learn more about tire rotations, read up on Mazda CX-9 towing capacity, and learn about moonroofs vs. sunroofs with our team today!

*2019 model cx-3 shown

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