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Where Did the Mazda CX-3 Go?

Did Mazda Discontinue the Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV? 

It’s 2022 and Mazda has already announced the 2022 model year updates to almost all its models here in the US. The Japanese carmaker has also launched its first-ever electric vehicle in the US with the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV and is set to launch three all-new crossover SUVs by the next year – the first of which, the first-ever Mazda CX-50, aka the 2023 Mazda CX-50, has already been unveiled on November 15 last year and the Mazda CX-70 and CX-90 are still underway. But if you visit Mazda USA’s website, there’s a model missing from the vehicle lineup. It’s the Mazda CX-3. What happened to the Mazda CX-3? Did Mazda Discontinue its smallest crossover? Read on this blog from Fontana Mazda in Fontana, CA, to find out.   

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Which Mazda Models Have Been Discounted for the 2022 Model Year?

Mazda Announces Discontinuation of CX-3 and Mazda6 Models

At the end of May, Mazda came out with news that may have made some fans sad. On May 21st, Mazda announced that the CX-3 and the Mazda6 models would be discontinued for the 2022 model year. While we are sad to see these models go, we are here today to discuss why Mazda made the decision to discontinue them. Keep reading to learn more about this announcement!

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How Comfortable is the 2021 Mazda CX-3?

2021 Mazda CX-3 Comfort and Convenience Features

When you go on a trip, you might be more focused on entertainment, how much space you have, and making sure you don’t forget anything. However, comfort and convenience are just as important for a trip, whether it’s long or short. The 2021 Mazda CX-3 comes with standard features that ensure that you and your passengers are comfortable on every trip. Join us today as we take a look at the standard comfort and convenience features of the 2021 Mazda CX-3, available in Fontana, CA.

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What Colors Are Available for the 2021 Mazda CX-3?

2021 Mazda CX-3 Available Exterior Paint Color Options

Sleek, sport, and sophisticated. These three words describe the stand-out style of the 2021 Mazda CX-3. While most of the style is attributed to the body design and key details, the paint color helps to bring everything together. If you are looking for a 2021 Mazda CX-3 near Fontana, CA, you might curious as to which paint color options are available. There are seven colors available for this subcompact crossover. Check them out below to find your favorite color!

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What Safety Technologies Are Available for the 2021 Mazda CX-3?

2021 Mazda CX-3 Available Safety Features

Over the years, we have seen the SUV replace the sedan as the number one vehicle choice among Americans. This is due to them providing everything that a driver desires in a vehicle. While some prefer full-size SUVs, others enjoy driving small SUVs. These models are great transition from sedan to SUV and the 2021 Mazda CX-3 is one of the best choices. The 2021 Mazda CX-3, available in Fontana, CA, has several available safety features to keep you and your passengers secure. Keep reading as we explore these features.

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What Engine Powers the 2021 Mazda CX-3?

2021 Mazda CX-3 Performance Specs and Features

For some people, driving is a great way to relax and have fun. While you can have one vehicle for fun and another for reliability, why not save some money and get one that can do both? The 2021 Mazda CX-3 is a subcompact crossover SUV that will have you enjoying every driving experience even if you’re just going to the grocery store. Keep reading as we explore the performance specs and features of the 2021 Mazda CX-3.

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How Spacious is the Interior of the 2021 Mazda CX-3?

2021 Mazda CX-3 Interior Space Dimensions and Comfort Features

SUVs have become the number one choice among many drivers. They provide space, comfort, and power all at once while also exuding modern style. You also have a range of SUV sizes from full-size to subcompact. One of our favorite subcompact crossover SUV is the 2021 Mazda CX-3. Although it is a smaller SUV, it still provides plenty of space and comfort. Keep reading as we explore the interior space dimensions and comfort features of the 2021 Mazda CX-3.

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Which Mazda SUV is For You?

Mazda is one of the largest major automakers in the world, and one of the top designers and producers of SUVs around the globe. Mazda’s vehicle lineup includes a wide selection of SUVs, including compact, subcompact, crossover, and full-size models. Which Mazda SUV is better for you and your family’s needs?

As an automaker, Mazda is renowned for their sharp attention to detail and for their innovations in drive performance, fuel economy, tech features, and amenities that have paved the way toward the future of modern vehicle models—including SUVs. 

Virtually every new Mazda SUV that hits the automarket becomes an instant bestseller, and many of Mazda’s SUV models have been the recipients of one or multiple awards. There are currently several SUVs in Mazda’s lineup. Any Mazda SUV could be a great option for you; the right choice just depends on your family, lifestyle, driving preferences, etc. 

Three of the current most popular SUVs in Mazda’s lineup are smaller SUVs—the CX-3, the CX-30, and the CX-5. If you’re in the market for a Mazda SUV, keep reading to learn more about the top three smaller SUVs in Mazda’s current lineup and how they compare to one another in some of the most important areas to help you make your car-buying decision. 

Powertrains and Performance 

Drive performance is one of the most important contributing factors to consider when you are trying to decide which vehicle is right for you. Keep reading to learn how Mazda’s CX-3, CX-30, and CX-5 models compare in terms of engine options and performance on the road. 

The Mazda CX-30 is only available with one engine—a 2.5-L engine that delivers 186 horsepower and 186 lb.-ft. of torque and is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission to offer excellent responsiveness and agility on the road. 

Mazda’s CX-3 is the smallest of Mazda’s smaller crossover SUV models, but it still delivers an impressive amount of power on the road with its only available engine option. This base engine is a 2.0-L naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine that delivers 148 horsepower and 146 lb.-ft. of torque on the road. The CX-3’s engine also pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission that offers a smooth ride for both drivers and passengers.

The Mazda CX-5 differs from the CX-3 and CX-30 models in that it is available with more than one engine option. Its base engine is the same as the CX-30’s only available engine. However, the CX-5 is also available with a more powerful 2.5-L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 227 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft and a 2.2-L turbodiesel engine that offers 168 horsepower and 290 lb.-ft. of torque but is only available in signature models of the CX-5. 

Size and Space 

Mazda’s CX-3, CX-30, and CX-5 models are all smaller compact or subcompact crossover SUVs. So how do these similar models compare in terms of size and cargo space? 

The CX-3 is the smallest of the three models with a length of 168.3 inches and the CX-5 is the biggest with a length of 179.1 inches, which puts the 173-inch CX-30 in between these two models when it comes to size. The CX-30 offers the perfect compromise for city drivers who are looking for an SUV that will fit their family but will also fit into tight parking spaces and maneuver easily on city streets. 

All three of these SUVs offer plenty of room for both cargo and passengers. The CX-3 gives passengers the least amount of space among these three SUVs, offering front-row passengers 41.7 inches of legroom and second-row passengers 35 inches of legroom. The CX-30 offers front-row passengers 41.7 inches of legroom as well, but gives rear-row passengers 36.3 inches of legroom. Among these three SUVs, the CX-5 takes first place in terms of space for rear passengers—it offers front-row passengers 41.0 inches of legroom and backseat passengers get 39.6 inches of legroom. 

Affordability 

Affordability is something that almost every driver keeps at the forefront of their minds when it comes to buying a new car. Keep reading to learn how Mazda’s three smaller SUVs compare in terms of price range. 

The starting price for a 2020 Mazda CX-3 is $21,740 and is only available in one trim level, but it is available with a wide range of optional accessories. The 2020 Mazda CX-30 comes in four different trim levels: a base model with a starting price of $23,000, two in-between trim levels—the Select and the Preferred trim levels—and a highest Premium trim level that starts at $29,300.

The base Sport model of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 starts at $25,190, its Touring model starts at $26,830, its Grand Touring model starts at $30,310, its Grand Touring Reserve model starts at $35,135, and its highest Signature trim level has a starting price of $37,155.

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Take a Look at the Stunning Color Options for the 2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Mazda CX-3 Available Exterior Color Options

Sleek, demanding, and sophisticated. These three words describe the style of the 2020 Mazda CX-3. From the exterior to the interior, you’ll gain positive attention from both strangers and friends. However, the exterior is what makes the first impression so it’s important to choose the color that fits your personal style. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 has nine exterior color options available. We will be exploring these colors today to help you pick out your favorite!

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How Much Interior Space Does Each of the Mazda SUV Models Have?

When looking for a new SUV, you need to make sure it has the right amount of space for your needs. Whether you’re looking for more cargo space, more passenger space, or both, it’s good to know what your options are. Today, we are going to explore how much interior space each of the Mazda SUV models have. We hope this will help you decide which model is your best fit.

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