2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

SUVs have become a popular choice among many different types of drivers. Travelers, parents, and pet owners all have different features that they love of SUVs. Since there are several different types of sports utility vehicles, there is always a model that will fit a driver’s needs. One of the best styles to get for anyone transitioning from a sedan to an SUV is a compact SUV. These models are a smaller SUV size, so it isn’t as intense of a change.

Two popular compact SUV choices are the Mazda CX-3 and the Subaru Crosstrek. Both models provide reliable performance, impressive cargo volume and stunning design. Since both models provide some amazing features, it can be hard to decide between the two. To help you decide between these two models, keep reading for our 2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek comparison. We will be focusing on starting MSRP, engine type, fuel economy and seating capacity.

2020 Mazda CX-3


2020 Subaru Crosstrek

$20,640 Starting MSRP $22,145
2.0-liter Inline Four-Cylinder Engine Type 2.0-liter Flat Four-Cylinder
29 / 34 mpg Fuel Economy (city/highway) 22 / 29 mpg
5 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers


2020 Mazda CX-3 Comfort and Convenience Features

Looking at the comparison table above, we can see that these models have some similarities and differences. Both models can seat up to five people and 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines. However, the Mazda CX-3 has an inline four-cylinder engine while the Subaru Crosstrek has a flat four-cylinder engine. Additionally, the Mazda CX-3 has a better fuel economy rating. Although both models are great options, the available comfort and convenience features in the 2020 Mazda CX-3 will guarantee that everyone will enjoy long trips. These features include:

  • Automatic climate control with pollen filter
  • Electronic parking brake with Auto-hold
  • Remote keyless illuminated entry system with “answer back” feature
  • Cloth-trimmed sport seats
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seats

If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of a 2020 Mazda CX-3, schedule a test drive at Fontana Mazda today. We look forward to seeing you at the dealership.

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