Mazda CX-30 vs Mazda CX-3: Mazda Crossover Comparison

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-30 on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 at 7:20 pm
2020 Mazda CX-30 and 2019 Mazda CX-3

What Are the Differences Between the Mazda CX-30 and Mazda CX-3?

With the exciting debut of the 2020 Mazda CX-30, the Mazda crossover line begins to really fill out. With the all-new model slotting just above the subcompact Mazda CX-3, drivers shopping the Mazda line are posed with a difficult choice. So, what are the differences between the Mazda CX-30 and Mazda CX-3? See for yourself with this Mazda crossover comparison.

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Cargo Space and Dimensions

The smaller Mazda CX-3 offers seating for up to five passengers, plus 12.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. The 2020 Mazda CX-30 also offers seating for up to five passengers, but tacks on a more capacious cargo area with 20.2 cubic feet of space. This makes the new CX-30 a better fit for drivers with more serious cargo-moving needs that exceed your typical day-to-day errands.

Dimension  Mazda CX-30  Mazda CX-3 
Wheelbase  104.5 in.  101.2 in. 
Length  173 in.  168.3 in. 
Width  70.7 in.  69.6 in. 
Height  62.2 in.  60.7 in. 
Ground Clearance  6.9 in.  6.1 in. 

Engine Options

The all-new Mazda CX-30 is expected to offer three engines, including a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine, an all-new SKYACTIV®-X engine and a 1.8-liter SKYACTIV®-D diesel four-cylinder engine. The Mazda CX-3 also draws life from a standard 2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine, returning 148 horsepower and an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 29 city/34 highway. Both Mazda crossovers offer standard FWD or the available Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® system.


2019 Mazda CX-3 with New Soul Red Crystal Exterior Color

2019 Mazda CX-3


2020 Mazda CX-30 exterior view

2020 Mazda CX-30

Feature Availability

In the Mazda CX-30, drivers can expect to find a new standard 8.8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen interface with one-touch access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The MAZDA CONNECT™ system of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 employs a smaller 7-inch touchscreen display. Other feature highlights on deck for the 2020 Mazda CX-30 include the Active Driving Display, a 12-speaker Bose® sound system and the Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® safety systems.

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