2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport

2018 Mazda CX-3 in Red vs 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport in Red

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 was designed for spontaneous excursions, whether they be through bustling city streets or along winding country roads. See how the compact crossover compares to another model in its segment with this 2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport comparison from Gwatney Mazda. 

Across all three trims, the Mazda CX-3 is more affordable than the Nissan Rogue Sport. Budget car shoppers won't only find money-saving incentives in the Mazda CX-3's starting price, but also in the CUV's fuel economy. The Mazda CX-3 earns up to 29 MPG in the city, which will make a huge difference in gas savings compared to the Rogue Sport's 25 city MPG. Due to its high fuel efficiency, the Mazda CX-3 offers slightly less interior space than the Rogue Sport but its 86.3 cu. ft. of passenger space and 44.5 cu. ft of cargo space is still plenty. Lastly, the Mazda CX-3's engine delivers the most horsepower for a more thrilling drive. 

2018 Mazda CX-3


2018 Nissan Rogue Sport

$20,110 - $25,165

3 Trim Level Options

Starting Price Range &

Trim Levels

$22,110 - $27,190

3 Trim Level Options

146-horsepower SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC I-4 Base Engine Specs 141-horsepower 2.0L DOHC I-4
Up to 29 city / 34 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) Up to 25 city / 32 highway

Passenger: 86.3 cubic feet

Cargo: 12.4 cubic feet - 44.5 cubic feet

Passenger &

Cargo Volume

Passenger: 96 cubic feet

Cargo: 22.9 cubic feet - 61.1 cubic feet

2018 Mazda CX-3 Configurations

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is available in three configurations--Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The base trim level, Sport, is packed with a generous number of standard features to cover the basic needs of the modern driver and deliver an enhanced driving experience. 

See what comes standard on the Mazda CX-3 Sport trim with the list of key features below:

  • Daytime Running Lights
  • 7" Color Touch Screen Display
  • MAZDA CONNECT Infotainment System
  • USB/Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Rearview Camera
  • ...and much more!

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