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2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Ford Escape

Gwatney Mazda of Germantown can’t overstate the challenge buyers face when shopping for a compact crossover SUV. The Mazda CX-3 offers strong performance and efficiency scores, as well as a strong trim ladder that offers strong list of available accessories. Because of the strengths of the smallest member of the Mazda crossover SUV family, it is able to make a case for being chosen over slightly larger and more powerful models. Examine the comparison between the 2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Ford Escape to see how strong a platform is available at the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown showroom. What the new Mazda crossover SUV may lack in comparison to the Escape, it more than makes up for in other areas. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Mazda CX-3 by calling, 833-241-6312 today.

For the new model year, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 picks up several upgrades and updates that will only serve to raise its profile with those in the buying cycle for a new crossover SUV. The 2019 model year delivers a redesigned center console that is able to store more items and greater availability of Mazda’s suite of active driver safety systems. From an aesthetic standpoint, independent reviews have praised the interior of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 for being both refined and comfortable. By comparison, the 2019 Ford Escape loses points with the same reviewers for having a dashboard that is a little behind the times in terms of design as well as an interior that lacks a certain quality. Additionally, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 makes safety system standard equipment, where some features must be added to the new Escape.


2019 Mazda CX-3


2019 Ford Escape

2.0-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
Six-speed Automatic Transmission Six-speed Automatic
Yes Avail. AWD Yes
29/34 Fuel Economy 22/29


Fuel Economy scores

Let’s get this out of the way. The 2019 Mazda CX-3 does get an upgraded powertrain for the new model year, a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. Ford has equipped the 2019 Escape with a larger four-cylinder engine that makes more power. However, where the Mazda CX-3 is able to make up ground is in fuel economy. Models of the compact Mazda crossover SUV with front-wheel-drive can achieve up to 29 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway. Gwatney Mazda of Germantown customers can choose to add the automaker’s all-wheel-drive system to their 2019 Mazda CX-3 and see 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The 2019 Ford Escape doesn’t come close to matching these figures.



A front left quarter photo of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 in a photo studio.
A photo of one of the interior configuration in the 2019 CX-3.
The 2019 CX-3 offers several different rear-seat configurations.
An interior photo of the rear seats folded down for max cargo capacity in the 2019 CX-3.
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