The 2017 Mazda CX-3 will be coming in with a few feature upgrades but before that arrive, let’s look at how the current model will perform when out up against the Honda HR-V.
The Mazda CX-3 will be coming in with a 2.0 liter I-4 engine that will be delivering about 140hp and 146lb ft of torque. The engine will be mated to a six-speed auto transmission. The base model will return about 29mpg in the city and 35mpg on the highway. The base model will come with safety features like stability control, a backup camera, tire-pressure monitor, traction control, DRL, and more.
Under the hood of the Honda, HR-V is a 1.8-liter engine with 141hp and 127lb ft of torque. The engine will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission and will return about 25mpg in the city and 34mpg on the highway which means the Mazda CX-3 has the upper hand when it comes to fuel efficiency. The base model will also come with safety features like stability control, a backup camera, tire pressure monitoring, traction control, DRL and more.
The Mazda CX-3 base model will retail for $19,960 while the Honda HR-V will retail for $19,215.