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Compare the 2021 MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5

2021 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5
2021 MAZDA CX-3

vs.

2021 MAZDA CX-5
SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC

Engine

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T
148 hp

Horsepower

187 hp
146 lb-ft

Torque

186 lb-ft
Standard

Mazda Radar Cruise Control

Standard
Standard

Lane Departure Warning

Standard

Which Mazda SUV is best for you? It depends on a variety of factors, but both the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 are excellent choices, head and shoulders above the rest of the competition for any of your daily drives in and around New Haven, or adventures beyond. Let’s compare the Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5, and see which of these two sleek Mazda SUV models fits your lifestyle best.

 

 

MAZDA CX-3 VS. MAZDA CX-5: Performance

The advanced SKYACTIV®-G engine equips both the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 in this crossover comparison, creating an engaging and efficient driving experience for both on the highways and byways of North Haven. That said, the larger and heavier Mazda CX-5 does include the more powerful SKYACTIV®-G1 engine option. Here are the specifications:

MAZDA CX-3 Engine

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC
  • 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
  • 148 hp and 146 ft-lb of torque
  •  Front-wheel drive (FWD) or i-ACTIV AWD

MAZDA CX-5 Engine (Sport, Touring, Grand Touring)

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC
  • 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
  • 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque
  • i-Activ AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport Mode

MAZDA CX-5 Engine (Grand Touring Reserve, Signature)

  • SKYACTIV®-G1 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC
  • 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
  • 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque
  • i-Activ AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport Mode

MAZDA CX-3 VS. MAZDA CX-5: Safety

Whether you choose the extra nimble Mazda CX-3 or the extra spacious Mazda CX-5, you and your passenger’s safety will be secured by advanced passive and active safety systems. The modern active systems are especially effective in keeping accidents from happening in the first place, and include the following, and more:

  • Rearview Camera
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Smart Brake Support with collision warning
  • And more!

Find Your MAZDA SUV with Hamden Mazda

If you are looking for an uncommonly beautiful, fun to drive SUV near Wallingford, both the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 are worthy candidates. Regardless of which you choose, you can count on Hamden Mazda to make the process smooth and painless, from our online method to apply for financing, to our in-depth car buying tips. Visit our Hamden showroom today!

 

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