Compare 2016 FIAT 500X vs 2016 Mazda CX-3

2016 FIAT 500X
2016 Mazda CX-3
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AWD 4-Door Easy
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500X AWD 4-Door Easy 21 30 $23,916 $24,635
500X AWD 4-Door Lounge 21 30 $26,148 $27,035
500X AWD 4-Door Trekking 21 30 $24,474 $25,235
500X AWD 4-Door Trekking Plus 21 30 $28,194 $29,235
500X FWD 4-Door Easy 22 31 $22,099 $22,735
500X FWD 4-Door Lounge 22 31 $24,331 $25,135
500X FWD 4-Door Pop 25 34 $19,895 $20,000
500X FWD 4-Door Trekking 22 31 $22,657 $23,335
500X FWD 4-Door Trekking Plus 22 31 $26,377 $27,335
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AWD 4-Door Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-3 AWD 4-Door Grand Touring 27 32 $25,496 $26,240
CX-3 AWD 4-Door Sport 27 32 $20,614 $21,210
CX-3 AWD 4-Door Touring 27 32 $22,555 $23,210
CX-3 FWD 4-Door Grand Touring 29 35 $24,283 $24,990
CX-3 FWD 4-Door Sport 29 35 $19,401 $19,960
CX-3 FWD 4-Door Touring 29 35 $21,342 $21,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,916
$25,496
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,635
$26,240
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$437 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The smartly styled 2016 Fiat 500X is no off-roader, but it might be the most useful vehicle from the brand yet. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is stylish, well-equipped, and one of the most fun-to-drive vehicles in its segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 86.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 35
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 49
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
63.1 60.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 69.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 60
Liftover Height (in)
29.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
167.2 168.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
14.1 10.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
39.8 42.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.1 10.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 56.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR17 P215/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TTU NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR17 P215/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TTU NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2967 2952
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3900 146 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
ED6 NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6400 146 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 27
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.45
Trans Type
9 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.02
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
FIAT 500X Mazda CX-3
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 6.1

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