Compare 2021 FIAT 500X vs 2021 Mazda CX-3

2021 FIAT 500X
2021 Mazda CX-3
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Pop AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500X Pop AWD 24 30 $24,883 $25,140
500X Sport AWD 24 30 $26,553 $27,370
500X Trekking AWD 24 30 $25,707 $26,470
500X Trekking Plus AWD 24 30 $29,176 $30,160
Sport AWD
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,883
$21,566
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,140
$22,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$370 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.6
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Though not perfect, the 2021 Fiat 500X is a characterful, stylish choice that is often discounted. The 2021 Mazda CX-3 is a small but well-equipped crossover available in only base Sport trim.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 50.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.7 87.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.3
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 35
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.4
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)
63.7 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)
- 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
14.1 17.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
39.8 42.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.1 17.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 56.7
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 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 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
TMF NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR17 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TMF NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 2994
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 6500 146 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
EYF NA
Displacement
1.3 L/81 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
177 @ 5500 148 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 27
Transmission
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
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
FIAT 500X Mazda CX-3
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD 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
6.9 6.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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