Compare 2020 Honda HR-V vs 2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Honda HR-V
2020 Mazda CX-3
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HR-V EX 2WD CVT 28 34 $23,400 $24,070
HR-V EX AWD CVT 26 31 $24,853 $25,570
HR-V EX-L 2WD CVT 28 34 $24,950 $25,670
HR-V EX-L AWD CVT 26 31 $26,404 $27,170
HR-V LX 2WD CVT 28 34 $20,347 $20,920
HR-V LX AWD CVT 27 31 $21,801 $22,420
HR-V Sport 2WD CVT 28 34 $21,995 $22,620
HR-V Sport AWD CVT 26 31 $23,448 $24,120
HR-V Touring AWD CVT 26 31 $28,168 $28,990
Sport AWD

Pricing

Invoice Price

$23,400
$21,409

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$24,070
$22,040

Monthly Payment Estimate

$401 / month
$367 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

5.2
5.7

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Honda HR-V oozes with practicality, though gas mileage and safety equipment have room to improve. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is stylish but impractical for a crossover SUV.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

28 mpg 27 mpg

Highway

34 mpg 32 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small Station Wagons Compact Cars

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in)

41.2 41.7

Passenger Volume (ft³)

96.1 87.6

Front Hip Room (in)

53.1 52.3

Second Leg Room (in)

39.3 35

Front Head Room (in)

37.6 38.4

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

47.4 49

Front Shoulder Room (in)

56.8 53.5

Second Head Room (in)

38.3 37.2

Second Shoulder Room (in)

54.5 50.4

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

60.6 59.9

Wheelbase (in)

102.8 101.2

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

69.8 69.6

Track Width, Front (in)

60.4 60

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.4 6.1

Length, Overall (in)

170.4 168.3

Height, Overall (in)

63.2 60.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

58.8 42.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

24.3 17.8

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

24.3 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)

11.1 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)

11.5 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)

13.2 11.9

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.4 34.8

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P215/55VR17 P215/60HR16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P215/55VR17 P215/60HR16

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

2959 2994

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

127 @ 4300 146 @ 2800

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

141 @ 6500 148 @ 6000

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

30 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

34 32

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

28 27

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1)

2.53 - 0.41 3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

5.44 4.33

Trans Type

1 6

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.71 3.89

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Trans Description Cont.

CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.45

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

- 2.02

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.60

Summary

Vehicle Name

Honda HR-V Mazda CX-3

Body Style

Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

5.9 6.1

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- 100

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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