Compare 2020 Hyundai Kona vs 2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Hyundai Kona
2020 Mazda CX-3
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $26,264 $27,500
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $24,948 $26,100
Kona SE Automatic AWD 26 30 $21,029 $21,700
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,699 $20,300
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 26 30 $22,504 $23,500
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $21,188 $22,100
Kona SEL Plus Automatic AWD 26 30 $24,243 $25,350
Kona SEL Plus Automatic FWD 27 33 $22,927 $23,950
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $28,003 $29,350
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,687 $27,950
Sport AWD

Pricing

Invoice Price

$26,264
$21,409

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$27,500
$22,040

Monthly Payment Estimate

$458 / month
$367 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.0
5.7

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Hyundai Kona is an eyeful, but has nearly everything crossover buyers want in a city-friendly package. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is stylish but impractical for a crossover SUV.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

26 mpg 27 mpg

Highway

29 mpg 32 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Compact Cars

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in)

53.3 52.3

Second Leg Room (in)

34.6 35

Front Head Room (in)

38 38.4

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

52.2 49

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.5 53.5

Second Head Room (in)

37.8 37.2

Second Shoulder Room (in)

54.5 50.4

Front Leg Room (in)

41.5 41.7

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 87.6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

61.7 59.9

Wheelbase (in)

102.4 101.2

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

70.9 69.6

Track Width, Front (in)

61.4 60

Min Ground Clearance (in)

6.7 6.1

Length, Overall (in)

164 168.3

Height, Overall (in)

61.6 60.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

45.8 42.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

19.2 17.8

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

19.2 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)

11.2 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)

13.2 11.9

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.8 34.8

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/45HR18 P215/60HR16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P235/45HR18 P215/60HR16

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3256 2994

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 16 X 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 16 X 6.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 100

Engine

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

195 @ 1500 146 @ 2800

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

1.6 L/97 2.0 L/122

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

175 @ 5500 148 @ 6000

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

26 27

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

27 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

29 32

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.17 2.02

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.72 -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.02 1.00

Trans Description Cont.

Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.81 0.60

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.64 3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.58 4.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.83 1.45

Trans Type

7 6

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.85 0.71

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

4.70 3.89

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Kona Mazda CX-3

Body Style

Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Torsion Beam

Emissions

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

6.6 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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