Compare 2017 Mazda CX-3 vs 2017 Subaru Crosstrek

2017 Mazda CX-3
2017 Subaru Crosstrek
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-3 Grand Touring AWD 27 32 $25,495 $26,240
CX-3 Grand Touring FWD 29 34 $24,283 $24,990
CX-3 Sport AWD 27 32 $20,615 $21,210
CX-3 Sport FWD 29 34 $19,403 $19,960
CX-3 Touring AWD 27 32 $22,555 $23,210
CX-3 Touring FWD 29 34 $21,343 $21,960
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2.0i Limited CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek 2.0i Limited CVT 26 33 $23,824 $25,195
Crosstrek 2.0i Manual 23 30 $20,599 $21,695
Crosstrek 2.0i Premium CVT 26 33 $22,256 $23,495
Crosstrek 2.0i Premium Manual 23 30 $21,339 $22,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,495
$23,824
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,240
$25,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$437 / month
$420 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Mazda CX-3 keeps the most attractive features from last year: its price and its handling. The 2017 Subaru Outback is an extremely versatile, rugged, compact SUV that's relatively efficient compared to other crossovers.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.3 94
Second Hip Room (in)
49 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 54.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 52.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60 60
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
168.3 175.2
Height, Overall (in)
60.9 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 60
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 103.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.6 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
39.4 53
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
10.1 22.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
30.9 32
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
42.3 51.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.1 22.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
56.7 64.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 35
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/50VR18 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50VR18 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2952 3208
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
146 @ 2800 145 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
146 @ 6000 148 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.58 - 0.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-3 Subaru Crosstrek
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.0
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
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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