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Compare 2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 Mazda CX-3
2020 Subaru Crosstrek
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 27 33 $22,255 $23,495
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 33 $25,857 $27,395
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,015 $22,145
Crosstrek Premium CVT 27 33 $23,226 $24,545
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $21,986 $23,195
Crosstrek Hybrid CVT N/A N/A $33,016 $35,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,409
$22,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,040
$23,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is stylish but impractical for a crossover SUV. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek puts safety first, with capability a close second.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 100.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60 61
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
168.3 175.8
Height, Overall (in)
60.9 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 104.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.6 71
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
39.4 42.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
17.8 20.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
30.9 32.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
42.7 55.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.8 20.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
56.7 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.8
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 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2994 3188
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
146 @ 2800 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 152 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89 4.38
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 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-3 Subaru Crosstrek
Body Style
i-ACTIV AWD 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 5.9
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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2020 Mazda CX-3
  • 2020 CX-3 supplies improving
  • $500 rebate + $750 loyalty bonus
  • Lease from $179 for 36 months + free 1st payment
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months, no payment for 90 days
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2020 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2021 Crosstrek arriving; 2020s sold out
  • No factory rebate, but dealer discounting likely
  • Lease from $275 for 36 months
  • Get 1.9% APR for 48 months

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