The Mazda CX-3 competes in a crowded field of low-cost small crossovers and keeps pace with all of them.
The Chevrolet Trax is a relatively compelling pick in base configurations with its price that rivals the CX-3.
The Honda HR-V might be our pick of the class thanks to its surprising space and interior flexibility, although it’s more expensive.
The Toyota C-HR is the most expressive of the bunch with love-it-or-leave-it looks that we won’t comment on, but note that it’s only front-wheel drive.
The Hyundai Kona is a new entry and could be a compelling value when it goes on sale.
The Subaru Crosstrek has a higher entry price, but standard all-wheel drive and better handling than the last version.
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|27 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||24 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||27 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Turbocharged Gas 4-Cyl||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded H-4||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Compact Cars||Special Purpose||Small Station Wagon||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||Compact Cars|
|Sport FWD||FWD 4-Door LS||LX 2WD Manual||SE 2.0L Automatic||2.0i Manual||XLE FWD (GS)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||CVT w/OD|
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