2020 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 MAZDA CX-3 VS CX-5

2020 Mazda CX-3


2020 Mazda CX-5
2.0L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine
Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic


Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic with manual-shifter and Sport Mode
Skyactiv®-Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control


Skyactiv®-Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control Plus
29 city/34 highway mpg**

EPA-Estimated MPG

25 city/31 highway mpg**

Starting MSRP


The new Mazda SUVs available at North Penn Mazda provide drivers with the high-tech, family-friendly SUV needed for each North Wales commute. Find the one that’s right for you by starting with our Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5 comparison at North Penn Mazda. Our team can help you determine which has all you need and more for an overall enhanced drive. We also offer new vehicle specials to help you save more on your favorite model.

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Performance & Price

Both family-friendly SUVs are built with high-powered engines at an affordable price. For those looking to save more on a Mazda SUV, however, the Mazda CX-3 is the cheaper option. When it comes to prices and performances, here’s what each model has to offer:

2020 MAZDA CX-3: The Mazda CX-3 has a starting MSRP of $20,640* and offers the following performance features: 

  • 2.0L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine
  • 148-hp
  • 29 mpg city/34 mpg highway**

2020 MAZDA CX-5: The Mazda CX-5 starts off with an MSRP of $25,190*. Drivers can find the following standard performance features: 

  • 2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine
  • 187-hp
  • 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway**

This Mazda crossover comparison shows the Mazda CX-3 as the more affordable model. However, the Mazda CX-5 offers a bit more horsepower for a more exciting drive. Looking to save more? Contact our finance department to learn about your options.

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Interior Features

When it comes to standard features, both Mazda SUV models include Bluetooth connectivity, 7-inch touchscreen display screens, and Infotainment systems to make even the longest road trip something to look forward to. There are a few differences in features between the two. These include:

2020 MAZDA CX-3:

  • 5 passenger seating capacity
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seats
  • 6-way manual driver’s seats
  • 6-speaker sound system
  • Steering wheel audio and cruise controls

2020 MAZDA CX-5:

  • 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down and reclining rear seatback
  • 4-way manually adjustable front passenger seat
  • Adjustable front and rear headrests
  • 5 passenger seating capacity
  • 4-speaker audio system with level control

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Safety Features

We understand that anything can happen on the road. This is why our Mazda models come equipped with advanced safety features to help you handle whatever the road throws at you. Some of the key safety features from both models include: 

  • Rearview camera
  • Blindspot monitoring
  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Lane departure warning system
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Hill launch assist
  • Dynamic stability control
  • Traction control system
  • Advanced airbag system

Choose Your New Mazda SUV at North Penn Mazda

If you’re ready to get behind the wheel of your favorite Mazda model with North Penn Mazda, apply for financing online to get the process started. Have questions? Contact our team! We’re more than happy to help.

*MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $945 destination charge (Alaska $990). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.
**EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

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