Differences & Similarities of the 2019 and 2018 Mazda CX-3

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Mazda CX-3 on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 3:13 pm
Driver side exterior view of a red 2019 Mazda CX-3 on the left "vs" rear exterior view of a red 2018 Mazda CX-3 on the right

What’s the Difference Between the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and 2018 Mazda CX-3?

There are many similarities between the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2018 Mazda CX-3 including their three trim level options which are the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring.  You will also find the same standard drivetrain under the hood of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2018 Mazda CX-3.  You can keep reading to learn more about all of the similarities and differences between the 2019 and the 2018 Mazda CX-3 and you can compare them side-by-side at Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN today.

Compare the 2019 Mazda CX-3 & the 2018 Mazda CX-3

The standard drivetrain for all three trim levels of the 2019 and 2018 Mazda CX-3 is a 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G engine and a SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Manual-Shift & Sport Mode.  Together this powertrain supplies the 2019 and 2018 Mazda CX-3 with 148 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque and averages EPA fuel economy ratings of 29 MPG City/ 34 MPG HWY.  All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is also an option for all trim levels for the 2019 and 2018 Mazda CX-3 and when the standard drivetrain operates in AWD it attains EPA fuel economy estimates of 27 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY.

There is standard seating for five people inside both the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and 2018 Mazda CX-3 and they both also get equipped with cloth-trimmed sport seats.  The Touring trim level of each receives leatherette-trimmed and heated sport seats along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, gear selector, and parking brake handle.  The 2019 Mazda CX-3 Touring has synthetic leather door trim with black armrests and the 2018 CX-3 has red armrests.

Side view of the two rows of seating in the 2019 Mazda CX-3

Overhead view of the rear seat folded flat for storage in the 2019 Mazda CX-3

Driver's cockpit of the 2019 Mazda CX-3

Standard safety systems for both the 2019 and 2018 Mazda CX-3 include 3-point seatbelts for all seating positions, an advanced airbag system, a rearview camera, side-impact door beams, and a tire pressure monitoring system.  the 2019 Mazda CX-3 also gets standard electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, dynamic stability control, traction control, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic assist.

The easiest way to decide between the 2019 and the 2018 Mazda CX-3 is by coming to Royal South Mazda and taking them each for a test drive.  Royal South Mazda can also have you driving home your choice of the 2019 or 2018 CX-3 today with our easy to use online finance tools that help reduce the time spent at the dealership.

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