2016 Mazda CX-3 2016 Chevrolet Trax
$19,960 MSRP $20,300
SKYACTIV-G 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT Engine 1.4L ECOTEC Turbo

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive


Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive

44.5 cubic feet Max. Cargo Volume 48.4 cubic feet

2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Chevrolet Trax

Front profile of 2016 Mazda CX-3

One of the most popular vehicle styles on the road is the SUV. These models offer athletic styling, comfortable seating, and expansive cargo volumes. While full size variations are still present, SUVs have shrunk in size in the last few years to accommodate drivers looking for better handling and fuel economies. This shrinking has created the compact crossover SUV, which is a combination of the best features of both SUVs and sedans! With more compact crossover models available, choosing the right one can be a challenge. Let us help you out by presenting a comparison featuring the 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Chevrolet Trax.

Side by side, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Chevrolet Trax are pretty comparable as far as size is concerned. In addition to the exterior dimensions, both compact crossover SUVs offer similar cargo volumes. When all seats are in use, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 provides 12.4 cubic feet, which is perfect for merchandise or gear for a weekend away. For bigger adventures, the 60/40 split rear seats can be collapsed to accommodate 44.5 cubic feet of space.

2016 Mazda CX-3 Engine Equals More Fun

Under the hood of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 is a 146 horsepower SKYACTIV-G 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT. The SKYACTIV technology—originally designed by Mazda—allows for higher power and better fuel economy. With the 2016 Mazda CX-3, drivers can experience an estimated fuel economy of 29 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. With this kind of efficiency, drivers will spend less on fuel and have the freedom to experience more in life with those saved dollars.

Besides the stellar fuel economy, 2016 Mazda CX-3 drivers have the opportunity to maneuver with confidence, thanks to available All-wheel drive. With the extra weight and traction, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 will give drivers a better handling during wet and snowy road conditions.

For more information regarding the 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Chevrolet Trax comparison, please contact a Royal South Mazda sales professional.

Tail light on the 2016 Mazda CX-3