2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Kia Soul

Compact SUVs continue to be one of the hottest vehicle styles on the road! These sporty vehicles are the perfect all-purpose vehicle for anyone who likes adventure but does not need to go with a model that is extremely huge. With all of the available models on the road, it can be difficult to find your perfect fit. That is why we are here to help with the 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Kia Soul comparison!

When parked side-by-side, drivers discover that the 2016 Mazda CX-3 is about five inches longer than the 2016 Kia Soul. This allows for more legroom and a cargo volume of 12 cubic feet—perfect for backpacks and groceries! When the 60/40 split rear seats are folded down, the cargo capacity increases to a total of 44 cubic feet for the 2016 Mazda CX-3. That is plenty of room for all of your gear that you need for your biggest adventures!

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2016 Mazda CX-3 VS 2016 Kia Soul
SKYACTIV-G 2.0L DOHC VVT Engine Options

1.6L Inline 4

2.0L Inline 4

29 mpg city, 35 mpg highway Fuel Economy 24 mpg city, 31 mpg highway

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive

Drivetrain Front-wheel drive
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2016 Mazda CX-3 Engine Power and Fuel Economy

For prime fuel efficiency, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 is equipped with a SKYACTIV-G 2.0L DOHC VVT engine that delivers 146 horsepower. Drivers who choose the 2016 Mazda CX-3 can expect an estimated fuel economy of 29 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. And with a 12.7-gallon fuel tank (Front-wheel drive models), the 2016 Mazda CX-3 can cover between 368.3 and 444.5 miles!

Of the two compact crossovers in the comparison, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 is the only model available with All-wheel drive! This mechanism provides additional power and traction, and is ideal for wet and snowy road conditions. In addition to the optional All-wheel drive, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 comes complete with 3-point seat belts and an extensive airbag system to keep passengers safe.

For more information regarding the 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Kia Soul comparison, please contact a Royal South Mazda sales professional today!

Front profile of 2016 Mazda CX-3
Tail light on the 2016 Mazda CX-3
Interior of 2016 Mazda CX-3
Front profile of 2016 Mazda CX-3

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