2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

Are you in the market for a new crossover? Searching for something of value, and not your typical vehicle you always see on the road? Well then we have an option for you! Mazda is a brand that offers many of the same features as luxury brands but at a fraction of the price. If you haven’t checked out their compact crossover yet, take a look here as we compare the 2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4.

Both Mazda and Toyota originated in Japan, so it would make sense that these two share a lot in common. Aside from being in the same vehicle segment, though, that’s simply not the case. The Mazda CX-3 costs less than the RAV4, making it a better choice for shoppers on a budget. Does that mean you’re getting less? Not at all. Check out the table below.

2018 Mazda CX-3


2018 Toyota RAV4

$20,110 MSRP $24,410
29 city/34 hwy mpg Fuel Economy 23 city/30 hwy mpg
Standard Smart Key System Optional
3 Trim Levels 9

Specs and Features in the 2018 Mazda CX-3

As you can see from the table above, the Mazda CX-3 easily beats out the RAV4 when it comes to pricing and efficiency. That’s not all though. Mazda is staying ahead of the game by incorporating plenty of technology features as well as comfort and convenience. If you haven’t experienced the Mazda CX-3 in all its wonder yet, what are you waiting for? Some of the features that comes standard or available in the Mazda CX-3 include:

  • Leather-trimmed sport seats with Lux Suede® inserts 
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback 
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System 
  • 7" full-color touch screen display 
  • Bose® 7-speaker audio sound system 
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability 
  • Rearview Camera 
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring System
  • Mazda Navigation System

Ready to learn more? Get in touch with the team here at Hall Mazda or schedule a test drive here on our website!

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