2019 Mazda CX-5 Vs. 2019 Mazda CX-3

Blue 2019 Mazda CX-5 and red 2019 Mazda CX-5 separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

With Mazda, you can always rely on quality. Particularly, their vehicles seldom fail to deliver incredibly satisfying sporty performance and premium interior environments for great prices. It’s not hard to choose to buy a Mazda.

But it can be hard to choose which Mazda to buy. Mazda offers two great SUV-based machines in the form of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Mazda CX-3. The former is a compact SUV, whereas the latter is subcompact. Both seat five, and, true to Mazda form, both boast delightful performance and upscale insides, among other benefits.

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Mazda CX-3

$24,350 to $36,890 Starting MSRP $20,390 to $27,145
Up to 25 city / 31 highway Fuel Economy Up to 29 city / 34 highway
187 to 227 hp Horsepower 148 hp
30.9 cubic feet, 59.6 with seat area Cargo Room 9.6 to 12.4 cubic feet, 44.5 with seat area
2,000 pounds Tow Capacity 1038 pounds
179” L x 73” W x 65” H Dimensions 168” L x 70” W x 61” H
103.6 cubic feet Passenger Volume 87.6 cubic feet

New Compact and Subcompact SUV in Brookfield, WI

As a larger vehicle, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 offers a higher cargo volume, passenger volume, horsepower, tow capacity and price tag. A smaller vehicle like the 2019 Mazda CX-3 can be easier to maneuver and park, gets a better fuel-economy, and costs less. It depends on the individual’s needs and preferences as to whether they’ll want to go for the 2019 CX-5 over the 2019 CX-3.

The 2019 Mazda CX-3 comes with a standard 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder engine. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 comes with a standard 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder engine, along with a turbocharged variation on higher trims.

Experience the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Mazda CX-3 at Hall Mazda

Come on down to our Hall Mazda dealership to try out both these wonderful vehicles for yourself and decide which is the best choice for you and your family. To smooth the process out, fill out the form on this page to schedule a test-drive or ask any lingering questions you have. Thanks for reading, and we hope to see you soon!