2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Mazda CX-30

2020 Mazda CX-30

2020 Mazda CX-3


2020 Mazda CX-30

34 mpg*

Highway Fuel Economy

33 mpg*
29 mpg*

City Fuel Economy

25 mpg*
148 hp

Standard Horsepower

186 hp

2020 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-30

Drivers from Bloomington to Springfield are shopping for their next best crossover. The very competitive crossover vehicle class is packed with impressive options, including the Mazda CX-3 and the Mazda CX-30. So, which of these two spacious crossovers will deliver the best comfort and performance to meet your needs in Morton? Read on to compare the 2020 CX-30 vs. Mazda CX-3 from the expert team at Sam Leman Mazda.

MAZDA CX-30 vs. MAZDA CX-3: Feature Differences

When looking at the standard features, both comfortably seat 5, offer standard cloth upholstery seats, standard rain detecting wipers. There are a few disparities in standard features included on each base model, however.

While the base Mazda CX-30 will allow drivers to remote start the vehicle via their smart device through Mazda Connected Services, this feature is not included on the base CX-3. The CX-30 also features a larger touchscreen infotainment system and a center console control knob for added control.

2020 Mazda CX-30 Interior

MAZDA CX-3 vs. MAZDA CX-30: Performance and Capability

For drivers weighing the CX-3 vs CX-30, there is some substantial difference under the hood.

  • MAZDA CX-3: A 148-hp four-cylinder powers the CX-3, earning an EPA-estimated 34 highway mpg and 29 city mpg.*
  • MAZDA CX-30: Upgrading to a 186-hp four-cylinder gives the CX-30 an advantage on power — making it great for merging onto the highway — while remaining efficient with an EPA-estimated 33 highway and 25 city mpg.*

Compare the MAZDA CX-30 vs. MAZDA CX-3 at Sam Leman Mazda

After reading our comparison of the Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-30, it is clear that both crossovers have a lot to offer when it comes to options and engine performance.

For Bloomington-area drivers that are simply looking for a more affordable option and find themselves commuting in the city, the Mazda CX-3 is a great choice. However, if you are in need of a more powerful engine for your drives on Normal area roads, you should strongly consider the new 2020 CX-30. We also have a guide on the Mazda CX-30 price. Interested in comparing other Mazda SUVs? Check out our comparison of the Mazda CX-3 vs. Mazda CX-5, of the Mazda CX-30 vs. Mazda CX-5, or check out our overview of the Mazda SUVs in the lineup.

The best way to compare the 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Mazda CX-3 is to check out both models in-person. Contact us to schedule a test drive today. With our new vehicle specials, it is now easier than ever to drive off the lot in your dream car.

*EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary.

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