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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $24,595

Mazda CX-3 Touring   
Difference: $615

Lowest Total Invoice: $23,638

Mazda CX-3 Touring   
Difference: $193

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Model Year201720172017
ModelMazda3CX-3CX-3
TrimTouringTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $22,245 $21,960 $24,990
Base Invoice $21,284 $21,342 $24,283
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 175 175 175
Cargo net 50 50 50
Rear bumper protector 100 100 100
All-weather floor mats 100 100 100
Door sill trim plates 125 100 100
Universal garage door opener 125 125 125
Obstacle detection, rear 495 495 495
Remote start 550 550 550
Fog lights 370    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 140 140 140
Cargo net 40 40 40
Rear bumper protector 80 80 80
All-weather floor mats 80 80 80
Door sill trim plates 100 80 80
Universal garage door opener 100 100 100
Obstacle detection, rear 396 396 396
Remote start 440 440 440
Fog lights 296    
Options (change) 2,090 1,695 1,695
Options (change) 1,672 1,356 1,356
Destination 875 940 940
Total Price $25,210 $24,595 $27,625
Total Invoice $23,831 $23,638 $26,579

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Hatch has a 155-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mazda CX-3 4dr SUV has a 146-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda CX-3 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Mazda Mazda3 Touring trim is $22,245. The features would cost an additional $2,090. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $25,210.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-3 Touring trim is $21,960. The features would cost an additional $1,695. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $24,595.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring trim is $24,990. The features would cost an additional $1,695. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $27,625.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda3 trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-3 trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Hatch has a 155-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mazda CX-3 4dr SUV has a 146-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda CX-3 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Mazda Mazda3 Touring trim is $21,284. The features would cost an additional $1,672. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $23,831.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-3 Touring trim is $21,342. The features would cost an additional $1,356. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $23,638.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring trim is $24,283. The features would cost an additional $1,356. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $26,579.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda3 trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-3 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,365
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $901
Model Year201720172017
ModelMazda3CX-3CX-3
TrimTouringTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine155hp I4146hp I4146hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)28/37 MPG29/34 MPG29/34 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18215/50-18215/50-18
Total Price$25,210$24,595$27,625
Adjustments for Features-7200-4,500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$24,490$24,595$23,125
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,470$0
Total Invoice$23,831$23,638$26,579
Adjustments for Features-6810-4,330
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,150$23,638$22,249
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,389$0

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-3

Model Year201720172017
ModelMazda3CX-3CX-3
TrimTouringTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
G-vectoring control$50  
Rollover sensor $50$50
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75 $75
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200 $200
CD player $125$125
Dual-zone climate control$125  
HD radio$50 $50
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation system  $600
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Satellite radio  $200
Traffic information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Voice control for audio system$25$25 
Voice control for nav and audio  $100
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Sunroof  $900
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125  
Automatic-off headlights $25$25
Digital instruments$0  
Fog lights$125 $125
Head-up display (HUD)  $350
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50  
Leather seating surfaces  $900
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power recliner, driver seat$100  
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces  $0
Total Value of Features$2,670$1,950$6,450
Value of Feature Adjustments$720$0$4,500
Value of Feature Adjustments-6810-4,330

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-3

Model Year20172017
ModelMazda3CX-3
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.3 in101.2 in
Length175.6 in168.3 in
Width70.7 in69.6 in
Height57.3 in60.7 in
Curb Weight2,943 lb.2,809 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.12.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in53.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in52.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in37.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.4 in50.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in49.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in35.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
20.2 ft312.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
47.1 ft344.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mazda CX-3 Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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