Mazda Mazda3 Mazda Mazda3 2017 Mazda CX-5 Mazda CX-5 2017

We are 107,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,360

Mazda Mazda3 Touring   
Difference: $3,525

Lowest Total Invoice: $23,951

Mazda Mazda3 Touring   
Difference: $3,794

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelMazda3CX-5CX-5CX-5
TrimTouringTouringGrand SelectGrand Touring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $22,245 $25,915 $28,895 $29,395
Base Invoice $21,284 $25,181 $28,073 $28,558
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 175 295    
Cargo net 50 50 50 50
Cargo mat 75 60 60 60
Cargo tray 75 75 75 75
Rear bumper protector 100 100 100 100
All-weather floor mats 100 100 100 100
Door sill trim plates 125 125 125 125
Obstacle detection, rear 495 475 475 475
Remote start 550 550 550 550
Fog lights 370      
Universal garage door opener 125      
Cargo cover   200 200 200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 140 236    
Cargo net 40 40 40 40
Cargo mat 60 48 48 48
Cargo tray 60 60 60 60
Rear bumper protector 80 80 80 80
All-weather floor mats 80 80 80 80
Door sill trim plates 100 100 100 100
Obstacle detection, rear 396 380 380 380
Remote start 440 440 440 440
Fog lights 296      
Universal garage door opener 100      
Cargo cover   160 160 160
Options (change) 2,240 2,030 1,735 1,735
Options (change) 1,792 1,624 1,388 1,388
Destination 875 940 940 940
Total Price $25,360 $28,885 $31,570 $32,070
Total Invoice $23,951 $27,745 $30,401 $30,886

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-5 4dr SUV has a 187-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda CX-5 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 $2,240. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $25,360.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Touring trim is $25,915. The features would cost an additional $2,030. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $28,885.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Select trim is $28,895. The features would cost an additional $1,735. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $31,570.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $29,395. The features would cost an additional $1,735. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $32,070.

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-5 trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 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-5 4dr SUV has a 187-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda CX-5 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 $1,792. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $23,951.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Touring trim is $25,181. The features would cost an additional $1,624. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $27,745.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Select trim is $28,073. The features would cost an additional $1,388. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $30,401.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $28,558. The features would cost an additional $1,388. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $30,886.

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-5 trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 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.

Return to top

While we strive for accuracy, the site is not error-free, and prices can change at any time.

Dealer Price Quotes

Want to find out how much dealers are willing to discount these cars?

Request free, no-obligation Mazda Mazda3 dealer quotes or Mazda CX-5 dealer quotes from dealers using our car quote form.

The process is easy and takes just a minute or two. You'll receive price quotes from local approved dealers within 48 hours.

TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $395
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $92
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelMazda3CX-5CX-5CX-5
TrimTouringTouringGrand SelectGrand Touring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine155hp I4187hp I4187hp I4187hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)28/37 MPG24/31 MPG24/31 MPG24/31 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 10?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18225/65-17225/55-19225/55-19
Total Price$25,360$28,885$31,570$32,070
Adjustments for Features0-1,830-5,230-7,105
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,360$27,055$26,340$24,965
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,090$1,375$0
Total Invoice$23,951$27,745$30,401$30,886
Adjustments for Features0-1,758-5,036-6,843
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,951$25,987$25,365$24,043
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,944$1,322$0

Return to top

Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year2017201720172017
ModelMazda3CX-5CX-5CX-5
TrimTouringTouringGrand SelectGrand Touring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   $1000
Cruise control$250$250$250 
Power liftgate  $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial   $200
Following distance indicator   $25
Forward collision warning   $200
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based   $200
Lane departure warning system   $200
Rollover sensor $50$50$50
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Navigation system  $600$600
Rain-sensing wipers$175  $175
Rear air vents $100$100$100
Satellite radio  $200$200
Surround sound  $250$250
Traffic information  $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75 
Voice control for audio system$25$25  
Voice control for nav and audio  $100$100
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250$250
Deep-tinted rear windows $275$275$275
Sunroof  $900$900
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights   $200
Automatic headlights$125 $125$125
Automatic-off headlights $25  
Compass$0$0  
Digital instruments$0   
Fog lights$125 $125$125
Heated mirrors$25 $25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50$50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750$750
Steering-linked headlights  $150$150
Visor mirror, driver$10   
Visor mirror, passenger$10   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces  $900$900
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75$75
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0  
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces $450  
Total Value of Features$1,895$3,725$7,125$9,000
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,830$5,230$7,105
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,758-5,036-6,843

Return to top

Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20172017
ModelMazda3CX-5
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.3 in106.2 in
Length175.6 in179.1 in
Width70.7 in72.5 in
Height57.3 in65.3 in
Curb Weight2,943 lb.3,527 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.4 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in55.3 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in39.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
20.2 ft330.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
47.1 ft359.6 ft3

Return to top

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-5 Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%

Was this information useful?

We're glad we could help! Share this page:

We're so sorry! Tell us how we can improve it.

See TrueDelta's information for all Sedans and Hatchbacks.
See TrueDelta's information for all Mazda models.