2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Subaru Crosstrek

The 2016 model year offers some exciting new vehicles and leading the pack are the newest crossover SUVs. With so many models to choose from, the decision as to which one is the best choice for your specific driving needs can be difficult. In order to help you pick the right vehicle the staff at Matt Castrucci Mazda is putting two of the most popular and best performing models up against each other to show you how they differ. This comparison of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs 2016 Subaru Crosstrek will help you decide which of these new crossovers offers everything you want and need in your new vehicle.

There are many things that a driver looks for when shopping for a new crossover SUV. From performance and fuel efficiency to versatility and capability, there is a lot to learn about the possible choices. The new 2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Subaru Crosstrek both offer a stylish exterior, all-wheel drive and the latest features, but the new CX-3 gives them to you for a much lower price than the Crosstrek as you can see in the chart below.

[Read Full Review: 2016 Mazda CX-3]

View Our Inventory

2016 Mazda CX-3 VS 2016 Subaru Crosstrek
$19,960 MSRP $21,595
2.0-liter 4-cyl Engine 2.0-liter 4-cyl
146 hp Horsepower 148 hp
29 city/35 hwy/31 combined Fuel Economy 23 city/31 hwy/26 combined

2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Subaru Crosstrek Comparison

Right from the beginning you can see some major differences between these two sporty crossovers. For starters, the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV-G engine under the hood of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 offers an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 29 city/35 hwy and 31 mpg combined. The less-efficient 2016 Subaru Crosstrek can only manage to deliver an mpg rating of 23 city/31 hwy and 26 combined miles per gallon.

Taking a closer look at the interior of both the Crosstrek and CX-3 reveals some similarities and also some very obvious differences between the two crossovers. To learn more about the new Mazda CX-3 you can contact the knowledgeable professionals at Matt Castrucci Mazda.

2016 Mazda CX-3 review and info
2016 Mazda CX-3 side view
2016 Mazda CX-3 exterior
2016 Mazda CX-3 features

2016 Mazda CX-9 Review
2016 Mazda CX-5 review