2016 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2016 Chevy Trax
2016 Mazda CX-3 2016 Chevy Trax
$19,960 MSRP (Base Model) $20,300
2.0-liter 4-cyl Engine 1.4-liter 4-cyl
146 hp Horsepower 138 hp
29 City/35 Hwy Fuel Economy 26 City/34 Hwy

2016 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2016 Chevy Trax

2016 Mazda CX-3 Dayton, OH

As the compact crossover SUV segment of the auto industry becomes more and more popular these days, the choices drivers have in choosing one grows with it.  With such a wide variety of styles and abilities, the choice of which one is the best for your specific needs gets harder and harder. This side-by-side comparison between the 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2016 Chevy Trax will help you determine which of these top choices is the best option for you when searching for a new compact crossover SUV.

The popularity of the crossover SUV is easy to understand, their ability to offer many different qualities like versatility, performance, capability, passenger and cargo space as well as excellent safety makes them a perfect choice for a new car. The Mazda CX-3 takes an early lead in this comparison by outperforming the Chevy Trax thanks to it’s Mazda SKYACTIV® engine technology. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 offers a larger engine that gives you more horsepower, better fuel economy and a more exciting driving experience behind the wheel.

2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Chevy Trax Comparison

As this comparison takes a closer look at the interior of both the base Mazda CX-3 and Chevy Trax trim levels, a few things immediately stand out. There are many things missing in the standard features list of the base model Chevy Trax that the Mazda CX-3 provides for you. The new Mazda CX-3 offers items like a CD player and cruise control while the Chevy Trax does not. While the features and options list is similar in many other areas, it’s the things that are left out of the 2016 Chevy Trax that compact crossover SUV shoppers notice the most.

Another glaring difference in the 2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Chevy Trax comparison is in their exterior look and style. The new Mazda CX-3 uses the Mazda’s KODO design language to help deliver an incredibly stylish look that offers sleek design lines and curves. The new Chevy Trax offers a design that looks more boxy and a lot less sporty than the Mazda CX-3. Considering that the 2016 Mazda CX-3 gives you a more powerful engine, better fuel economy, a longer list of standard features and a more stylish design makes crowning the Mazda CX-3 as the winner of this comparison easy.

2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Chevy Trax Comparison