2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Kia Sportage

red mazda cx-3 compared to white kia sportage

The smallest crossover in the Mazda lineup is the Mazda CX-3. Despite being a subcompact crossover SUV, the Mazda CX-3 packs a punch under the hood while it maintains an efficient fuel economy. We will get into more details below, but for now, we want to focus on how it compares to the competition.

A big part of model research has to do with vehicle comparisons. We are here to help with that. We have done some preliminary research on the 2019 Kia Sportage, a strong competitor of the 2019 Mazda CX-3. For fairness’ sake, we are putting the base models of each vehicle head to head.

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2019 Mazda CX-3 Vs. 2019 Kia Sportage
$20,390 Starting MSRP $23,750
34 highway mpg, 29 city mpg, 21 combined mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy 30 highway mpg, 23 city mpg, 25 combined mpg
Available Adaptive (radar) cruise control Not available
Standard Voice recognition technology Not available

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The Kia Sportage does come with a more powerful base engine, but wouldn’t you rather take the efficiency and affordability of the Mazda CX-3? Additionally, there are some features that just aren’t available on the base Sportage. Mazda Radar Cruise Control comes available while voice commands come standard. The Mazda CX-3 also comes available with an integrated navigation system that works directly with MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment. Other standard features include 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, keyless remote entry, text message audio delivery and reply, a 7-inch full-color touchscreen, and USB inputs.

To learn more about this crossover, come down to Matt Castrucci Mazda. We will go over everything else you need to know. We can talk about available features, pricing specifics, engine specs, or whatever else is on your mind. We hope to see you soon so you can take this sleek crossover out for a test spin!


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