2016 Mazda CX-3

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2016 Mazda CX-3 Ratings
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Consumer Rating

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Quality & Reliability

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Driving Experience

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Best Small SUV of 2016

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 Mazda CX-3 after 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • Feel of the seat material
  • Coordination of interior colors and textures

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Interior storage spaces
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Rear visibility

Performance Specs

MPG City

27 - 29


32 - 35




6 speed, Automatic w/OD


Regular Unleaded I-4


All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2016 Mazda CX-3 Review

The Mazda CX-3 is ready for any road any place any time. It mixes unmatched driving dynamics with exceptional fuel economy. The CX-3 opens up new possibilities in driving adventure. Seating for 5 and available All Wheel Drive makes it a capable compact crossover while remaining a miser at the pump. Choose from 3 models starting at $19 960 for the Sport the top of the line Grand Touring starts at $24 990. Sudden weather changes are no cause for concern with Mazda’s smart i-ACTIV all-wheel drive system. It monitors road conditions to adjust power for ideal traction in multiple situations. The CX-3's built-in infotainment system keeps you connected with features like internet and satellite radio social media connectivity and so much more. You’re always covered in your CX-3 with available advanced safety systems like Smart City Brake Support and other features to help make you more confident behind the wheel. With a wide range of exterior colors and interior fabrics you’ll be able to find a CX-3 to call your own. The Mazda CX-3… where performance and efficiency merge.
The CX-3’s cabin is designed to make you feel comfortable and confident behind the wheel so you can focus on what matters most – driving. The displays and controls are easy to see reach and use. The Mazda Connect Infotainment System keeps you entertained and in touch with features like Bluetooth Streaming SMS text response HD radio and so much more. With the available Active Driving Display you won’t have to take your eyes off the road. Information like turn-by-turn directions and vehicle speed are displayed in your line of sight.
The CX-3 has a whole host of advanced safety features to give you confidence behind the wheel. Mazda’s i-Activsense safety innovations employ sophisticated lasers and radar to give you the ultimate sense of awareness and connectedness so you can focus on what matters most – driving. From the available Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring to Rear Cross Traffic Alert to Smart City Brake Support and more… the CX-3 has you covered.
Mazda’s Skyactiv Technology helps the CX-3 subcompact crossover deliver performance and efficiency--with an eye-opening 35 MPG highway. Powered by a burly SKYACTIV-G 2.0 liter dual overhead cam engine delivering 146 horsepower the CX-3 is engineered for power while minimizing your carbon footprint. And with an available i-ACTIV AWD™ all-wheel drive system you’re ready to go just about anywhere in any weather.

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