Head-to-Head Comparison: 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2016 Mazda CX-5

2016 Mazda CX-3
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If you’re shopping for a crossover SUV, you have more options than ever, as automakers have recently developed several all-new models to meet consumer demand. Many of these new crossovers, like the 2016 Mazda CX-3, are subcompact SUVs that offer the flexible cargo space and high seating position of larger SUVs, but with a slightly smaller size, lower cost up front and better fuel economy. One sacrifice with subcompact SUVs is space, and that’s where compact SUVs like the 2016 Mazda CX-5 come into play. Size, however, isn’t the only factor that differentiates Mazda’s small crossovers, so read on to find out whether the CX-3 or CX-5 is right for you.

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