Honda HR-V vs. Mazda CX-3: Which Subcompact SUV Is the Best?

Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V
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2017 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2017 Honda HR-V

The Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 are subcompact SUVs with two rows and five seats. The HR-V and CX-3 are both front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available. The HR-V was introduced in 2015 and the CX-3 was new for 2016.

The Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V finished first and second in our ranking of affordable subcompact SUVs. That segment is one of the fastest growing and most competitive in the North American market, so let’s check out the leaders of the pack.