2019 mazda cx-3 blue model exterior

2019 Mazda CX-3

2019 honda cr-v white model exterior

2019 Honda HR-V

2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Honda HR-V

2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

1.8L 4-cylinder engine
148 hp


141 hp

Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability



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Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert

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In this 2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Honda HR-V side-by-side comparison, it’s clear that only one of these SUVs can deliver the power, entertainment, and safety to keep you happy on Sarasota roads. Which do you want, the Mazda CX-3 or Honda HR-V? Take a look at what our Cox Mazda experts found out when they compared the two.

Mazda vs. Honda: Performance

Both the Mazda CX-3 and Honda CR-V earn an EPA-estimated 34 mpg highway rating. With that said, the Mazda CX-3 delivers more power, as you’ll see below.

  • Mazda CX-3: 148 hp, 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine
  • Honda HR-V: 141 hp, 1.8L 4-cylinder engine

Mazda vs. Honda: Interior

The Mazda CX-3 interior and Honda CR-V interior both focus on technology and convenience. Available features on both vehicles include 60/40 split fold-down rear seats, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability, a 12-volt power outlet, and an electric parking brake. It’s where the Mazda CX-3 and Honda CR-V differ that’s important. Which of the two has the features you want on Tampa roads?

Mazda CX-3 Interior Features

  • Rear window defogger with timer
  • Remote keyless illuminated entry system with “answer back” feature
  • Front and rear outboard seat headrests
  • 6-way manual driver’s seat
  • Cloth-trimmed sport seats
  • 7-inch full-color touchscreen display
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System

Honda HR-V Interior Features

  • Bluetooth® streaming audio.
  • 5-inch color LCD screen.
  • Remote entry
  • Multi-Angle, one-touch power moonroof.
  • Push-button start

Mazda vs. Honda: Safety

You know what’s cooler than drives to the beach? Safe drives to the beach! This brings us to our next question. Which model has better safety features: the Honda HR-V or Mazda CX-3? While the Honda advanced safety suite is impressive, there are several safety features the Mazda CX-3 offers that the HR-V just doesn’t have. Here’s a breakdown of the safety features on both:

  • Mazda CX-3
    • Seat-belt pretensioners with force limiters
    • Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist
    • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System
    • Hill Launch Assist
    • Rearview Camera
    • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
    • Smart City Brake Support
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring system
    • LATCH
  • Honda HR-V
    • Honda LaneWatch™
    • Honda Sensing® with Collision Mitigation Braking System™
    • Road Departure Mitigation System
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Lane Keeping Assist System

Learn More at Cox Mazda!

Want to learn more about the Mazda CX-3? We’ve also pitted it up in comparisons against the Mazda CX-5 and Subaru Crosstrek. Let us help you get behind the wheel of the Mazda that’s right for you today! Search our inventory and find a Mazda CX-3 for sale.

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