2019 Mazda CX-3 vs 2019 Honda HR-V

If you are looking at getting an SUV, but aren’t quite sure what one suits you best, then you just might want to take a look at the 2019 Mazda CX-3. It has plenty of specs and features that we’d love to delve into, and we do so by comparing it to one of its biggest competitors; the 2019 Honda HR-V.

For this comparison, we’ve pulled the specs and features of the lowest trims of this vehicle. That means that you’ll be looking at the 2019 Mazda CX-3 Sport FWD and the 2018 Honda HR-V LX FWD. This way you’ll be able to know exactly what trims we’re talking about and know that the features only get better the further up you go. We’ll specifically be looking at the power, transmission, and fuel economy of these two vehicles. Let’s take a look at what they are!

2019 Mazda CX-3


2019 Honda HR-V

148 hp Horsepower 141 hp
146 lb.-ft. Torque 127 lb.-ft.
6-speed automatic Transmission 6-speed manual
29/34 Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 25/33

Advantages of the 2019 Mazda CX-3

As you can see in the table above, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 has more power than the 2019 Honda HR-V, both when it comes to horsepower and torque, though the torque is where the Mazda CX-3 really pulls ahead of the Honda HR-V.

The transmission for the Mazda CX-3 could be a positive or negative, depending on your preferences. If you are a person who enjoys having a manual transmission, then you’ll probably be more interested in the Honda HR-V. However, if you like automatic transmission better, then the Mazda CX-3 is for you.

You can see some of the differences between manual and automatic transmission in the fuel economy. The Mazda CX-3 has 29 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on the highway, while the Honda HR-V has 25 mpg in the city and 33 on the highway. So, the Mazda CX-3 receives better fuel economy than the HR-V when it comes to these two trims.

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