2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Kia Soul

2020 Mazda CX-3 next to a 2020 Kia Soul

If you’re in the market for a new compact crossover that can offer you the sporty looks you want on the road while also giving you the versatility, fuel efficiency, technology, comfort and safety you need, you’ve come to the right place. This side-by-side comparison of the 2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Kia Soul will show you the differences between two of the top choices in the popular automotive segment so you can make your own decision on which one has what you’re looking for in a vehicle.

Both the 2020 Mazda CX-3 and 2020 Kia Soul have many incredible qualities that help make them a top pick but, one of them is a better choice for your specific driving needs so getting to know more about them is the key to choosing the right one.

2020 Mazda CX-3 


2020 Kia Soul 

$20,640  MSRP $17,490 
2.0-liter 4-Cylinder  Engine 2.0-liter 4-Cylinder 
148 hp  Horsepower 147 hp 
29 City/34 Highway/31 Combined  Fuel Economy Rating  25 City/31 Highway/27 Combined 

2020 Mazda CX-3 and 2020 Kia Soul Comparison

The size of the 2020 Mazda CX-3 and 2020 Kia Soul are very similar to each other and they each offer seating for up to five passengers so it’s too close to call when comparing these categories. Where the new 2020 Mazda CX-3 really stands out against the 2020 Kia Soul is in style and fuel efficiency. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 offers a gorgeous exterior that will turn heads while driving and its fuel economy rating will turn yours. While the engine sizes of these two compact vehicles are very close to the same, their fuel economy ratings are very different. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 offers a higher fuel economy rating in the city, on the highway and combined when compared to the 2020 Kia Soul so, you’ll be able to save more money at the pump when driving the new CX-3.

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