2017 Mazda CX-3 vs 2017 Honda HR-V

We know that if you’re in the market for a compact SUV, enjoying your ride and keeping safe on the road are two of your top priorities. Today, we have two vehicles on display that can offer that and more; the 2017 Mazda CX-3 and 2017 Honda HR-V are two of the most dependable and reliable compact SUVs on the market, each with the ability to give you tons of adventure and fun on the roads. But how well do they stack up against each other.

The CX-3 and HR-V share a healthy rivalry with each other, forcing them to get more advanced and innovative with each passing year. Our team at Capistrano Mazda has done some research on both vehicles to help you make a better decision about which vehicle is best for you. Let’s jump right in and see what both these vehicles are capable of.

View Our Inventory


2017 CX-3 vs 2017 HR-V
2.0-liter Inline 4 Engine 1.8-liter Inline 4
146/146 Horsepower/Torque 141/127
29/34 Fuel Economy 28/34
44.5 cubic feet Cargo room 55.9 cubic feet

2017 Mazda CX-3 in Orange County CA

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 and 2017 Honda HR-V are both more than worthy competitors on the backs of their incredible efficiency and reliability through every situation. The 2017 HR-V in particular allows for higher cargo volume than the CX-3, as well as roughly equal fuel economy. However, the CX-3 really shines and quite literally pulls away from the pack when we talk about its engine, performance and tech features. It delivers much higher horsepower and torque output than the HR-V, all shifted through SKYACTIV®-DRIVE transmission. Inside, all your essential driving information is projected right in your line of sight with the CX-3’s Active Driving Display, something that the HR-V can’t lay claim to. To top it all off, the 2017 CX-3 is more than capable of keeping you safe and secure inside, thanks to a slew of safety features present on-board. Some of these features include:

  • High Beam Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Many more!

If you’re interested in seeing all that the 2017 CX-3 can do, feel free to contact our team here at Capistrano Mazda. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive, discuss further specifications, and help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that the CX-3 is the crossover for you. Stop in and see us today!

2017 Mazda CX-3 exterior styling
2017 Mazda CX-3 interior styling
2017 Mazda CX-3 performance
2017 Mazda CX-3 technology

2017 Mazda CX-3 San Juan Capistrano CA
2017 Mazda3 Orange County CA