2017 Mazda CX-3 vs 2017 Chevy Trax

Picking out a small SUV is a tough task. The field is filled with great vehicles and varying levels of style, power, and comfort. While some options offer a bigger engine, or more space, or lots of luxurious features, very few offer them all in one package. Until now.

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 is an impressive package of style, power, efficiency – not to mention value. At under $20,000, the Mazda CX-3 is suited to fit any budget, unlike many of the competitors. It's space and power, presented in an efficient and stylish package will fit any lifestyle.

At first glance, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 and the 2017 Chevy Trax appear to be quite similar. But a closer inspection proves the 2017 Mazda CX-3 is superior to the 2017 Chevy Trax.

2017 Mazda CX-3 VS 2017 Chevy Trax
29 City / 34 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 25 City / 33 Highway MPG
2.0-Liter I-4 Engine 1.4-Liter I-4
146 Horsepower Power 138 Horsepower
$19,960 Starting MSRP $21,000

Why Pay More For Less? Choose the 2017 Mazda CX-3!

What first jumps off the page in a battle between the 2017 Mazda CX-3 and the 2017 Chevy Trax is the power and efficiency of the Mazda CX-3's engine. The bigger and more powerful 146-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 engine of the 2017 Mazda CX-3 will allow you to tow more weight, get up to that scenic view faster, and it won't cost you efficiency. If you're looking to stretch every dollar when driving, the 2017 Mazda CX-3's 29 City / 34 Highway MPG triumphs over the 2017 Chevy Trax's 25 City / 33 Highway MPG.

The style and quality of the modestly-priced 2017 Mazda CX-3 is extremely impressive. Mazda has always been known for it's sleekness and sportiness. It's striking design puts it in a different class when compared to the more traditional Chevrolet. The Mazda CX-3 comes standard with 16-inch silver aluminum wheels, Parking Assist, satellite radio, USB ports, and more. You find any of those premium upgrades standard with the 2017 Chevy Trax.

In addition to luxury, Mazda takes safety seriously. You'll notice the 2017 Mazda CX-3 listed as an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, unlike the 2017 Chevy Trax. Perhaps the most important variable is price. At $19,960, the Mazda CX-3 jumps off the page. Compare the above features as well as the sub-$20,000 price tag with the 2017 Chevy Trax's $21,000 starting MSRP. Another reason to go with Mazda.

For these reasons and many more, we're confident a new Mazda is the perfect vehicle to fit both your lifestyle and your budget. Still not sure? Stop in to Capistrano Mazda of San Juan Capistrano, CA to take a test drive and get behind the wheel of a 2017 Mazda CX-3!

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