2019 Mazda CX-3 vs. 2019 Chevy Trax 

The smallest, most compact crossover in the Mazda lineup is the Mazda CX-3. Don’t take its size as any kind of indictment on its capability. The Mazda CX-3 has great performance, style, and technology. But how well does it compare to the competition? 

That is what we are here to find out. We love conducting model research, and this edition includes the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2019 Chevy Trax. These crossovers are similarly sized and priced, so we thought it would make for a great matchup. Check out what we found in the chart below. 

2019 Mazda CX-3 


2019 Chevy Trax 


Starting MSRP  $21,300 

34 highway mpg, 29 city mpg, 31 combined mpg 

EPA-estimated fuel economy  31 highway mpg, 26 city mpg, 28 combined mpg 
Available  Adaptive radar cruise control  Not available 
Available, with voice activation  Integrated navigation system  Not available 


Get the 2019 Mazda CX-3 in San Juan Capistrano, CA 

There are three crossover models in the Mazda lineup and the Mazda CX-3 is the most compact, yet perhaps the most stylish one of the bunch. This subcompact crossover comes with available features like a power-sliding moonroof, bumper garnish, leather upholstery, leather trim, and LED interior lighting. Under the hood, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 sports a 148-horsepower, SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with VVT on all trim levels. This engine is paired with a SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission. The Mazda CX-3 also comes with SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control for maximum stability and handling. Other available amenities include Bose audio, smart brake support, MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment, heated mirrors, and dual exhaust outlets.

Anyone who wants to learn more about the 2019 Mazda CX-3 is encouraged to come down to Capistrano Mazda. Our friendly and knowledgeable salespeople will go over everything else you need to know and they can get you set up with a test drive whenever you are ready. 

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