Comparison - Kia XCeed 3 2020 - vs - Mazda CX-3 Touring 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
25,195
Updated: 
09 Mar 2020
$
23,875
Updated: 
14 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
11.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Phantom Black
#030200
Quantum Yellow
#EBBD43
Fusion White
#DADBD6
Dark Penta Metal
#525355
Lunar Silver
#757982
Infra Red
#811014
Copper Stone
#4C3D38
Color: 
Ceramic Metallic
#F1F1F3
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
#E4E9EE
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#242F4F
Eternal Blue Mica
#7CB3C2
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Machine Gray Mica
#70747D
Soul Red Metallic
#78191F
Titanium Flash Mica
#75755A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Kia XCeed has a higher ride height, a range of cheap-to-run engines and lots of kit as standard. There are more comfortable SUVs with better rear space, though.

Pros
Eye-catching looks
Good range of engines
Well equipped as standard

Cons
Bumpy in town
So-so digital dials
Limited back-seat space

By: 
carwow.co.uk

On the styling front, Kia has done a fairly good job.Despite what the cladding may suggest, the XCeed is still front-wheel drive only. it’s a Ceed hatch that has been raised by 44mm to create an almost-crossover. We say almost, because Kia already sells the Sportage as a crossover and the Sorento as a full-size SUV.

Pros
Better looking than a Merc GLA and comparatively much cheaper

Cons
Do you really need a coupé-ified crossover hatchback on stilts?

By: 
topgear.com

If the design, ergonomics and credible dynamics of the most recent Ceed demonstrate that Kia should now be considered alongside any other European maker of mass-market hatchbacks, then the Xceed is the derivative perfectly tailored to the current tastes of European buyers.

Pros
More satisfying to drive than the class average, with good steering
Attractive appearance gives the Xceed a good measure of personality

Cons
Low-speed ride exhibits hard edges, despite the raised ride height
Expensive compared with some rival cars

By: 
autocar.co.uk

For 2019, the Mazda CX-3 receives a refresh that includes new exterior touches, a very slight increase in engine output, redesigned seats, and front and rear center armrests. Some features have also been shuffled between trim levels, and advanced safety features are available across the lineup.

Pros
Attractive and comfortable interior
Engaging driving experience
Impressive fuel economy for a crossover
Good selection of available driver aids and active safety features

Cons
Suspension tuning may be too firm for some
Cramped rear seat
Below-average cargo space

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Mazda CX-3 fails to launch in the crossover-SUV space race.

Pros
Great, simple exterior shape
Good standard touchscreen
Standard advanced safety features
Competitive fuel economy

Cons
Cramped rear seat
Not much cargo room with seats up
Finicky infotainment system
Small safety demerit

By: 
thecarconnection.com

the 2019 CX-3 retains its trapezoidal bar grille but has a new inner grille design. New lower chrome trim on the sides complements the carryover side-sill chrome slat, while the headlights carry on unchanged. The rear lights, however, see a new design that’s more similar to those in front, with a round eye accented by straight lines.Inside, Mazda replaced the prior cable-operated parking brake with an electronic unit with an automatic hold feature and incorporated it into the center console next to the rotary infotainment dial. That change opens up some real estate on the console, and the mode selector has been relocated behind the shifter’s PRND indicator, the previous gloss-black surround is gone, the cupholders are repositioned, and the armrest gets a comfier makeover.

Mazda says the front seats, which can be ordered with full leather on top trims for the first time, have been completely redesigned to be wider and more comfortable. The dashboard wears new faux-suede appliqués, the climate-control dials feature flashy red accents, and the rear seats have a new fold-down center armrest with cupholders. Together, these small changes add up to a tidier and classier look.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
MPG(uk)Urban - 41.5 / Extra Urban - 53.3 /Combined - 47.9
Fuel Economy City USA: 
27.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
2.00L
Torque: 
178ft-lbs
at 3 200rpm
146ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 6 000rpm
148hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering
Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.00in
168.30in
Width: 
71.80in
69.60in
Height: 
58.80in
60.90in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
Front Track: 
62.00in
60.00in
Rear Track: 
61.90in
59.90in
Wheel Base: 
104.30in
101.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
35.00in
Front Hip Room: 
52.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
50.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.60cu.ft
44.50cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.00cu.ft
12.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3031.00lbs
2952.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Smart Key with Engine Start/Stop Button
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Window

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver's Seat Height Adjuster
Front Passenger Seat Height Adjuster
Power Lumbar Support (Driver & Front Passenger
Heated Front Seats
Power Lumbar Support (Driver & Front Passenger
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette/Cloth
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
60:40 Split Folding Rear Seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Dual Macpherson strut
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi link
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Automatic Air Conditioning
Automatic Defog System
All-round Electric Windows with Auto Up & Down Function
Driver & Front Passenger Sunvisors with Vanity Mirror with Illumination
Dual vanity mirrors
Air Conditioning

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
10.25" Navigation With Telematics
7-speaker Audio System
Bluetooth® with Voice Recognition & Music Streaming
Android Auto™ with Voice Control*
Apple CarPlay™ with Voice Control*
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom® Live
Reversing Camera System with Dynamic Guidelines
3.5" Supervision Cluster Display
6 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Heated Rear Window with Timer
Electrically Folding, Adjustable & Heated Door Mirrors with LED Indicators
Rain Sensing Front Wipers
LED High-mounted Brake Light
Projection Front Fog Lights
Silver Roof Rails
Variable intermittent wipers
Rear window wiper
One-touch power sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 in
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS)
High-Beam Assist (HBA)
Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) - City
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlocking
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Preferred Equipment Package
Touring I-AS Package
Exterior Options: 
Front and Rear Bumper Trim Package
Rear Bumper Guard
Machine Gray Metallic Paint Charge
Roof Rack Side Rails
Soul Red Metallic Paint Charge
Wheel Locks
Snowflake White Pearl Mica Paint Charge
Interior Options: 
Frameless Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Homelink
Interior Lighting Kit
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Door Sill Trim Plates
Mazda Navigation (Fleet)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black,leatherette/cloth
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