Comparison - Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring 2017 - vs - Honda HR-V EX 2017

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Other Names:

Also called:

Mazda CX-3 Maxx

Also called:

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
25,092
Updated: 
23 Nov 2016
21,415
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.90gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ceramic Metallic
#F1F1F3
Crystal White Pearl Mica
#E6E6E8
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#242F4F
Dynamic Blue Mica
#0688C6
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Meteor Gray Mica
#4A5575
Soul Red Metallic
#78191F
Titanium Flash Mica
#75755A
Color: 
Alabaster Silver Metallic
#85878F
Crystal Black Pearl
#040404
Deep Ocean Pearl
#233359
Milano Red
#830908
Misty Green Pearl
#383F25
Modern Steel Metallic
#2F2F2F
Mulberry Metallic
#45434E
White Orchid Pearl
#E6E6E6

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 ranks 2 out of 12 Subcompact SUVs. The Mazda CX-3 is bursting with fun, featuring best-in-class performance and sporty handling that more resembles a car than an SUV. It has a comparatively low base price, yet the interior is marked by impressive materials and a handsome design. The CX-3 comes up short on rear passenger room and cargo space, however, which detracts from its convenience.

Pros
Excellent athletic handling
Class-leading fuel economy
Impressive interior design
Outstanding crash test results

Cons
Cramped rear seat
Small cargo area

By: 
usnews.com

Many compact crossover SUVs aren't so "compact" anymore. But the petite 2017 Mazda CX-3 might be just what you're after. It's stylish, easy to park and fun to drive. If interior space isn't a priority, this could be your ideal crossover.For 2017, the CX-3 carries over unchanged.

Pros
Excellent fuel economy
Sporty handling helps you have fun behind the wheel
Impressively quiet at highway speeds
Front seats are very comfortable and supportive
Attractive, high-quality interior with appealing features.

Cons
Snug rear seat and humble cargo capacity limit the CX-3's versatility.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 keeps the most attractive features from last year: its price and its handling.Looks only tell half of the 2017 Mazda CX-3's story: The body cladding and badging on the CX-3 point toward a soft-roader based on the fun-to-drive Mazda 3, but there's more to its tale.The CX-3 earned a 7.2 overall rating on our scale, which is fairly high for the budget hatchback. We like its fuel economy and features, but it has room to improve on features and overall comfort.

Pros
Ample features and good value
Available all-wheel-drive system
Good handling and impressive performance for segment
Easy to learn infotainment

Cons
No manual, paddle shifters only on top models
Not a lot of rear seat room
Monochrome gauges look cheap
Head-up display is nice, but not very useful

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Honda HR-V, all-new last year, is unchanged for 2017.The HR-V uses one of Honda's clever innovations, the so-called Magic Seat that the company also features in the related Fit hatchback. The seat has flip-up rear seat cushions that, when raised, create a tall and narrow cargo area between the front and rear seats that's great for things such as a bicycle or a flat-screen TV. With all the seats in place, there's suitable space for average-size adults, too. Besides the HR-V's flexibility, it also benefits from high fuel economy and an unobstructed outward view.

Pros
Easily fits average-sized adults in front and back
Clever cargo solutions make it more versatile than rivals
Fuel economy figures are better than most competitors
Outward visibility is excellent

Cons
Unimpressive power output results in lackluster acceleration
Infotainment system is not user-friendly
There's an abundance of engine noise and vibration

By: 
edmunds.com

Think of the 2017 Honda HR-V as a Fit with all-wheel drive and a little more headroom. It's not as fun as it could be, but it makes a lot of sense.
The 2017 Honda HR-V is a relatively new entry into the small SUV category, but it cemented its standing as the segment's practicality-oriented choice early on thanks to Honda's almost religious devotion to interior packaging.

Pros
Perky body
Clever Magic Seat offers great flexibility
High level of standard features
Manual transmission offered
Absorbent, composed ride

Cons
Won't win a drag race
So-so safety scores
Lacks some safety tech
Not as fun to drive as Hondas used to be

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Honda HR-V ranks 1 out of 12 Subcompact SUVs. The 2017 Honda HR-V ranks near the top of our subcompact SUV list thanks to its spacious cabin, quality interior, smooth ride, and excellent cargo space. This cargo space is highlighted by Honda's rear Magic Seat, which allows for multiple configurations. The HR-V also garners ample overall praise from professional auto reviewers.

Pros
Flexible cargo space
Spacious rear seats
Quiet cabin

Cons
Cumbersome available touch screen
Lackluster engine

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
27.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.80L
Torque: 
146ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
127ft-lbs
at 4 300rpm
Horsepower: 
146hp
at 6 000rpm
141hp
at 6 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
37.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Single overhead cam (SOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
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: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
168.30in
169.10in
Width: 
69.60in
69.80in
Height: 
60.90in
63.20in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
6.70in
Front Track: 
60.00in
60.40in
Rear Track: 
59.90in
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
101.20in
102.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.60
37.60
Front Hip Room: 
52.30in
53.10in
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
41.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.50in
56.80in
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
38.30
Rear Hip Room: 
49.00in
47.40in
Rear leg room: 
35.00in
39.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
50.40in
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
42.30cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.10cu.ft
24.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2952.00lbs
2917.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
1 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather/suede
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Cloth
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front independent suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front independent suspension
Front and rear stabilizer bar

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Dual vanity mirrors
Air conditioning
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand speakers
7 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
6 total speakers
USB With External Media Control
USB connection
Speed sensitive volume control
180 watts stereo output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Rear window wiper
One-touch power sunroof
Intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.0
17
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R16
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Self-leveling headlights
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Parking Sensors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
I-ACTIVSENSE Package
Exterior Options: 
Front and Rear Bumper Trim Package
Rear Bumper Guard
Crystal White Pearl Mica Paint Charge
Roof Rack Side Rails
Soul Red Metallic Paint Charge
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Interior Lighting Kit
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Door Sill Trim Plates
Compass and Auto-Dimming Mirror

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#1D2326
Black/Parchment
#B9BCB9
Color: 
Black, cloth
#000000
Gray, cloth
#8D9493