Mazda CX-3 vs Mazda CX-5

Discover the Mazda SUV that won't let you down on lengthy commutes. The 2019 Mazda CX-3 and CX-5 are two formidable options. To help you decide which is the best fit, our team at Art Hill Mazda crafted the following Mazda CX-3 vs. CX-5 model comparison. Check out our new inventory in Merrillville, IN, where there is a Mazda CX-3 or CX-5 waiting for you and your family. If you have any questions regarding these SUVs, give the Art Hill Mazda experts a call at (888) 477-2324.


Your budget is important to our team, so we've highlighted starting MSRPs of both the CX-3 and CX-5. You can expect the 2019 Mazda CX-3 to have a starting MSRP of $20,390 and the 2019 Mazda CX-5 to have a starting MSRP of $24,350.

Performance Specs

The engine options for both the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and CX-5 provide two different levels of performance that are sure to impress. Utilize the following table and see whether the CX-3 or CX-5 has the power and performance you crave for your commute.

Mazda CX-3


Mazda CX-5



2.5L Turbo SKYACTIV®-G I4

148 HP


250 HP

146 lb.-ft.


310 lb.-ft.


MPG (city/hwy)


Towing Capacity

When it comes to towing, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and CX-5 have you covered. The CX-3 can tow up to 2,000 lbs. and the CX-5 can tow up to 3,500 lbs.

Size & Cargo Space

Cargo space and size are two important factors when deciding whether the CX-3 or CX-5 has the specs you're searching for. We've reviewed the key space differences between the CX-3 and CX-5 so you can slide behind the wheel of the best SUV for you. The CX-3 has an exterior length of 168.3 inches, in addition to 44.5 cu.-ft. of cargo volume with the rear seatbacks down and 12.4 cu.-ft. with the rear seatbacks up. The CX-5 has an exterior length of 179.1 in., 30.9 cu.-ft. of cargo space with the second-row seatback up, and 59.6 cu.-ft. of cargo space with the second-row seatback down.

Mazda CX-5 Interior

Interior & Exterior Design

Love the inside and outside of your CX-3 or CX-5 every time you slide behind the wheel. To determine whether the CX-3 or CX-5 has the interior and exterior you desire, browse the following lists.

The CX-3 has a multitude of interior and exterior features to choose from. Take a closer look below to see the key specs that this SUV has to offer.

  • Leather-trimmed sport seats
  • Power sliding-glass moonroof with one-touch-open feature and interior sunshade
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • Body-color dual power side mirrors
  • Mazda Advanced keyless entry system
  • 16-in. alloy wheels
  • Halogen headlights with auto off
  • Daytime running lights
Mazda CX-3 Interior

If the CX-5 is more your speed, take a look at the interior and exterior features that are included in this SUV option.

  • 17-in. alloy wheels
  • Power sliding-glass moonroof with one-touch-open feature and interior sunshade
  • Rear power liftgate with programmable height adjustment
  • Leather-trimmed eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar and two-position memory
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink®
  • Body-color rear roofline spoiler
  • LED headlights with auto off
  • Body-color power outside mirrors with integrated LED turn signals
Mazda CX-5 Interior

Safety Features & Technology

You can be sure that the CX-3 and CX-5 have technology and safety features you won't want to miss out on. The following lists will help you determine which of these capable Mazda SUVs can overhaul your commute.

Stay connected and protected with the following key features in the CX-3:

  • 7-in. full-color touchscreen display
  • Active Driving Display
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • Lane departure warning
  • Mazda radar cruise control with stop & go
  • Blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert
  • Six-speaker audio system with automatic level control
  • Smart city brake support

Take advantage of impressive technology and safety features on the CX-5. You and your passengers will remain safe and entertained every mile with these unforgettable specs.

  • 360-degree view monitor
  • Bose® ten-speaker audio system with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Active driving display with traffic sign recognition
  • Advanced smart city brake support with pedestrian detection
  • Front and rear park sensor
  • Mazda radar cruise control with stop & go
2019 Mazda CX-5

Color Options

Discover the perfect hue for your every day drive with either the CX-3 or CX-5. Each has a multitude of color options to choose from. Select your favorite SUV and find the color that works best with your lifestyle below.

Find the right color for yourself with these eight spectacular color choices offered by the CX-3. Take a closer look to discover which option speaks to you:

  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Ceramic Metallic
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Titanium Flash Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica

Seven color choices allow for you to customize your drive in the CX-5. Once you've decided if the CX-5 is the right fit for you, pick the color that will elevate your commute to new heights.

  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica

Great Deals on New Mazda CX-3 & CX-5 at Oak Lawn Mazda

Choosing a special offer that fits with your daily drive is easy thanks to Art Hill Mazda in Merrillville, IN. Our team is here to provide you with the best possible price on the 2019 Mazda CX-3 or CX-5, depending on which SUV is the ideal fit for your daily drive. Simply scroll through our current inventory, select your preferred model, and pair it with a limited-time-only special offer for an optimal purchase experience. If you're struggling to decide which lease deal is the finest option for you, feel free to give us a call at (888) 477-2324.

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