2018 Mazda CX-3 For Sale Near Riverside

The Mazda CX-3 has long been the most fun to drive of any subcompact crossover. The 2018 Mazda CX-3 takes the incredible driving experience to the next level, with enhanced suspension tuning that’s now firmer. There’s also a standard automatic emergency braking setup that provides more crash protection at low speeds. Customers at the Riverside area Mazda dealer report they like the added sound insulation, which makes the cabin even quieter. They also like the comfortable seats and outstanding fuel economy.

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is offered in three trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. Front-wheel drive is standard on all models, and all-wheel drive is optional. Every trim is powered by a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder SkyActiv engine that generates 146 horsepower and 146 lb.-ft. of torque, paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox with manual-shift Sport mode. The engine features an impressive 13.0:1 compression ratio. The Grand Touring trim includes steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

Automotive reviews are positive. Car and Driver wrote: "The subcompact-crossover segment is erupting like an overdue volcano ... Now, having spent several hours behind the wheel of Mazda's new CX-3, we think it just may be the most compelling of the bunch."

The CX-3’s athletic handling distinguishes it from its competitors. It’s responsive on the road and Mazda’s G-Vectoring Control allows it to drive more like an energetic hatchback than a crossover SUV.

Fuel economy is outstanding. EPA-estimated ratings for the 2018 Mazda CX-3 are 29 mpg city/34 mpg highway with front-wheel drive and 27 mpg city/32 mpg highway with AWD.*

Riverside Mazda Shoppers Love The Styling Of The CX-3

Car shoppers like the CX-3’s exterior styling. The base Sport model boasts twin exhaust tips and a sleek roof spoiler. The Touring trim gets 18-inch alloys, while the upper Grand Touring model is equipped with full LED lighting. There are seven paint colors available, which means you’re sure to find a CX-3 model in a hue you’ll love.

Step into the cabin and you’ll experience its superlative premium feel. The comfortable and supportive seats make even longer trips relaxing. The user-friendly dash keeps controls right where you need them. Standard features include keyless entry, push-button start, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, USB input, cruise control, power door locks and windows, a 7-inch touchscreen and Bluetooth connectivity. The Touring and Grand Touring models feature even more amenities. The latter gets a standard premium Bose audio system that’s optional on the other models.

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 delivers excellent protection in the event of a collision, with the highest crash-test rating of five stars from the NHTSA. All trims include the low-speed automatic emergency braking system, which usually costs extra in other vehicles in its class. A rearview camera is also standard. Optional advanced driver assistance setups include lane departure warning, forward collision warning, rear cross traffic alert, a traffic sign recognition system and blind spot monitoring.

* All vehicle mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.