Fontana Mazda Shoppers Are Impressed With The Head Turning Looks Of The 2020 Mazda CX-3
Subcompact crossovers are a growing segment today. The Mazda dealer near Fontana, CardinaleWay Mazda, tells us the 2020 Mazda CX-3 impresses buyers with its head-turning looks, sophisticated cabin and outstanding fuel economy. While these characteristics help make the CX-3 an appealing choice, there’s no overlooking the most important feature: it’s fun to drive. Add a competitive price tag, and you’ll understand why so many people make the 2020 Mazda CX-3 their vehicle of choice.
With seating for five, the 2020 CX-3 is available in one trim level, called Sport. According to the Fontana area Mazda dealership, the CX-3 employs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder powerplant that puts out 148 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, and buyers can choose the optional all-wheel-drive system. Car and Driver tested the Mazda CX-3 and clocked its zero-to-60 mph time at 8.1 seconds.
Buyers looking for a fuel-efficient subcompact SUV won’t be disappointed by the 2020 Mazda CX-3, which checks in with EPA-estimated ratings of 29 mpg city/34 mpg highway with front-wheel drive and 27 mpg city/32 mpg highway for models with all-wheel drive.*
Fontana Mazda Drivers And Press Agree
The automotive media appreciates the virtues of the 2020 Mazda CX-3, with Car and Driver writing: “Thankfully, this runt of an SUV retains the company's upper-class styling and high-fidelity driving experience. The CX-3 is also handsome all over with sharp-looking bodywork and an equally attractive interior. ... [E]ven with available all-wheel drive it delivers impressive fuel economy.”
Because the CX-3 comes in a single trim level, it gets a host of standard features, many of which are only available as options on some competing vehicles. The CX-3 comes with power windows and locks, keyless entry, push-button start, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, automatic climate control, cruise control, a head-up display, lane-departure warning, blind-spot monitoring and automated emergency braking. Other standard features include a rearview camera, an infotainment system with a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, a USB port and voice commands. The newly standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will link your smartphone to the vehicle, allowing easy navigation and audio streaming.
The CX-3’s beautiful upscale cabin features high-quality materials. The user-friendly infotainment system can be operated with a rotary knob controller, which allows the driver to use the system without having to reach forward. The head-up display enables drivers to get valuable information such as the vehicle’s speed and navigation without taking their eyes off the road.
Buyers want the confidence that comes with knowing their new vehicle is safe. Thankfully, the 2020 Mazda CX-3 doesn’t disappoint. The IIHS gave the 2020 CX-3 it’s highest rating of Good in all crash tests. The organization also named the CX-3 a Top Safety Pick+ model, it’s top award. The CX-3 also received the highest score of five stars for overall safety by the NHTSA.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 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.