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2017 Mazda Crossover Comparison - Bakersfield, CA

Crossover Comparison | Bakersfield Mazda | Bakersfield, California
Some drivers want a crossover designed for efficiency, like the Mazda CX-3. Others want a larger model oriented towards family and utility, like the Mazda CX-9. Fortunately, drivers who want the best of both worlds will find it in the 2017 Mazda CX-5. Here’s a quick breakdown of what all three crossovers have to offer.


The Mazda CX-3 is the smallest crossover of the three. It starts at just $19,960 MSRP*. Next, the Mazda CX-9 is significantly larger and starts at $31,520 MSRP*. For drivers that want to take the middle road, the Mazda CX-5 sits right between the two other SUVs and starts at just $24,045 MSRP*.


The Mazda CX-3 features a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY four-cylinder engine that delivers 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. Under the hood of the Mazda CX-5 you’ll find it is equipped with a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY four-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque. Of course, the largest SUV, the Mazda CX-9, tops the line with a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY turbocharged four-cylinder that offers 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.

All models are available with all-wheel drive.


The Mazda CX-3 earns up to an EPA-estimated 29 city/34 hwy mpg while the Mazda CX-9 is rated for an EPA-estimated 22 city/28 hwy mpg*. If you are looking for a combination of size and fuel efficiency, once again the  Mazda CX-5 falls between its two sibling SUVs and earns up to an EPA-estimated 24 city/31 hwy mpg*.


Both the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 offer seating for up to five passengers. The smaller Mazda CX-3 offers 87.6 cu ft. of passenger volume while the larger Mazda CX-5 ups the ante with 103. 6 cu ft. The Mazda CX-9 features seating for up to seven passengers and whopping 135.1 cu ft. of space.

With the rear seats up, the Mazda CX-3 offers a modest 12.4 cu ft. of cargo space. The Mazda CX-5 increases the cargo space to a total of 30.9 cu ft. of space. Finally, the Mazda CX-9 offers 14.4 cu ft. of cargo space thanks to its additional row of seating.

The Mazda CX-5 can even tow up to 2,000 lbs. when properly equipped. An available power liftgate increases the level of accessibility the crossover brings to the road.
Explore each Mazda crossover for yourself today at Bakersfield Mazda!

*Use for comparison only. EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary.

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