2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Ford Escape

2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018 Ford Escape

If you're in the market for a fuel-efficient SUV that maintains an impressive amount of interior space, we highly recommend taking a close look at the 2018 Mazda CX-3. The subcompact crossover is known for its fuel efficiency and comfortable ride quality, but how does it compare to other popular crossover SUVs?

If you're in the market for a fuel-efficient SUV that maintains an impressive amount of interior space, we highly recommend taking a close look at the 2018 Mazda CX-3. The subcompact crossover is known for its fuel efficiency and comfortable ride quality, but how does it compare to other popular crossover SUVs?



2018 Mazda CX-3

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2018 Ford Escape

Starting at $20,110 Starting MSRP Starting at $23,850
Standard on all trims Forward Obstruction Warning Extra cost on higher trims
7 inches Touchscreen Display 4.2 inches
29/34 MPG city/highway EPA-Estimated Fuel Efficiency 21/29 MPG city/highway

The 2018 Ford Escape comes in four trim levels: S, SE, SEL, and Titanium. The base trim in the lineup is more than $3,000 more expensive than the 2018 Mazda CX-3's base trim, despite having a worse fuel economy rating and smaller infotainment system. Additionally, the 2018 Escape is missing a variety of features, including automatic emergency braking, Forward Obstruction Warning, and a remote fuel door release, all of which come standard on every trim in the 2018 Mazda CX-3's lineup.

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 comes in three available trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. Under the hood of each trim in the lineup, car shoppers will find a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine that kicks out an impressive 146 horsepower. Inside, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 is adorned with plenty of high-end features, such as the MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, which includes a 7-inch full-color touchscreen display, Bluetooth® compatibility, Pandora® capability, and six speakers located throughout the cabin. Additionally, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 comes standard with a variety of highly advanced safety features, including a rearview camera, Smart City Brake Support, and Forward Obstruction Warning. The Touring and Grand Touring trims add even more standard safety features, tacking on Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert to their already lengthy list of standard safety features.

Subcompact SUV shoppers looking for more information about the 2018 Mazda CX-3 are encouraged to contact our team at Seacoast Mazda or stop right in and see us at our location in Portsmouth! Drivers ready to get in the driver's seat are invited to schedule an obligation-free test drive at Seacoast Mazda online or by phone at 833-211-0133.