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2019 Mazda CX-3 vs 2019 Kia Sportage

Comparison image of a red 2019 Mazda CX-3 and a white 2019 Kia Sportage

Are you in the market for a new crossover that offers excellent fuel economy and engine performance? If so, there are several excellent options available for the 2019 model year. Two of these great options include the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2019 Kia Sportage. Are you wondering which of these two options is the better vehicle for you? You’re in luck! Let’s check out how these two crossovers stack up against one another today!

The best way to find out which of the two crossover options is the best choice is by evaluating them with a one-to-one comparison. For this comparison, we will be evaluating the 2019 Mazda CX-3 Sport against the 2019 Kia Sportage LX. These two models represent each vehicle’s base trim level, which will provide the best comparison results. Check out how the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2019 Kia Sportage stack up against each other at Bob Baker Mazda today!

2019 Mazda CX-3


2019 Kia Sportage

2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder Engine Base Engine 2.4L 4-Cylinder Engine
148 Horsepower Engine Power 181 Horsepower
146 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 175 Pound-Feet
29 MPG / 34 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 23 MPG / 30 MPG

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The table above highlights the engine specifications of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2019 Kia Sportage. Each engine option has its strengths and weakness. The 2019 Kia Sportage offers better power and torque, however, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 is significantly more fuel efficient in the city and on the highway. The 2019 Mazda CX-3 also has a significant advantage in the driver assistance features that it offers vis Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE®. Features that make up the i-ACTIVSENSE® safety technology include:

  • High Beam Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
  • Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System

If you are interested in learning more information concerning the 2018 Mazda CX-3, feel free to contact the excellent staff at Bob Baker Mazda today! Our team is happy to answer any questions that you may have. Visit our location in Carlsbad, CA today!