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Mazda Model Research

High performance at low prices is what Mazda has built its entire brand on. Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad wants to make the shopping experience as easy as possible for you. For that reason, we have devised these model research pages. Each one will describe new Mazda models and some will put Mazda up against top competitors.

red Mazda3 oarked, front/side of car


This midsize car sports a phenomenal gas mileage while showing off great engine performance. The newest model comes in a four-door sedan style as well as a five-door hatchback.

2021 Mazda3 Sedan
2020 Mazda3 Sedan

2020 Mazda3 Sedan vs 2020 Subaru Impreza
2020 Mazda3 Hatchback
vs 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback
vs 2020 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
2019 Mazda3 Sedan
vs 2019 Subaru Impreza Sedan
vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Sedan
2019 Mazda3 Hatchback
vs 2019 Honda Civic Hatchback
vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
2018 Mazda3
4-Door vs 5-Door
vs 2018 Honda Civic
vs 2018 Toyota Corolla

red mazda6 driving at night


Just a bit bigger than the Mazda3, the Mazda6 comes in as Mazda's flagship sedan. It comes in Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim levels, so every shopper's needs are met.

vs 2020 Kia Optima
2019 Mazda6
vs 2019 Honda Accord
vs 2019 Toyota Camry
vs 2019 Kia Optima
2018 Mazda6
vs 2018 Honda Accord
vs 2018 Kia Optima

front of dark gray mazda cx-3

Mazda CX-3

Let’s get away from cars for a bit. The CX-3 is Mazda's subcompact crossover SUV and it is a great ride for anyone who wants the perks of an SUV but the feel of a smaller vehicle. The CX-3 is Mazda's smallest SUV.

2020 Mazda CX-3
2019 Mazda CX-3

vs 2019 CX-5 and 2019 CX-9
vs 2019 Kia Sportage
vs 2019 Honda HR-V
2018 Mazda CX-3

black mazda cx-5 parked on road

Mazda CX-5

If you move up a bit in size, you'll find the CX-5. This compact SUV still delivers on the fuel economy and performance pillars of Mazda. You'd have a hard time finding a similar model with better performance and gas mileage.

vs 2020 Mazda CX-30
vs 2020 Hyundai Tucson
vs 2020 Kia Sportage
vs 2020 Chevrolet Equinox
vs 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
vs 2020 Jeep Cherokee
vs 2020 Subaru Forester
Trim Level Comparison
2019 Mazda CX-5
vs 2019 Toyota Rav4
vs 2019 Chevrolet Equinox
vs 2019 Tucson
vs 2019 Tiguan
vs 2019 CX-3 and 2019 CX-9
vs 2019 Escape
vs 2019 CR-V
2019 Grand Touring Trim
2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Diesel
vs 2019 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel
2018 Mazda CX-5
vs 2018 Sorento
vs 2018 CR-V
vs 2018 Tuscon
black mazda cx-9 parked on dirt

Mazda CX-9

The CX-9 is the largest SUV in Mazda's lineup. It is also the only model that features three rows of seats. It still shows off a great fuel-efficient engine despite being a much larger ride.

2020 Mazda CX-9
vs 2020 Toyota Highlander
2019 Mazda CX-9
vs 2019 CX-3 and 2019 CX-5
vs 2019 Honda Pilot
vs 2019 Subaru Ascent
vs 2019 GMC Acadia
2018 Mazda CX-9

red mazda miata on road near water

Mazda Miata

This iconic sports car has wowed drivers around the globe for years. Want a fun ride? It doesn't get much more fun than the Miata.

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

vs 2019 MINI Convertible
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The front and side view of a red 2020 Mazda CX-30.

Mazda CX-30

Making its debut in 2020, the compact crossover provides the balance by combining the engine and additional size of the CX-5, but with the drivability of the CX-3.

2020 Mazda CX-30
vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek