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2019 Mazda CX-3 vs 2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Mazda CX-3 vs 2019 Volvo XC40

The subcompact SUV creates a compromise between sedan models and midsize SUVs. The subcompact SUV build has a leaner, more compact build that feels less cumbersome on the road compared to bigger SUVs as well as a superior fuel economy reminiscent of sedans. However, subcompact SUVs then take their cues on cabin space, cargo space, and comfort from its SUV side of the family.

The only general downside to the subcompact SUV class is the fact that many car brands often strip subcompact SUVs of features and tech to make them affordable and therefore marketable for many drivers. However, there are still a handful of subcompact SUVs that provide a great deal of luxury, comfort, and class, creating an incredible driving experience. That’s how we’ve landed at our comparison today. It’s the 2019 Mazda CX-3 vs the 2019 Volvo XC40!

2019 Mazda CX-3


2019 Volvo XC40

No Standard All-Wheel Drive No
Yes Available All-Wheel Drive Yes
31 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 26 MPG
$20,390 Starting MSRP $33,700

2019 Mazda CX-3 Scranton, PA

As a higher tier luxury brand, the 2019 Volvo XC40 has a more powerful engine compared to the 2019 Mazda CX-3. However, it is only in this area that the 2019 Volvo XC40 takes the lead. Elsewhere, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 either matches up to or succeeds the specifications of the 2019 Volvo XC40. With a starting MSRP that’s over $13,000 less than the XC40, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 is the better choice as a sophisticated, subcompact SUV.

What about features? Beyond power, luxury brand vehicles often have exclusive and high-end pieces of technology along with comfort and convenience features that set them apart from less expensive consumer car brands. However, the 2019 Mazda CX-3 matches up to the 2019 Volvo XC40 with the following features:

  • Mazda Navigation System
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment
  • Rearview Camera
  • Active Driving Display
  • i-ACTIV AWD®
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Smart Brake Support
  • Leather-Trimmed Sport Seats
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Bose® Premium Sound System
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • And More!

To learn more about the 2019 Mazda CX-3, or to schedule a tour and test drive with Mazda’s subcompact SUV, please contact us. The staff at Kelly Mazda can be reached online, by phone, or in person. The Kelly Mazda dealership is located in Scranton, Pennsylvania within Lackawanna County.