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2020 Honda HR-V vs. 2020 Mazda CX-3

A visitor to the Meridian Honda showroom won’t have to strain their eyes very hard to find a crossover SUV that will almost perfectly meet their requirements for both capability and budget. Potential buyers who need something efficient, adaptable, well-equipped and nimble will want to learn more about the Honda HR-V. A comparison of the 2020 Honda HR-V vs. 2020 Mazda CX-3 will help customers understand that there is more to these vehicles than meets the eye. While the 2020 Mazda CX-3 makes slightly more power than the 2020 Honda HR-V, Meridian Honda customers choosing the Honda compact crossover will have significantly more cargo volume and legroom for rear passengers. The 2020 Honda HR-V is available in five trims, LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring. Buyers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2020 Honda HR-V today by calling, 601-693-4651.

At first glance, it might seem like the 2020 Honda HR-V and 2020 Mazda CX-3 are nearly identical. Any similarities are only cosmetic, with both models offering two rows of seats with passenger capacities that can accommodate five people each. This is about where the two small crossover SUVs start to diverge. The 2020 HR-V can make up to 39.3 inches of legroom available for rear passengers, where the 2020 CX-3 comes up nearly 4 inches short of that mark. Additionally, when people are sitting in the rear of the 2020 HR-V, owners will have 24.3 cubic-feet to use is two-wheel-drive models and 23.2 cubic-feet available in all-wheel-drive versions. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 offers fewer than 20 cubic-feet of cargo volume when people are sitting in the back seat. All 2020 HR-V models at Meridian Honda have more than 55 cubic-feet of cargo volume when properly configured.


2020 HR-V LX, 2WD


2020 Mazda CX-3

1.8-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.
141/127 Horsepower/Torque 148/146
5 people Passenger Capacity 5 people
58.8 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 42.7 cu.-ft.


Performance Specs

Each 2020 Honda HR-V, available at the Meridian Honda showroom, will employ the same powertrain across its entire lineup. A naturally aspirated 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine will be under the hood that is attached to a continuously variable transmission. Each available 2020 HR-V will produce 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque. The LX, Sport, EX and EX-L versions offer a choice between front- and all-wheel-drive. Touring models are only equipped with all-wheel-drive. People who choose to take the 2020 Mazda CX-3 home with them will have a slightly larger naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine to use that uses a six-speed automatic transmission. The Mazda CX-3 will produce 148 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. Both vehicles are able to achieve very similar fuel economy* scores.

*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/31 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.



A photo of the touchscreen used in the 2020 Honda HR-V.
A photo of the front seats in the 2020 Honda HR-V.
A photo of cargo in the back of the 2020 Honda HR-V.
A photo of the maximum cargo volume configuration in the 2020 Honda HR-V.