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2021 Honda HR-V vs. 2021 Mazda CX-3

The subcompact crossover SUV class of vehicles has a lot to offer despite their small physical size. Within the Meridian Honda showroom, customers looking for something in this segment means looking at the Honda HR-V. To be sure, the subcompact crossover SUV produced by the automaker has several rivals. A comparison between the 2021 Honda HR-V vs. 2021 Mazda CX-3 will contain very useful information for people in the buying cycle. Honda offers the 2021 HR-V in four trim grades, LX, Sport, EX and EX-L. Each of them is able to almost match the level of performance demonstrated by the 2021 CX-3 while also offer more interior cargo volume across the board. Meridian Honda customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Honda HR-V today by calling, 601-693-4651.

At first blush, the 2021 Honda HR-V and 2021 Mazda CX-3 might look like they are evenly matched. And, they are, at least in terms of passenger capacity and legroom. Both subcompact crossover SUVs have room for five passengers. The driver and front passenger in the 2021 HR-V will have up to 41.2 inches of legroom, which is almost exactly what the CX-3 offers. However, rear passengers in the 2021 Honda HR-V will have more legroom (39.3 inches) than those in the Mazda CX-3 (35 inches). When people are sitting in the back of the 2021 HR-V LX with two-wheel-drive there will be 24.3 cubic-feet, compared to 17.8 cubic-feet in the CX-3. Folding the rear seats down in the same version of the 2021 HR-V will make up to 58.8 cubic-feet of cargo volume available.


2021 HR-V LX, 2WD


2021 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

Every 2021 Honda HR-V available at the Meridian Honda showroom will use the same powertrain. A naturally aspirated 1.8-liter, inline four-cylinder engine will be under the hood that will be attached to a continuously variable transmission. It will make 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque. Versions of the 2021 HR-V with two-wheel-drive will be able to achieve 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway. Models with all-wheel-drive will be able to achieve 27 mpg* (LX) or 26 mpg* (Sport, EX, EX-L) in the city and up to 31 mpg* on the highway. The 2021 Mazda CX-3 offers nearly identical scores in all areas.

*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/31 highway/29 combined mpg rating for the AWD LX trim. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2021 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 driver's cockpit in the 2021 Honda HR-V.
A photo of the rear seats folded down in the 2021 Honda HR-V.
A photo of cargo in the back of the 2021 Honda HR-V.
A photo of the touchscreen in the 2021 Honda HR-V.