2020 Mazda CX-3 pricing and specs

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Small, stylish, and incredibly popular, the CX-3 is a favourite in its class. Pricing kicks off at $22,710 before on-road costs.

The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is available in 13 variants, with prices ranging from $22,710 before on-road costs for the manual front-drive Neo Sport to $38,450 before on-roads for the automatic all-wheel drive Akari LE

Launched in 2015, the first-ever CX-3 has been a strong seller since arriving in Australia. According to the latest VFACTS figures, it controls just over 60 per cent of the light SUV segment.

Pricing

  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Neo Sport FWD manual: $22,710
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Sport FWD manual: $24,650
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Neo Sport FWD: $24,710
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Sport FWD: $26,650
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 sTouring FWD manual: $28,840
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Sport AWD: $28,650
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 sTouring FWD: $30,840
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 sTouring AWD: $32,840
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Akari FWD manual: $33,950
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Akari FWD: $35,950
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Akari LE FWD: $36,450
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD: $37,950
  • 2020 Mazda CX-3 Akari LE AWD: $38,450

All prices exclude on-road costs

Engine

The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is available with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with 110kW and 195Nm

It is available in front-wheel drive with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

All-wheel drive models feature a six-speed automatic as standard.

Fuel Economy

The front-wheel drive 2020 Mazda CX-3 manual uses 6.6L/100km on the combined cycle, while the automatic drinks just 6.3L/100km.

The all-wheel drive CX-3 is rated at 6.7L/100km.

Dimensions

The 2020 Mazda CX-3 measures 4275mm long, 1535mm tall and 1765mm wide, with a 2570mm wheelbase. 

The Mazda CX-3 weighs between 1266kg for the front-drive manual and 1371kg for the range-topping all-wheel drive variant.

The Mazda CX-3’s boot has a luggage capacity of 264L with the rear seats in place, and 1174L when they’re folded down.

Safety

The 2020 Mazda CX-3 has an ANCAP safety rating of five stars.

All CX-3 models are fitted with low-speed autonomous emergency braking, rear parking sensors, and a reversing camera.

Safety kit fitted to more expensive variants includes blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, front parking sensors, traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, a surround-view monitor, adaptive headlights, and lane-departure warning.

Standard Equipment

The Mazda CX-3 Neo Sport features with the following standard equipment:

  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric parking brake
  • 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Bluetooth
  • Push-button start
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Reversing camera
  • Low-speed autonomous emergency braking

Moving up to the Mazda CX-3 Maxx Sport brings:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Satellite navigation
  • Dusk-sensing headlights
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Folding arm rest for rear seat
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Sunglass holder
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

The Mazda CX-3 sTouring adds:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Auto folding wing mirrors
  • LED headlamps with daytime driving lights
  • LED front fog lights
  • LED tail-lights
  • Fake leather accents for seats
  • Head-up display
  • Self-dimming rear view mirror
  • Keyless entry
  • Front parking sensors
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Driver attention alerts

Move up to the Mazda CX-3 Akari and you’ll also enjoy:

  • Power tilt/slide sunroof
  • Heated front seats
  • Electric driver’s seat
  • Leather seats
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Surround view monitor
  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • Lane departure warning

The range-topping Mazda CX-3 Akari LE gains:

  • Dark russet Nappa leather seats and interior trim
  • Bright alloy wheels
  • Pure white interior accents

Servicing

The 2020 Mazda CX-3 requires maintenance every 12 months or 10,000km – whichever comes first.

Services cost between $324 and $383 per visit, depending on whether you select front- or all-wheel drive.