Standard features for the CX-3 include a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, keyless entry and ignition, LED headlights and taillights, automatic wipers, power windows and locks, and automatic climate control. The easy-to-use Mazda Connect infotainment system comes with a 7-inch dash-mounted touchscreen, a user-friendly multi-function dial, voice control, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a USB port.
The CX-3 gets the full range of advanced safety features standard, including automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, day and night pedestrian detection, rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control with stop/go.
The CX-3’s beautiful interior won’t fail to impress, with chrome and soft leather detailing that conveys a level of sophistication not usually found in a vehicle in this segment. Drivers report they enjoy using the infotainment system, and the head-up display makes it easy to check data like navigation and speed without taking eyes off the road.
Safety is foremost in the minds of buyers looking for a new family SUV. As with all Mazda vehicles, the 2021 CX-3 is very safe. The NHTSA gave the CX-3 its top marks of five stars for overall safety. The 2021 CX-3 received the IIHS’s highest designation of Top Safety Pick+, with the best rating of Good in all crash-test categories.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.