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Mazda CX-3

  • tickSharp handling
  • tickDecent equipment levels
  • tickStylish looks

Mazda CX-3 SUV (2018 - )

The CX-3 is, for this type of SUV, an engaging car to drive with much to like about it if you value fun behind the wheel as well as stylish looks. However, it’s not as practical as some of its small SUV rivals.
Our verdict

Is the Mazda CX-3 a good car?

How we rated this car out of 5 on the following

Mazda CX-3 interior

Driver and passenger space, materials, boot size etc.

Mazda CX-3 performance

How it feels to drive across the engine range.

Mazda CX-3 how good does it look

Mazda CX-3 practicality

Mazda CX-3 drive

Mazda CX-3 reliability

Mazda CX-3 equipment

Our expert review

See what our expert review team say about this car

The CX-3’s cabin feels solidly made and looks good, even if many of the surfaces aren’t as appealing to the fingertips as they are to the eyes, especially when compared with Volkswagen’s T-Roc. Then again, the VW aside, not many cars in the small SUV class are particularly impressive for quality, so among its peers, the CX-3 feels like a fairly posh product. The driving position has lots of adjustment, there’s a good view out in all directions and the standard touchscreen infotainment system is reasonably easy to use, although several years after it was first introduced, it’s starting to feel dated. In addition, it doesn’t come as standard with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, unlike plenty of its rivals. You can have it fitted at a dealer, but it’ll cost you several hundred pounds.
The CX-3’s cabin feels solidly made and looks good, even if many of the surfaces aren’t as appealing to the fingertips as they are to the eyes, especially when compared with Volkswagen’s T-Roc. Then again, the VW aside, not many cars in the small SUV class are particularly impressive for quality, so among its peers, the CX-3 feels like a fairly posh product. The driving position has lots of adjustment, there’s a good view out in all directions and the standard touchscreen infotainment system is reasonably easy to use, although several years after it was first introduced, it’s starting to feel dated. In addition, it doesn’t come as standard with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, unlike plenty of its rivals. You can have it fitted at a dealer, but it’ll cost you several hundred pounds.

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