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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer vs. 2020 Mazda CX-3 Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

2021 Chevrolet
Trailblazer

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New 2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Mazda
CX-3

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MSRP*
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$19,000 to $27,000
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$20,640 to $22,040
Invoice* $18,981 to $26,028 $20,050 to $21,409
MPG - City 26 - 29 27 - 29
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 32 - 34
Engine(s) I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Trailblazer than in the Mazda CX-3. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Mazda CX-3.

Convenience
With the Mazda CX-3, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Trailblazer, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Trailblazer is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda CX-3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Trailblazer carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Mazda CX-3.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Trailblazer is much wider than the Mazda CX-3, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Trailblazer, which is slightly longer than the Mazda CX-3.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Trailblazer transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mazda CX-3.

Performance
The Chevrolet Trailblazer has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-3.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Mazda CX-3. With the Chevrolet Trailblazer, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda CX-3.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Trailblazer comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-3.