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2020 Dodge Journey vs. 2021 Mazda CX-3 Review

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$23,675 to $28,595
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$20,790 to $22,190
Invoice* $23,437 to $27,660 $20,197 to $21,566
MPG - City 19 27 - 29
MPG - Hwy 25 32 - 34
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Journey than in the Mazda CX-3. The Dodge Journey offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-3, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

The Dodge Journey requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-3, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Dodge Journey 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 Destination Charge for the Dodge Journey is much higher than that for the Mazda CX-3.

Since the Dodge Journey is much wider than the Mazda CX-3, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Journey, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda CX-3.

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

The Dodge Journey has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mazda CX-3, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Dodge Journey has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-3.

The Dodge Journey offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda CX-3, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Dodge Journey, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda CX-3.

The Dodge Journey comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-3.