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2021 Mazda CX-3

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$253/mo
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$21,240
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29 city / 34 hwy

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What you must know before buying the Mazda CX-3

John Diether
Automotive Editor - October 6, 2020
  • 2021 CX-3 arriving; 2020s almost gone
  • New $1,500 rebate on 2020s
  • Lease a 2020 from $199 for 36 months
  • 0% APR for 60 months + $500 bonus on 2020s

Model year transition:

The carryover 2021 Mazda CX-3 has started populating dealers nationwide. We expect selection to steadily improve over the remainder of the year. The CX-3 comes only in entry-level Sport trim these days, which means upscale features like leather seats aren't available.

The 2020 CX-3 is still on sale, but it's going quickly. Act now to take advantage of year-end incentives.

Mazda now sells a slightly larger compact crossover called the CX-30, which costs about $1,500 more than the CX-3.

Current factory offers vary by region and will remain in effect through November 2, 2020 unless otherwise noted. Examples shown here are for Los Angeles.

Up to $2,250 off:

Mazda now offers a $1,500 rebate on the 2020 CX-3 to all buyers, triple the previous amount. Current Mazda customers are also eligible for a $750 loyalty bonus.

There's no rebate yet on the incoming 2021 CX-3, but the loyalty bonus is available.

What to expect on a lease:

You can now lease a 2020 CX-3 Sport from $199 for 36 months (12,000 miles a year) with $2,999 due at signing.

The effective monthly cost of this lease is $282, which falls short of a good value for this price class. This will probably be the final lease offer of the model year.

We expect to see lease specials on the 2021 CX-3 starting next month. For now, see your dealer for a quote.

0% + cash:

Instead of the full rebate on a 2020 CX-3, Mazda now offers 0% APR for 60 months, plus $500 bonus cash. You can combine it with the loyalty bonus if you qualify, and your first payment can be deferred for 90 days.

The initial finance offer on the 2021 CX-3 is 0.9% for 60 months. There's no bonus cash, but you remain eligible for the loyalty bonus.

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MSRP
$21,740
Sales Price
$21,240
Cash Rebates
$0
Target Price
$21,240
Lease Estimate
$253/mo
Finance Estimate
$298/mo

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Loyalty Bonus Cash Additional Loyalty Reward Program - LYT (Expires 1/4/21) For current owners of the same make. May not be compatible with certain other incentive types such as Conquest programs. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Mazda Loyalty reward is stackable with current national Mazda Owner Loyalty program and one other private offer including but not limited to Military Program and Step-up program. $750

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Promotional APR Offer Promotional APR programs available for qualified buyers. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%Qualification% Eligible new and unused vehicles.
Term(s)2425 - 3637 - 4849 - 6364 - 72
Rate %1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%3.9%
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Lease Bonus Cash MFS Standard Lease Cash Program - MSL (Expires 11/2/20) Bonus cash available for qualified customers leasing a vehicle through the manufacturer's captive finance company on approved credit. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%Qualification% This program is not compatible with MFS Special APR Programs or MFS Special Lease Programs. $1,000
Loyalty Bonus Cash Additional Loyalty Reward Program - LYT (Expires 1/4/21) For current owners of the same make. May not be compatible with certain other incentive types such as Conquest programs. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Mazda Loyalty reward is stackable with current national Mazda Owner Loyalty program and one other private offer including but not limited to Military Program and Step-up program. $750

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2021 Mazda CX-3: Model Preview

Joel Patel
Automotive Editor

Model Preview

Introduced in 2016, the Mazda CX-3 was, at the time, the smallest vehicle in the automaker’s lineup. Despite the introduction of the subcompact CX-30 last year, the tiny CX-3 remains the smallest SUV on sale from the brand. We expect the 2021 CX-3 to be a carryover vehicle and continue to act as the most affordable way to get into an SUV from the automaker.

Unlike other subcompact SUVs, the current CX-3 goes all-in on having an athletic design. The 2021 model should do the same. A familiar front-end design with a pentagonal grille with horizontal bars, a wide front air intake, and round headlights that lead directly into the grille give the CX-3 a premium look. Around the side, intricate wheel designs, relatively high fenders, and a curvy roofline make the CX-3 stand out for its athleticism. A bulbous design at the rear highlights the CX-3’s width, while wrap-around taillights and two exhaust outlets are sporty elements.

From the inside, it’s hard to tell that the current CX-3 is the most affordable SUV from Mazda. Simple in design with large dials for the HVAC system, circular vents, and a clean dashboard, the CX-3’s interior comes off as upscale. The small knob and buttons used to control the infotainment system are located in a good area, just behind the shift knob, but the infotainment system that’s perched on top of the dashboard isn’t the easiest to use.

On the tech side, we the 2021 CX-3 will come with the same infotainment system that’s found on the current model. That means a 7-inch touch screen with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Pandora, Bluetooth, and a USB will be standard.


Mazda CX-3

When it comes to performance, the upcoming CX-3 will continue to be powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The motor is rated at 148 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard. All-wheel drive will be available.

Every CX-3 trim will come with forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Other standard features include a head-up display, automatic high beams, and adaptive headlights.

Starting price will remain the same at $21,740 (including destination).

This subcompact crossover competes with the Hyundai Kona, Kia Soul, and Nissan Kicks.

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