2018 Toyota C-HR vs 2018 Mazda CX-3

Red 2018 Toyota C-HR facing white 2018 Mazda CX-3 in comparison image

Just like snowflakes and music tastes, just about every crossover on the market is different in its own regard, to fit the specialized needs of consumers. Compact crossovers are a quick-rising favorite of many, combining budget-friendly efficiency with underrated power effortlessly. Two of the best companions on the road for drivers are the 2018 Toyota C-HR and 2018 Mazda CX-3, each with their own benefits and advantages that allow them to inspire confidence for all. If you're in search of more information on these two vehicles, you've come to the right place!

Since it can often be a hassle trying to find the right crossover for your needs, we've taken the liberty of compiling some of the essentials of both the 2018 C-HR and CX-3 models. Come on in with us today and see how these two quirky kings stack up!

2018 C-HR  


2018 CX-3 

$22,500  Starting MSRP   $20,110 
2.0-liter Inline 4 / 144 horsepower  Base Engine / Horsepower  2.0-liter Inline 4 / 146 horsepower 
27 miles per gallon city / 31 highway  Fuel Economy  29 miles per gallon city / 34 highway 
36.4 cubic feet  Interior Cargo Volume  42.3 cubic feet 

Get the 2018 Toyota C-HR near Santa Cruz CA

If we're just looking at the measurables, you might be drawn more so to the 2018 Mazda CX-3 and its greater levels of fuel efficiency and interior space than the C-HR can provide. However, in terms of raw, unfiltered spirit, control and safety innovation, there's no debate that the 2018 Toyota C-HR in Salinas CA has every capability to come out on top. With its sport-tuned suspension and Shift Mode included with its Continuously Variable Transmission, the C-HR is built with a race-inspired personality that many competitors can't match. All the while, its 5 Star NHTSA safety rating proves that the 2018 C-HR has an unprecedented handle on your security as you drive. Some of the top driver assistance features that the industry has to offer can all be found as standard inclusions on the 2018 C-HR, some of which include:

  • Blind Spot Monitor w/ Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Ten standard airbags
  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Toyota Safety Sense™
  • Many more!

No matter the competition, the 2018 C-HR – despite its smaller stature – is able to stand tall and provide an inspiring driving experience. If you'd like to see it for yourself, be sure to contact our Salinas Toyota sales team today and schedule a no-hassle test drive! We'll also help you work out a financing deal specifically tailored to your financial needs, so come and see us at your earliest convenience to join the C-HR family!