And two of the best crossover SUVs go head to head in this showdown; would you rather get a 2016 Mazda CX-3 or a Honda HR-V?
Frankly speaking, there’s so much to like about the Mazda CX-3 that there’s a tendency you could overlook the pitfalls of it (just so minor, really). It’s a 5-door subcompact hatchback that’s reasonably comfortable, even for the XL size in you, and overall a fun car to drive. The CX-3 comes in three trim variants too; FWD, AWD as well as being equipped with the “Sport” and “Grand Touring” edition modes.
What the CX-3 loses to the Honda HR-V is the lack of a blind-spot monitor camera, but the former makes up to it by having a warning flash for blind-spot and rear cross traffic encroachment instead. You’ll most likely be liking all there is to offer in the CX-3, such as the combination of touchscreen, rotary dial, fuel economy monitoring and even infotainment (just to name a few).
But there’s one thing that might have you prefer the Honda’s one instead. That’s because the latter’s voice and static touch-only activated controls would seem to be the key to maximizing your driving experience. So it all depends on whether or not you’d prefer a fine-looking crossover with more practical details, or a handsome-looking one with decent details. The choice is all yours.