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2017 Honda HR-V vs. 2017 Mazda CX-3

In recent years, the crossover segment has been growing in popularity. Because of this, automakers are having to respond to the demands of consumers. Two prime examples of brands who keep up with the times are Honda and Mazda, and the models in their crossover lineup show it. If you’ve been going back and forth between the 2017 Honda HR-V and the 2017 Mazda CX-3, we’re here to help you pick out the differences.

Under the hood, the 2017 HR-V sports a 1.8-liter inline-four engine, while the 2017 CX-3 offers a 2.0-liter inline-four. Both models can output over 140 horsepower, allowing drivers to feel a bit of power when they accelerate. While the models are similar in regard to power, the 2017 Honda HR-V offers drivers what they may be looking for in their crossover - and that’s space. Keep reading to learn where the HR-V is bigger.

2017 Honda HR-V rear view
2017 Honda HR-V interior
2017 Honda HR-V cargo area
2017 Honda HR-V seats down
2017 Honda HR-V front seats
2017 Honda HR-V side angle

Which model offers more space?

Drivers who are upgrading from a sedan model to a crossover may be doing so because they need more space. The 2017 Honda HR-V offers its drivers up to 58.8 cubic feet of cargo space, so that nothing needs to be left behind. The 2017 Mazda CX-3 offers a maximum of 44.5 cubic feet. While a lot of the space is in the cargo area, that isn’t the only place that the HR-V is larger.

The interior volume of the 2017 HR-V model is 124..4 cubic feet, while the interior volume of the 2017 Mazda CX-3 is around 100.0 cubic feet. Therefore, if you’re looking to gain area, you may find a bit more of what you’re looking for in the 2017 Honda HR-V.

Want to learn more about the models on our lot? Keep up with our blog here!

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