2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport

2018 Mazda CX-3 vs 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport

Just as the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue make good competitors, so do the Mazda CX-3 and the Nissan Rogue Sport. Slightly more compact than their big brother successors in size, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 and the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport present a sedan experience in terms of fuel economy and precise handling mixed with the confident feel and the generous cargo capacity of a larger model.

With these 2 compact crossover SUV models being so similar, which should you first consider for a purchase? To rephrase the real question: Which model is the better one? Should you get the 2018 Mazda CX-3 or the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport?

2018 Mazda CX-3


2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport

2L Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2L Inline 4
146 hp 146 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 141 hp / 147 lb-ft
31 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 28 MPG
$20,110 Starting MSRP $22,110

2018 Mazda CX-3 Rochester, NY

The scales seem fairly balanced in this competition. The 2018 Mazda CX-3 has the better fuel economy, but the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport has a bit more storage room in the trunk. Other than that, the specs and details of these 2 compact crossovers are very close. Except, that is, for the price, which pushes the 2018 Mazda CX-3 ahead. Exactly $2,000 less than the starting MSRP of the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport, this makes the 2018 Mazda CX-3 the better and more affordable ride.

Additionally, you'll find many features and advanced technology available with your purchase of a 2018 Mazda CX-3, some of which include:

  • i-ACTIV AWD® with Prediction Technology
  • SKYACTIV®-DRIVE High Performance
  • Commander Control Console
  • Bose® 7-Speaker Surround Sound System
  • Distance Recognition Support System
  • Signature KODO Design Headlights
  • Active Driving Display
  • High Beam Control
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Advanced Infotainment
  • SKYACTIV®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control
  • Adaptive Front Lighting System
  • And more!

You can find all 3 of the 2018 Mazda CX-3 trim levels available for purchase at the dealership of Marketplace Mazda. To learn more about any Mazda model in our inventory, or to schedule a test drive with any Mazda vehicle in stock, please contact us. Our sales team can be reached online, by phone, or in person at our dealership location. Come down and drive the 2018 Mazda CX-3!