The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is stylish but impractical for a crossover SUV.
The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is like an efficiency apartment that happens to be in a charming neighborhood. It’s a stylish, perky little crossover SUV that offers very little passenger and luggage space. If you’re thinking about one as a family car, think again. It’s best considered as a two-seater with an expandable cargo bay, and the 2020 CX-3 earns a 5.7 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.)
This year’s new CX-30 is, confusingly, larger and more powerful than the CX-3. We cover the 2020 CX-30 separately.
The CX-3 lineup comes in Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trims, all of which are reasonably well equipped and powered by a 148-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 teamed with…