2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Buick Encore

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably have noticed that SUVs and crossovers have taken over the roads. Americans love driving large vehicles and it’s starting to show. After seeing so many on the road every day, you might be looking to get one for yourself. If you’ve only ever driven smaller vehicles, a subcompact SUV is the perfect choice. One popular choice is the 2020 Mazda CX-3. This subcompact SUV is powered by a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine and offers up to 42.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

However, in the growing age of SUVs, this model has many competitors. One of them is the 2020 Buick Encore. This SUV is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and has up to 48.40 cubic feet of cargo space. If you’re curious to see how these two models stack up, keep reading for a 2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Buick Encore comparison. We will be focusing on starting MSRP, engine power, engine torque and seating capacity.

2020 Mazda CX-3


2020 Buick Encore

$20,640 Starting MSRP $23,200
148 hp Engine Power 138 hp
146 lb-ft Engine Torque 148 lb-ft
5 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers


2020 Mazda CX-3 Comfort and Convenience Features

As you can see from the comparison table above, the 2020 Mazda CX-3 comes out on top in almost every category. While both models can seat up to five passengers, the Mazda CX-3 has a lower price tag of $20,640. Additionally, its engine produces up to 148 horsepower. However, the Buick Encore delivers 148 lb-ft of torque. Another strong selling point of the 2020 Mazda CX-3, is it’s long list of comfort and convenience features. These innovative features include:

  • Automatic climate control with pollen filter
  • Push button start
  • Electronic parking brake with auto-hold
  • Remote fuel door release
  • Remote keyless illuminated entry system with “answer back” capability

If you’re ready to take the 2020 Mazda CX-3 for a test drive, come on down to Metro Mazda of Mesquite today. However, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to us.

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2020 Mazda CX-3 red exterior parked on side of street silhouettes of couple in foreground
2020 Mazda CX-3 interior dashboard touchscreen display and steering wheel
2020 Mazda CX-3 red exterior driving in rain