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2021 Mazda CX-3 versus 2021 Hyundai Kona

    Comparing the 2021 Mazda CX-3 and 2021 Hyundai Kona is comparing two of the most popular SUVs on the road today. Both offer plenty of power and features, but which one is best for you?

    First up, you should consider the MSRP (manufacturer's standard retail price) of each SUV. The base model of the 2021 CX-3 has a starting price of $20,790 while the base model of the 2021 Kona costs $20,500.

    Of course, there are various trims options for both SUVs, each of which start at different prices as more features are included. You can check our amazing 2021 Mazda CX-3 offers 1 trim options including: Sport. On the other hand, the 2021 Hyundai Kona offers 6 trim options including: SEL, SE, Limited, SEL Plus, Ultimate, and NIGHT. Be sure to call us here at Pacifico Mazda so we can help you more fully compare different trim options between the 2021 Mazda CX-3 and 2021 Hyundai Kona.

    Another key consideration when doing a side-by-side of these SUVs are the engine options. Mazda offers 1 engine for its CX-3 line, including the Regular Unleaded I-4. Hyundai offers 2 different engines for its Kona lineup, including the Regular Unleaded I-4 and Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4.

    Next up you will want to look at the drivetrain options and MPG ratings for these SUVs. The 2021 CX-3 offers up Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive and gets 34 miles per gallon. The 2021 Kona has Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive drivetrains and gets 33 miles per gallon.

    Finally, when it comes to available colors, the 2021 CX-3 comes in 7 colors including colors like: Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Machine Gray Metallic, and Jet Black Mica. In comparison, the 2021 Kona comes in 11 colors including Ultra Black, Thunder Gray, Surf Blue w/Dark Gray Roof, and Surf Blue to name a few.

    If you're excited about buying a Mazda, you can check our amazing lease deals on 2021 Mazda CX-3s here. If you're looking for a Hyundai, check out our great deals on used certified pre-owned Hyundai SUVs here.

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    Compare 2021 Mazda CX-3 & Hyundai Kona Features & Specs

    Compare Photos of the 2021 Mazda CX-3 & 2021 Hyundai Kona Side-by-Side

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    FAQs About 2021 Mazda CX-3 SUV vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona SUV

    Is the 2021 Mazda CX-3 a better SUV than the 2021 Hyundai Kona?

    The 2021 Mazda CX-3 has been redesigned to be more fuel efficient and offers a higher level of comfort for SUV drivers. The new model also comes with a variety of performance, safety and entertainment options. Overall you are going to find a better value for money with the 2021 Mazda CX-3 over the 2021 Hyundai Kona, but be sure to compare trim packages and contact Pacifico Mazda at 866-979-7845 to see the latest discounts and lease packages.

    Which SUV is cheaper: The 2021 Mazda CX-3 or the 2021 Hyundai Kona?

    The final price of either of these SUVs will depend on your trim selection and the options you select. The 2021 Mazda CX-3 base model has an MSRP of $20,790, and the base model MSRP of the 2021 Kona starts at $20,500.

    What are the drivetrain options for a 2021 Mazda CX-3 versus a 2021 Hyundai Kona?

    The 2021 CX-3 comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Front Wheel Drive
    • All Wheel Drive

    The 2021 Kona comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Front Wheel Drive
    • All Wheel Drive

    What MPG rating does the 2021 Mazda CX-3 have versus the 2021 Hyundai Kona?

    The base model 2021 Mazda CX-3 gets 34 MPG and the 2021 Hyundai Kona base model gets 33 miles per gallon.

    What are the engine options of the 2021 Mazda CX-3 versus the 2021 Hyundai Kona?

    2021 Mazda CX-3 Engine Options:

    • Regular Unleaded I-4

    2021 Hyundai Kona Engine Options:

    • Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

    What colors does the 2021 Mazda CX-3 come with versus the 2021 Hyundai Kona?

    The 2021 Mazda CX-3 comes in 7 colors including:

    • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
    • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
    • Machine Gray Metallic
    • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

    The 2021 Hyundai Kona comes in 11 colors including:

    • Pulse Red
    • Thunder Gray
    • Chalk White
    • Lunar White
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