The subcompact crossover can be the perfect bridge from being a car owner to an SUV owner. It’s still small enough in size to easily maneuver but gives you a higher ride and easy-to-access cargo space. But, which one do you choose? We can help!

We compared features, efficiency, and space in popular choices to help you make an educated decision and save some serious time. When comparing 2018 subcompact crossovers, we looked at the Mazda CX-3, the Chevrolet Trax, and the Jeep® Renegade. And, we can confidently say, the Mazda CX-3 is the best choice.

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 has three trim levels available: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. We looked at the base models for this comparison. The five-passenger subcompact crossover comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. It still has the best fuel efficiency at an EPA-estimated 34 mpg highway. It’s also the only option of the three models mentioned to be awarded a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The Mazda CX-3 is the only crossover of the group that comes standard with cruise control, a proximity key, and USB ports. It tops in entertainment too; it comes standard with a Satellite radio, CD player, and MP3 capabilities, which aren’t even an option in the other two crossovers. Plus, it’s the only choice with an option for Parking Assist, a voice-activated navigation system, and a programmable garage door opener.

Don’t spend precious hours you could be driving in your new Mazda CX-3 researching different vehicles online. Dallas residents should visit our Mazda dealership at 1840 East Airport Freeway in Irving, TX. We are open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays we close at 8 p.m. We can’t wait to see you at Freeman Mazda!