The 2021 Mazda CX-3 combines vivacity with practicality. We compare the 2021 Mazda CX-3 with the 2021 Buick Encore at Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA, to help you understand how the 2021 CX-3 measures up to the competition. Read on to learn more about the 2021 Mazda CX-3 vs 2021 Buick Encore.
2021 Mazda CX-3
2021 Buick Encore
|SKYACTIV-G 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
||Ecotec 1.4L turbocharged DOHC I-4
||Engine horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
|SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic
The table above shows that the 2021 Mazda CX-3 is reasonably priced compared to the 2021 Buick Encore and has an advantage in the engine, horsepower, torque, and transmission.
The 2021 Mazda CX-3 also exhibits impressive fuel economy numbers. It delivers 29 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway with the front-wheel drivetrain. The all-wheel drivetrain drops these numbers to 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The 2021 Buick Encore lags in delivering optimal gas mileage. The front-wheel drivetrain achieves 25 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway, while the all-wheel-drive models make 24 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
The Mazda brand’s reliable safety gear is on full display in the 2021 CX-3. It includes Smart Brake Support System with Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Rearview Camera, Night pedestrian detection automatic emergency braking, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, and Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection. The 2021 Buick Encore, meanwhile, includes Standard Rear Vision Camera, Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Front and Rear Park Assist, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning.
The 2021 Mazda CX-3 does stand tall compared to the competition and is one of the most fun-to-drive crossovers! Schedule a test drive at Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA!