2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Buick Encore

Compact crossovers are continuing to gain momentum in the automotive market and one of the most popular vehicles in this segment is the 2020 Mazda CX-3. Sitting snuggly between the Mazda3 Hatchback and the Mazda CX-5 crossover, this compact Mazda model offers drivers the best of both worlds. The CX-3 delivers sharp handling and a sporty performance on the road along with spacious interiors with notable versatility. 

Choosing the Mazda CX-3 is an easy decision to make, but why should you choose it over other members of the competition? This 2020 Mazda CX-3 vs 2020 Buick Encore comparison is going to show you why. Keep reading to learn more about the 2020 Mazda CX-3 or click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock CX-3 models at Fairway Mazda. 

2020 Mazda CX-3


2020 Buick Encore

SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT

Base Engine 1.4L DOHC turbocharged 4-cylinder engine

148 horsepower | 146 pound-feet of torque

Power Specs 138 horsepower | 148 pound-feet of torque
7-inch full-color touchscreen Infotainment Center 8-inch color touchscreen
8 Exterior Color Options 4

What are the differences between the 2020 CX-3 and 2020 Encore?

Personalization is one of the key selling points of the 2020 Mazda CX-3 over the 2020 Buick Encore. When shoppers choose the Encore they are limited to just four neutral color options to wrap the exterior of their vehicle in – Ebony Twilight Metallic, Summit White, White Frost Tricoat, and Quicksilver Metallic. The 2020 CX-3 on the other hand offers a variety of eight color options that are sure to fit any driver’s style. The CX-3 is available in Ceramic Metallic, Deep Crystal Blue, Eternal Blue, Jet Black, Machine Gray, Snowflake White, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, and Titanium Flash. 

The versatile interior of the 2020 CX-3 is just another one of its key features that makes choosing this crossover such an easy decision. Behind the rear row of seats there is 17.8 cubic feet of space for everyday essentials or a weekend’s-worth of luggage. Bulky cargo is nothing worth sweating over in the CX-3, which is why this Mazda crossover offers up to 42.7 cubic feet of space when the rear row of seats is folded down.  

To learn more about what the 2020 Mazda CX-3 has to offer, check out the rest of our model research pages or contact a member of our team today.