2017 Mazda CX-3 Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2017 Mazda CX-3 Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


WASHINGTON — The 2017 Mazda CX-3 subcompact SUV earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

On sale in July at Mazda dealerships, the 2017 CX-3 received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the CX-3.

Standard safety equipment on the 2017 CX-3 includes six airbags, antilock brakes, stability control, traction control and a rearview camera.

A blind-spot monitoring system and rear cross-traffic alert are standard on the CX-3 Touring and Grand Touring models. A $1,170 i-Activsense package adds several safety items, including Smart City Brake Support, lane-departure warning and radar cruise control.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2017 CX-3.

Key CX-3 competitors include the Chevrolet Trax, Honda HR-V and Nissan Juke.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2017 Honda HR-V also earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2017 Chevrolet Trax and Nissan Juke have not been rated.

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