It is available in three trims, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring, offered in front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Powered by a 2.0-litre 148-hp, SKYACTIV four-cylinder engine with direct injection, attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. Available features, depending on trim level, include 18-inch wheels, HD radio, a seven-speaker Bose audio system, blind spot monitoring system, an intelligent key system, a power moonroof, LED adaptive headlights, LED taillights, power heated leather/simulated suede seats, automatic climate control, and the convenience of Bluetooth. Standard safety features include six-airbags, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, electronic stability and traction control, Smart City Brake Support and tire pressure monitoring.
For 2019, the CX-3 gets a refresh to its exterior and a slight refresh on the interior. The CX-3 recieves a electronic parking brake, two extra horsepower, center armrests for the front and rear seats, all trims now get Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert as standard. The Grand Touring trim recieves a boost to its safety systems which now includes Smart Brake Support, Radar Cruise Control with stop & go, Lane Departure Warning, and High Beam Control.