2021 Mazda CX-30 Review

Automobile

By autogos.com

Excited driving dynamics, near-luxurious interior embellishments, and a plethora of standard tech goodies

 Mazda CX-30

$23,275

Overview

Could use a few more horsepower, adds little practicality over the Mazda 3 hatchback, and has intermittent gearbox stutters.

Verdict

If you're looking for a small SUV, the Mazda CX-30 should be at the top of your list.

What's New

Mazda also announced the addition of a 250-hp turbocharged 2.5-liter engine as an option.

Engine

The CX-30's standard engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 186 horsepower

Performance

The CX-30 took 8.1 seconds to reach 60 mph on our test track, slower than rivals like the turbocharged Hyundai Kona.

Fuel Economy

The EPA forecasts that front-wheel-drive CX-30 vehicles will get 25 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and 28 mpg combined.

Interior

A rotary knob on the centre console controls an infotainment display that grows from the middle of the dashboard.

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