The smaller CX-30 has a coupe-like shape that seems a little sportier, while the CX-5 is a good-looking SUV. The CX-30 has black cladding at the base of its doors that could easily have been awful (remember the Pontiac Aztek?). In this case, though, the cladding is a little taller at the back than the front and adds a sensation of moving forward.What are the specs of a Mazda CX-5?
Compare the Mazda CX-30 vs. Mazda CX-5 specs: Standard Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with a 6-speed transmission EPA-Estimated Fuel Efficiency: 25 mpg city/33 mpg hwy mpg** combined with standard front-wheel drive; 24 city/31 hwy mpg** combined with AWDWhat are the dimensions of the 2021 Mazda CX-30?
2021 MAZDA CX-30 Exterior Dimensions Wheelbase: 104.4 inches Length (with license plate holder): 173.0 inches Width: 70.7 inchesShould you buy a Mazda CX-30 GX with a turbo?
It’s a hefty premium for the turbo engine. You can buy a front-wheel drive CX-30 GX with an anemic 2.0-litre engine starting at $26,200, but if you want the 250 horsepower, you have to buy all the bells and whistles of the GT upgrade, which lists for $34,000, and then add the turbo for an extra $2,400.