The CX-30 costs about as much as many of its competitors, but Mazda doesn’t offer similar equipment as other small crossovers.
Base CX-30s cost $22,495 and include an 8.8-inch infotainment display, 16-inch wheels, cloth upholstery, keyless ignition, Bluetooth connectivity, two USB ports, and active safety features that we cover above. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto aren’t available on base cars despite sharing the same screen as the rest of the lineup, which has us mixed—more on that later.
Starting from an average score, the CX-30 gets a point above for its screen size but loses one for skipping smartphone software that competitors make standard on all cars. It’s a 5 for features.
The CX-30 is offered in base, Select, Prefered, and Premium. All-wheel drive is optional on all trims and costs $1,400.
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