Mazda CX-30 Buyer’s Guide

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is an all-new Mazda vehicle; a small, subcompact crossover SUV with solid performance, safety, and style features. The new Mazda CX-30 is an affordable compact SUV with outstanding safety ratings and a variety of high tech features that make for a fun drive that includes all of the creature comforts you already love about a Mazda vehicle. Read on for more about this all-new SUV to the 2020 Mazda lineup and details about the features specific to the Mazda CX-30.


The Mazda CX-30 crossover SUV has a 2.5 Liter Skyactiv-G four cylinder, six speed automatic engine. This 2.5 Liter engine offers 33 miles per gallon highway and 186 horsepower. Its responsive and efficient engine offers 186-lb-ft of torque. The Mazda CX-30 handles responsively with various safety and technology features that benefit its performance and keep you safe. Speaking of which, for performance in variable weather conditions, the available i-Activ all-wheel drive uses predictive traction loss to help stabilize the car. It also adjusts accordingly to prevent traction loss to help you drive confidently in the snow and rain. The CX-30 is available in both front wheel drive and all wheel drive options. The miles per gallon for the CX-30 front wheel drive (FWD) and all wheel drive (AWD) are as follows:

FWD, Automatic Transmission (city/highway/combined)4: 25/33/28
AWD, Automatic Transmission (city/highway/combined)4: 24/31/26

Mazda CX-30 Trims

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 comes in four trim packages or specifications including the base model, the Select, the Preferred, and the Premium specifications. Each offers smooth and steady acceleration yet remains quiet, even at highway speeds. Find your preferred trim package in this CX-30 visual comparison.

CX-30 Technology Features

The CX-30 is a clean and elegant looking small, subcompact SUV with the technology features that make it enjoyable to drive around our river city and to take on road trips. It offers automatic speed-sensitive door locks, a remote keyless entry system, and a push button start.

The CX-30 also includes two USB audio inputs and an 8-speaker audio system with Mazda Harmonic Acoustics Bluetooth® 6 hands-free phone and audio streaming capability. Your CX-30 can also be equipped with in-car Wi-Fi.

Additionally, the infotainment system, Mazda CONNECT™, comes standard with the base CX-30 model and includes the following features:

  • An 8.8-inch full-color center display in base model
  • AM/FM/HD Radio audio system with Pandora™internet radio integration
  • Infotainment system voice command
  • SMS text message audio delivery and reply
  • AM/FM/HD Radio audio system; Aha™, Pandora™, and Stitcher™ internet radio integration
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming capability
  • USB input: two front and two rear

Camera and Radar Technology

The 2020 CX-30 eases the stress of parallel parking in downtown Richmond and in parking garages with its camera features. The Mazda CX-30 has an available rear cross traffic alert to get your attention quickly if another vehicle is coming towards you. You will get both audible and visual warnings, including a rear-view camera display.

CX-30 Safety Features

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 technology goes above and beyond providing the newest technology and includes many features to keep you and your family safe driving around Richmond or wherever your adventures take you.

Enjoy available blind-spot monitoring to detect objects in your blind spots through a side mirror light and active driving display. The CX-30 also uses radar cruise control to maintain a safe driving distance between you and traffic ahead, slowing and stopping automatically, as needed. Additionally, the smart brake support helps detect other motorists, bikes, and road vehicles and alerts you of those obstacles if an impact may occur, even applying the brakes if necessary.

High beam control in the Mazda CX-30 helps improve your visibility while driving at night by monitoring your high-beams, and automatically alternating between high beams and low beams based on the presence of vehicles ahead or oncoming traffic. The Mazda CX-30 also protects you from the danger of drowsy driving; the driver attention alert in the Mazda CX-30 monitors steering and driving behavior to alert the driver through a displayed alert and warning sound if signs of drowsy driving are detected. The CX-30 comes with additional driving alerts to help prevent you and your vehicle from becoming part of an accident.

When your journey takes you off road, simply activate the available off-road traction assist button to engage traction control and torque distribution to help cross uneven terrain.

Your CX-30 can be equipped to provide access to emergency services like automatic 911 dialing and roadside assistance.

Crash Safety

The 2020 CX-30 is a top compact SUV in safety. This Mazda SUV puts safety-first scoring very highly in safety tests. It beat records overseas with Euro NCAP, Europe’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, scoring a close to perfect 99 out of 100 score and 5-star rating during it’s crash test. The CX-30 vehicle is equipped with advanced dual front air bags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, plus driver’s and front passenger’s knee airbags.

Additional safety features in the CX-30 include whiplash-reducing front seat headrests and smart brake support. The CX-30 also comes standard with lane-keep assist and dynamic stability control with a traction control system.

CX-30 Price

With a top safety rating and numerous safety and technology features, this all new vehicle comes at an affordable price. The 2020 Mazda CX-30 starts at only $21,900 MSRP.

Drive a 2020 Mazda CX-30 at Whitten Brothers Mazda Today

Are you ready to jump into the new 2020 CX-30 and enjoy its luxurious features and the solid performance of a Mazda? Contact us or visit us at Whitten Mazda to test drive one of these all new Mazda vehicles today!