The 2020 model year saw the addition of multiple new crossovers to this growing class of popular vehicles. Examining the 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs the 2020 Hyundai Venue compares two of these new crossover models.
Under the hood of the 2020 Mazda CX-30 is the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L four-cylinder engine. Performance numbers for this engine are rated at 186 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque, besting the 121 horsepower and 113 pound-feet of torque produced by the Venue’s engine. 2020 CX-30 models can be equipped with either front-wheel drive, or the i-ACTIV AWD® system. The Venue is only offered in front-wheel drive.
Car shoppers considering a small crossover are looking for a vehicle that provides versatile storage space paired with a comfortable interior offering an extensive list of technology features. With the rear seats in place, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 offers 20.2 cubic feet of storage space. 2020 Hyundai Venue models check in at 18.7 cubic feet.
The storage space offered by the 2020 Mazda CX-30 checks the “utility” box. This utility is supplemented by an extensive list of technology and comfort features. 2020 CX-30 model come equipped with the MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
Safety is a key factor for almost every car shopper. 2020 Mazda CX-30 models offer the i-ACTIVSENSE® suite of driver assistance systems. The roster of equipment offered on the CX-30 includes Smart Brake Support, Lane-Keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Driver Attention Alert, High Beam Control and a rearview camera.