Over the last several years, Mazda has developed its lineup of crossover SUVs into a force to be reckoned with in this highly competitive automotive industry segment. The manufacturer added a new model for the 2020 model year and the team of product experts at Compass Mazda are excited to help current and future customers understand the different strengths each one has to offer. A comparison of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-30 will help clearly define the roles that these two vehicles are best suited to play. Each Mazda crossover SUV offers very similar base performance specifications, efficiency scores and similar connectivity technology. The chief difference between the two Mazda crossover SUVs will come down to physical interior space.
Compass Mazda customers can start the pre-ordering process for either Mazda crossover SUV today by calling, 855-954-3161.
2020 Mazda CX-30
2020 Mazda cx-5
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.|
|24/31||Base Fuel Economy||25/31|
|45.2 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||59.6 cu.-ft.|
All versions of the 2020 Mazda CX-30 use the same powertrain. The latest Mazda crossover SUV to join the team will employ a naturally aspirated version of the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that will produce 186 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Customers will be able to choose between having front- or all-wheel-drive equipped. Entry-level trim grades of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 use the same engine but it will make 187 horsepower. Compass Mazda visitors can also pick some versions of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 with a turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that will make up to 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque – when the gas tank is filled with 93-octane gasoline or higher. A 2020 Mazda CX-5 with the turbocharged engine is only available with all-wheel-drive.
The 2020 Mazda CX-30 will be able to achieve and estimated 25 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highway when equipped with front-wheel-drive. Most all-wheel-drive versions of the current Mazda CX-30 will record 24 mpg on the city and 31 mpg on the highway. As for the Mazda CX-5, models with the naturally aspirated engine and front-wheel-drive will be able to record up to 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway, with all-wheel-drive models dropping one mile per gallon. Customers choosing the turbocharged engine will see 22 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
Both the 2020 Mazda CX-30 and 2020 Mazda CX-5 have two rows of seats that can hold five passengers each. When people are sitting in the backseat of the current Mazda CX-30, there will still be 20.2 cubic-feet of cargo volume to use. A Mazda CX-5 in the same configuration will have 30.9 cubic-feet to use. Folding the rear seat down in the Mazda CX-30 or Mazda CX-5 will reveal up to 45.2 cubic-feet and 59.6 cubic-feet, respectively.