Mazda CX-5 vs Mazda CX-30 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
MSRP
$30,355
Invoice
$29,481
Average Price Paid
$30,185
31 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD
MSRP
$30,050
Invoice
$29,184
Average Price Paid
$30,050
281 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Fair Price
$30,515
Good Price
$29,489
Great Price
$28,903
2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD
Fair Price
$30,290
Good Price
$29,420
Great Price
$28,923

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,889
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,545
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a competitive compact SUV for buyers looking to satisfy the needs of the typical family. For the 2021 model year, Mazda has enhanced the model’s tech and discont...

2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Blurring the lines between mainstream and luxury brands, the new 2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo pairs effortless acceleration and engaging driving dynamics with a premium design and impres...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
10
Rockone writes:
Dont get me wrong it drove fine space was soso compared to the seltos
2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD
pblcdfndr writes:
Elegant interior AWD is predictive based upon 27 sensors Great 12 speaker Bose sound Fun to drive Ext...
Power Ranked 2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo AWD better.
"When I purchased the Mazda , the turbo model was not yet available so the Seltos turbo was quicker"
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo AWD better.
"Larger back seats in SeltosHiwever the Napa leather in the Mazda is richer, softer feeling "
30
Triethart writes:
It’s a sporty, fun to drive hatchback on steroids. Handles great, stops quickly, very luxurious yet restrain...
Family Car Ranked 2022 Volkswagen Taos better.
"The spacious back seat and cargo area. "
Would Buy Ranked 2022 Volkswagen Taos worse.
"I did buy the CX-30 over the Taos mainly because the Mazda is such an incredible value when compared to the Taos. The VW is ridiculously overpriced for what you get. "

Specs

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 12.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 39.6 in 36.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 30.9 cu ft 20.2 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 179.1 in 173 in
Width 83.3 in 70.7 in
Height 66.1 in 61.7 in
Wheelbase 106.2 in 104.4 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors
2021 Mazda CX-30
2.5 Turbo AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint
  • POLYMETAL Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

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