When Mazda launched its first crossover SUV model CX-30, it took no time to secure its place in the first row of its segment. Now that this model has stepped into its second anniversary, Mazda chose to uplift the model status to the next high, and for this several modifications are done to the model series.
At a prestigious showroom of the Mazda Corona dealership, it was confirmed by the sellers there that the 2021 Mazda CX-30 models share many things in common with its own siblings, namely the Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback models. The styling cues as well as the powertrain are the same but the CX-30 models are given a slightly uplifted suspension to make its mark in the performance as a class-leading SUV.
Leading the Class of Crossover SUVs
The 2021 model year edition of Mazda CX-30 got many exemplary virtues packed in its various trim models to inspire its own class of crossover SUVs. One of them is the powertrain range. Even at the base there is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which is enough to rule the unruly road surfaces. This powertrain itself offers both the options to drive only front- wheels or with all four wheels to attain a revving performance even while off roading.
Then there is a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine version that offers all-wheel drive configuration as the standard.
For the year 2021, Mazda now prepares its flagship model CX-30 with all the desirable functionalities one can think of. The infotainment system now provides smartphone configuration through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and that comes as one of the standard features. This year Mazda has also announced the addition of an optional turbocharged 2.5-liter engine that will make an impressive 250-hp.
Driving Dynamics and Maneuverability
The 2021 CX-30 model lineup series starts at the base with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which is capable of producing 186 horsepower after being paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. This new transmission can automatically choose the gears depending upon the driving conditions it passes through. The other 2.5-liter turbocharged engine sprints out 250 horsepower and offers all-wheel-drive as the standard setting.
But with every powertrain combination, the models of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 can guarantee you of a superb maneuverability. Thanks to the effective driving dynamics that Mazda has installed in each of the. All the 2021 Mazda CX-30 models keep up their promise of performing like an efficient SUV with their athletic performance.
With the FWD configuration, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 models earn a fuel-economy estimate of 25 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highways, and 28 mpg from a combined trip as rated by the EPA. With the AWD modes, these fuel economy estimates drop to 24 mpg for the city, 31 mpg for the highway, and 26 mpg for the combined.
At the showroom premise of the Mazda Corona dealership showroom, when we took a test drive with the 2021 Mazda CX-30 base model, it showed us the thrill anyone will long for, who wants to sit behind the wheels.