Detailed craftsmanship. Cutting-edge technology. Extraordinary safety features. Sophisticated design. These characteristics build the foundation of all Mazda vehicles, culminating in a premium driving experience owners have come to know and love. Thinking about a new Mazda crossover? See what sets the similarly-sized MX-30 EV and CX-30 apart, and discover which might be right for you.
Key Benefits of Both Mazda MX-30 EV and CX-30
Shared Safety Benefits
Equipped with i-Activsense, both the MX-30 and CX-30 are more than ready for the road ahead. A Mazda exclusive, i-Activsense is a suite of advanced safety features1 that can alert you to hazards to help you avoid collisions—or lessen their severity. Traffic Jam Assist, 360° View Monitor with front and rear parking sensors, and Smart Brake Support are just a few of the safety features available on both vehicles.
Connecting Vehicle and Driver
Mazda’s philosophy of Jinba Ittai — the experience of rider becoming one with their horse — is present in both the MX-30 and CX-30. Mazda exclusive G-Vectoring Control technology (electric G-Vectoring Control Plus in the MX-30) uses motor torque adjustments to control vehicle load and help provide natural, consistent, and responsive handling.
More shared standard features include:
- Apple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™ integration
- Remote Keyless Entry System
- Smart Brake Support
- Lane Departure Warning System
- Lane-Keep Assist
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
- Rainsensing Windshield Wipers
- Automatic On/Off LED Headlights
- High Beam Control
- Power Folding Door Mirrors
- Steering-Wheel-Mounted Audio and Cruise Control Switches
- 8.8-Inch Large Center Display Infotainment System
- Infotainment System Voice Command
- Multifunction Commander Control
- Mazda Connected Services (Three-Year Trial)2
Shared available features include:
- Blind Spot Monitoring
- Active Driving Display
- Bose® 12-Speaker Premium Audio
- 360° View Monitor
- Power Folding Door Mirrors with Turn Signal Indicators and Memory Positioning
With so many impressive features shared by the Mazda MX-30 and CX-30, choosing the best fit for you comes down to lifestyle and needs.
MX-30 Offers a Natural Driving Experience for City Dwellers
An ideal companion for daily commuting, the MX-30 EV has an EPA-estimated range of 100 miles on a full charge. Its 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery helps maintain the superb driving dynamics Mazda is known for, and staying charged is convenient whether at-home or while traveling around town with access to Level 2 and Level 3 DC fast charging solutions. The battery can be charged to 80% within approximately 36 minutes when connected to a Level 3 DC fast charger3, and it comes with an eight-year or 100,000-mile warranty4 for added peace of mind.
As an added benefit, Mazda has partnered with ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest charging networks, to give MX-30 owners a $500 charging credit that can be used for public charging or toward the purchase of an in-home ChargePoint Level 2 charger. And when owners are feeling inspired to go on an extended trip, there’s the Mazda MX-30 Elite Access Loaner Program. MX-30 owners will have access to experience other vehicles in the Mazda family5 for up to 10 days per year for the first three years of ownership.
Mazda’s all-new electrification technology, called e-Skyactiv EV, further enhances the human-centric approach for driving dynamics and handling. New electric G-Vectoring Control Plus (e-GVC Plus), standard on all MX-30 models, uses electric motor torque adjustments to control vehicle load and help provide natural and consistent handling. Steering wheel paddles, also standard, allow the driver to adjust the level of regenerative braking to what feels comfortable based on the driving situation, while audible feedback in sync with the electric motor helps deliver a natural driving experience.
Featuring a striking Kodo design, the Mazda MX-30 EV embodies a new “Human Modern” approach that sets it apart from most EVs on the market. The vehicle features an evolution of Mazda’s signature wing front grille that emphasizes its deeply sculpted headlights. Freestyle doors evoke a feeling of openness and freedom, while a warm, inviting interior featuring natural, sustainable cork accents and two-tone leatherette seats lend an air of thoughtful luxury.
The first step toward Mazda’s commitment to electrification, the Mazda MX-30’s impressive style is only rivaled by its substance. Initially launching in California in late 2021, the Mazda MX-30 is a city-dweller’s dream starting at $33,470 MSRP6.
CX-30 Offers Refined Performance for an Active Lifestyle
The sleek Mazda CX-30 brings a different sense of excitement without sacrificing premium design. Mazda’s Kodo design language captures a sense of movement with a sweeping S-curve along the doors that captures the play of light and shadow. The CX-30’s elegant interior is full of sophisticated touches brought to life through an inspired blend of quality materials including chrome and leather. Meticulous design details throughout create a vehicle that feels as if it were sculpted around you, down to the thoughtful placement of displays and gauges.
The CX-30 offers cargo space that fits 4-6 large suitcases or even a weekend’s worth of camping gear, plenty of room for your next adventure. With the ability to start your CX-30’s engine and return to the previously set interior temperature before you even get in, hitting the road is easier than ever.
Take advantage of premium performance without sacrificing efficiency. The available Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine gives the CX-30 smooth, powerful acceleration capable of up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft of torque with premium fuel7, while only experiencing a single mile per gallon reduction in combined EPA-estimated fuel economy than the naturally aspirated Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter engine. While G-Vectoring plus and all-wheel drive are standard in 2022 models, the CX-30 2.5 S is also available with Mazda’s predictive i-Activ all-wheel drive and off-road traction assist feature, which can help the driver when venturing on uneven terrain.
With a reputation for chasing what’s next, Mazda CX-30’s adaptable nature embodies Kodo design in an entirely fresh way. With seven packages to choose from, the Mazda CX-30, starting at $22,050 MSRP8, makes a strong case for drivers who seek something different.
Which Road Will You Take?
The Mazda MX-30 and CX-30 both offer superior driving dynamics, beautiful styling, and the latest technology. To determine which vehicle is best for you, look to the way you live and where you drive the most. Now, which Mazda crossover will join you on your journey?
1 i-Activsense safety features are not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. There are limitations to the range and detection of each safety feature. Safety features vary based on vehicle package and trim combinations. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.
2 Connected services are subject to change at any time without notice. Mazda Connected Services is provided during a 3-year trial period; annual subscription fees apply thereafter. Use of MyMazda App and compatible phone are required. Connected services require cellular or Wi-Fi service. Data fees may apply. Never drive while distracted or while using a hand-held device. Please see your Owner’s Manual for important feature details and related privacy information.
3 Calculations based on the following charging conditions: State of charge (SOC) in the meter from 20% to 80%. Battery temperature at 75° F. Charging times will vary based on charger type, vehicle and battery condition, temperature, and other factors. Actual results will vary. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.
4 The Mazda MX-30 EV comes with an 8 year/100,000-Mile High Voltage Battery Limited Warranty, whichever comes first, and an 8 year/100,000-Mile High Voltage Battery Capacity Limited Warranty, whichever comes first, from when the vehicle was originally purchased as new. See your Mazda Dealer for Limited Warranty details.
5 Based on Dealer participation and vehicle availability. Must reserve with dealer in advance.
6 MSRP does not include $1,175 for destination and handling ($1,220 in Alaska), taxes, title, or additional fees. Dealers set actual sale prices.
7 Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine delivers 227 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft of torque with regular 87 octane fuel or 250 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft of torque with premium 93 octane fuel.
8 MSRP does not include $1,175 for destination and handling ($1,220 in Alaska), taxes, title, or additional fees. Dealers set actual sale prices.