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Mazda CX-30 vs. Mazda CX-50

When comparing the Mazda CX-30 to the Mazda CX-50, the Mazda CX-30 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and base engine power. The Mazda CX-50 has the advantage in the area of interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Mazda CX-30 versus the Mazda CX-50, the Mazda CX-30 is a better car than the Mazda CX-50.

Mazda CX-30 versus Mazda CX-50 Pricing

A used 2023 Mazda CX-30 ranges from $24,156 to $37,202 while a used 2023 Mazda CX-50 is priced between $34,161 to $43,908. For a new model, the Mazda CX-30's price is between $24,224 and $36,833, with the Mazda CX-50 priced between $33,954 and $44,336.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Mazda CX-30’s base engine makes 191 horsepower, and the Mazda CX-50 base engine makes 187 horsepower. The CX-30 is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 419 miles. The CX-50 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 474 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Mazda CX-50 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Mazda CX-30, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room. The Mazda CX-30 and Mazda CX-50 are comparable in regards to front leg room and rear shoulder room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Mazda CX-50 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance than the Mazda CX-30.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Mazda CX-30 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Mazda CX-30

2023 Mazda CX-50

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$24,224 - $36,833

Used Asking Price:

$24,156 - $37,202

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

38.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,954 - $44,336

Used Asking Price:

$34,161 - $43,908

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

Not available

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

Subcompact SUVs with Best Resale Value

6 / 18

Crossover SUVs with Best Resale Value

12 / 61
15 / 61
16 / 18
35 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

The Mazda CX-30 is a subcompact SUV with a sleek, upscale interior and engaging driving dynamics. The current CX-30 was an all-new vehicle introduced for the 2020 model year, with new models costing an average of $28,620.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • High quality interior materials
  • Engaging driving dynamics
  • Numerous standard safety features

  • Snug rear seats
  • Confusing infotainment controls
  • Modest acceleration

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

2.5S, Carbon Edition, Preferred, Premium, Select, Turbo Premium, Turbo Premium Plus

Trim Levels

2.5 S, 2.5 S Preferred, 2.5 S Preferred Plus, 2.5 S Premium, 2.5 S Premium Plus, 2.5 S Select, 2.5 Turbo, 2.5 Turbo Meridian Edition, 2.5 Turbo Premium, 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

191 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

186 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.056 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

187 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

186 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.050 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

26 / 33 / 29

Range (city/hwy):

330 / 419 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 30 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

379 / 474 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.6 inches

Cargo Space:

20.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

45.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

114.3 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

34.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

34.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.6 inches

Cargo Space:

31.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

56.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

131.7 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3424 lbs

Width:

70.7 inches

Height:

61.7 inches

Length:

173 inches

Wheelbase:

104.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3706 lbs

Width:

80.8 inches

Height:

63.5 inches

Length:

185.8 inches

Wheelbase:

110.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P215/65R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

225/65R17