Mazda CX-30 to bring 26-strong model line-up
Mazda’s CX-30 crossover is now available to order, bringing a compact SUV that fits in between the CX-3 and the CX-5.
Revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March and based on the underpinnings of the latest Mazda3, the CX-30 (see our review here) is priced from £22,895 and offers a 26-strong model line-up that features five trim levels – SE-L, SE-L Lux, Sport Lux, GT Sport and GT Sport Tech – and two petrol engines.
As with the new Mazda3, the CX-30 offers Mazda’s new 180hp Skyactiv-X engine, which is available with a choice of front and all-wheel drive (the latter from Sport Lux upwards) and brings emissions as low as 105g/km and WLTP combined economy as high as 47.9mpg.
The engine line-up also features a 122hp 2.0-litre Skyactiv-G engine that comes with cylinder deactivation and front-wheel drive only with a choice of automatic or manual transmission. Both engines feature the 24v Mazda M Hybrid mild hybrid system and are available across all grades.
Although the CX-30 will remain exclusively petrol in the UK – Mazda notes this segment has seen demand for diesel-powered cars dramatically reduce – the carmaker has affirmed its ongoing commitment to diesel and the development of next-generation clean diesel engines for “appropriate sectors”.
Standard equipment brings colour windscreen projecting head-up display, radar cruise control and LED headlights. SE-L and SE-L Lux cars feature 16-inch grey metallic wheels, while from Sport Lux onwards 18-inch wheels are standard: silver metallic on Skyactiv-G and bright silver metallic on Skyactiv-X models.
At the top of the range, the GT Sport Tech models feature Cruising & Traffic Support (CTS) and 360-degree View Monitor along with driver assistance features such as Driver Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Brake, Front Cross Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Support front and rear. Fitted with the Skyactiv-X engine and power tilt and slide sunroof, the grade tops out at £33,495.
Deliveries start from January 2020.