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20 Mazda CX-30 2.0 Skyactiv-G MHEV SE-L 5dr

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

7" TFT Colour driver instrument panel display8.8" Colour centre entertainment display with MZD Connect infotainment
Adaptive cruise control (Mazda radar cruise control) features stop and goApple car play/Android Auto
Blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alertDriver attention alert system
E-call with GPSEngine start/stop button
Integrated bluetoothIntegrated Mazda navigation system
Intelligent speed assistLane keep assist system (LAS) with Lane departure warning system (LDWS)
PASRear parking sensor
Service indicatorTrip computer
Window projected colour active driving display (head up display) with traffic sign recognition 

Entertainment

2 USB charging portsAM / FM / DAB radio with 8 speakers
Multimedia Commander including separate volume dialSteering wheel mounted audio/bluetooth controls

Exterior Features

B-pillar and C-pillar garnishes in material black finishBody coloured, electrically adjustable, heated auto power folding door mirrors with integrated indicators
Coming/leaving home lighting functionDual chrome exhaust
Dusk sensing headlightsElectric front/rear windows with one touch auto up/down
Front and rear LED lightingFront grille in material black finish
Front kodo turn signalGloss black rear roof spoiler
LED headlamps with auto levellingLED headlights with halogen daytime running lights and high beam control
LED rear combination lights with LED rear turn lightsRain sensing front wipers with adjustable speed and intermittent wipe
Rear fog lightsRear wiper

Interior Features

12V power outlet in centre console60/40 split fold down rear seats
Cloth door panel insertsCloth upholstery with interior accents
Dashboard, door cards and front centre armrest in navy blue clothDriver and front passenger with covered vanity mirror and driver ticket holder
Driver seat manual slide, recline and height adjustFolding rear centre armrest with two cup holders
Front and rear (x3) head restraintsFront and rear door pockets
Front armrestFront centre storage with two cupholders
Front passenger and two rear grab handles with coathooksFront passengers seat manual slide, recline and height adjustment
Gear shift indicatorGlovebox illumination
ISOFIX child seat anchorage points attached on outer rear seatsLeather wrapped gear shift knob
Leather wrapped steering wheel with telescopic and tilt adjustmentLuggage compartment light
Manual air conditioningRear passenger seat map pockets
Roof mounted sunglasses holder 

Safety

3 point ELR front seat belts x2 with pretensioners3 point ELR rear seat belts
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)Driver/Front Passenger airbags
Drivers knee airbagDSC - Dynamic Stability Control
Electronic parking brake with auto disengage function and auto hold functionEmergency stop signalling system
Front and rear curtain airbagsFront passenger airbag cut-off switch
Front side airbagsFront smart city brake support
G-Vectoring control plusHill launch assist
Mild Hybrid system with regenerative brakingSeatbelt reminder for driver/front passenger and rear seats
Traction control system (TCS)Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Security

Remote central locking with deadlocking and automatic door lock when drivingThatcham accredited alarm and immobiliser

Technical

Cylinder Deactivationi-stop

Wheels

16" Grey metallic alloy wheelsEmergency tyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)116Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb141WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High148
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High121WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low180
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium134 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1998Compression Ratio13:0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)83.5Cylinders - Stroke (mm)91.2
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTION
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves12
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrueWLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb6.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High6.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High5.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low8WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium5.9
WLTP - MPG - Comb45.6WLTP - MPG - Extra High43.5
WLTP - MPG - High53.3WLTP - MPG - Low35.3
WLTP - MPG - Medium47.9 

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power122
Coin DescriptionSkyactiv-G MHEVCoin SeriesSE-L
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0712EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %99
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %86NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %80NCAP Safety Assist %77
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)10.6Engine Power - BHP122
Engine Power - KW90Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT157
Engine Torque - MKG21.7Engine Torque - NM213
Engine Torque - RPM4000Top Speed116

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front215/65 R16
Tyre Size Rear215/65 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Type16" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1540Length4395
Wheelbase2655Width1795
Width (including mirrors)2040 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)51Gross Vehicle Weight1927
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1406Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)430
Max. Roof Load75Max. Towing Weight - Braked1300
Minimum Kerbweight1334No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb5.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Mazda CX-30

Mazda needed a wider SUV range and this compact CX-30 model broadens it usefully. Jonathan Crouch reports.

Ten Second Review

Mazda's third compact SUV is this car, the CX-30. It borrows its engineering from the Mazda3 hatch, but clothes it with the trendier SUV body styling that family buyers now increasingly want. Consider it carefully if you're not fussed about having a premium badge, like the idea of eye-catching looks and cutting-edge engineering and find yourself interested in trendy segment contenders like Toyota's C-HR and Ford's Puma.

Background

Really, this car ought to be called the 'CX-4'. It does, after all, sit between the CX-3 and the CX-5 in Mazda's SUV line-up. Unfortunately for European zone continuity though, the 'CX-4' badge already exists in the Chinese market, where it's applied to quite a different car, so the model we're going to look at here has adopted a 'CX-30' moniker. Glad we got that cleared up. Basically what we've got here is a Crossover version of the Mazda3 family hatch - no bad thing; that's the sort of product the market wants. It features the second chapter of the brand's 'KODO' design language and a clever Skyactiv-X petrol engine we really liked when we tried it in the Mazda3. Sounds promising.

Driving Experience

Mazda is offering a choice of two engines to CX-30 buyers, both petrol-powered and both borrowed from the Mazda3 hatch. The base unit is a 122PS 2.0-litre Skyactiv-G petrol powerplant (a mild hybrid). We'd suggest though, that you try and stretch to the alternative engine, the brand's more advanced Skyactiv-X Spark Controlled Compression Ignition engine, a 180PS supercharged unit which runs on petrol but uses a combination of spark ignition and compression ignition to deliver, Mazda claims, the driver appeal of a petrol unit along with the fuel efficiency and torque of a diesel. This Skyactiv-X powerplant is able to switch from compression ignition, which best suits day-to-day driving, to a form of spark ignition, generally when the engine is started from cold or the driver demands maximum power at high revs. The 'X' engine comes paired with front wheel drive or four wheel drive and either way, there's the choice of manual or automatic transmission. Mazda isn't bothering to offer the diesel powerplant that's available on this car in other markets. The drive dynamics aren't very different from those of the Mazda3 hatch, which means that they're very good indeed. It also means that this car gets the slickest-shifting manual gearbox you can have in the compact SUV segment.

Design and Build

Mazda reckons that the CX-30 combining the bold stance of an SUV with the sleek profile of a coupe, styling that's supposed to be a sophisticated evolution of the brand's KODO design philosophy. Looks are certainly one reason why you might want to consider this car. The other reason you might want to consider this model would be if you liked the Mazda3 hatch but found it lacking in terms of rear seat space and luggage room. The CX-30 certainly does better than its showroom sibling in these two regards, though legroom in the back still isn't what you'd call generous. Headspace in the rear is quite good, but the D-pillar is substantial, which darkens the interior rear half of the car quite a lot. The 430-litre boot is a big improvement on the limited trunk you get in the Mazda3, a substantial 135-litres bigger. Mind you, it's still quite a bit smaller than the space you'd get in something like a comparably-priced BMW X1. As in the Mazda3, the front-of-cabin experience is impressive, with a digital instrument cluster display and a big, clear 8.8-inch screen on top of the dash nicely angled towards the driver. And there's a lower rotary controller for it so you don't have to stab away at inexact touchscreen functionality in the kind of way that's necessary with many rival set-ups.

Market and Model

CX-30 prices sit in the £23,000-£33,000 bracket, spread across five trim levels, 'SE-L', 'SE-L Lux', 'Sport Lux', 'GT Sport' and 'GT Sport Tech'. Every version features a colour windscreen projecting head-up display, radar cruise control and LED headlights. With a choice of eight exterior colours, '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. Inside, premium dark grey cloth with navy blue accents is standard, as is a 7-inch TFT instrument display. So is an 8.8-inch central infotainment screen incorporating Navigation, an 8-speaker DAB audio system and 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto' smartphone-mirroring. There's also radar cruise control, Smart Brake Support autonomous braking and Intelligent Speed Assist, which can adapt your velocity according to posted speed limits. 'GT Sport' and 'GT Sport Tech' models feature black leather with rich brown accents or (for £200 more), stone-coloured leather. The plushest models get niceties like a 12-speaker Bose surround system. And a 360-degree View Monitor camera system.

Cost of Ownership

Let's get to the figures. The base petrol Skyactiv-G engine manages 45.6mpg on the WLTP combined cycle and 116g/km of CO2. Or 42.8mpg and 126g/km as an auto. We'd recommend you try and stretch to the more powerful but, conversely, more economic Skyactiv-X petrol unit, which improves that showing to 47.9mpg and 105g/km as a manual or 43.5mpg and 118g/km as an auto. This same Skyactiv-X petrol engine also comes with AWD. In this guise, it manages 43.5mpg and 111g/km as a manual or 40.4mpg and 128g/km as an auto. We should also mention the warranty, the usual unremarkable three year / 60,000 mile package. If you want to extend that, you can do so via optional 'Essential', 'Elite' and 'Complete' plans. Included in the standard package is a three year paintwork warranty and 12 years of anti-perforation cover. In addition, there's a 'Mazda Accident Aftercare' scheme which sees the company liaise with your insurer after an accident, making sure that you have access to a courtesy car if you need one and ensuring that all repairs are carried out to full Mazda standards.

Summary

The CX-30 makes a reasonable case for itself in an increasingly crowded segment. It lacks a premium badge on the bonnet of course, but then it also lacks the kind of inflated prices you'd pay from premium brand contenders in this market space. Plus under the bonnet of a Skyactiv-X variant, there's arguably the cleverest petrol engine you can have in the compact SUV segment, delivering an enticing combination of very sprightly performance and diesel-like economy. Yes, there are more practical choices in this market segment. And arguably, there are also more fashionably-styled ones. But our overall impression of the CX-30 is of a very complete and thoughtfully-positioned package. Add it to your lengthening shopping list if you're in search of a car of this kind.

Performance
70%
Handling
80%
Comfort
70%
Space
60%
Styling
60%
Build
70%
Value
60%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2020 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£249
Deposit£3443.25
Term (months)42
Fixed interest rate2%
Cash price£23,685
Credit amount£19,241.75
Completion fee£10
Guaranteed future value£10,860.75
Total amount payable£25,762
Mazda deposit£1000
Contract mileage31,500
Excess mileage charge7.5p per mile
Representative APR3.9%
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