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70 Mazda CX-30 2.0 Skyactiv-X MHEV Sport Lux 5dr AWD

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

7" TFT Colour driver instrument panel display8.8" Colour centre touch screen display with Mazda 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 GPSEmergency stop signalling system
Engine start/stop buttonFront and rear parking sensors
Integrated bluetoothIntegrated Mazda navigation system
Intelligent speed assistLane keep assist system (LAS) with Lane departure warning system (LDWS)
Multimedia Commander including separate volume dialPAS
Power lift gateReversing camera
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
CD playerSteering wheel mounted audio/bluetooth controls

Exterior Features

B-pillar and C-pillar garnishes in gloss black finishBody coloured, electrically adjustable, heated auto power folding door mirrors with integrated indicators
Adaptive LED HeadlightsAuto dimming driver's door mirror
Coming/leaving home lighting functionDual chrome exhaust
Dusk sensing headlightsElectric front/rear windows with one touch auto up/down
Frameless auto dimming interior rear view mirrorFront and rear LED lighting
Front kodo turn signalGloss black front grille
Gloss black rear roof spoilerHigh beam assist
LED headlamps with auto levellingPower tilt/slide sunroof
Privacy glass (rear side windows and rear screen)Rain sensing front wipers with adjustable speed and intermittent wipe
Rear fog lightsRear wiper
Signature front LED daytime running lightsSignature LED rear combination lights with LED rear turn lights

Interior Features

12V power outlet in centre console60/40 split fold down rear seats
Chrome horn pad ringCloth door panel inserts
Cloth upholstery with interior accentsDashboard, door cards and front centre armrest in navy blue cloth
Driver and front passenger with covered vanity mirror and driver ticket holderDriver seat manual slide, recline and height adjust
Dual zone climate control air conditioning with rear air ventsFolding 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
Heated front seats with 3 stage settingISOFIX child seat anchorage points attached on outer rear seats
Leather wrapped gear shift knobLeather wrapped steering wheel with telescopic and tilt adjustment
Luggage compartment lightRear 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 functionFront and rear curtain airbags
Front passenger airbag cut-off switchFront side airbags
Front smart city brake supportG-Vectoring control plus
Hill launch assistMild Hybrid system with regenerative braking
Seatbelt reminder for driver/front passenger and rear seatsTraction control system (TCS)
Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) 

Security

Remote central locking with deadlocking and automatic door lock when drivingSmart keyless entry
Thatcham accredited alarm and immobiliser 

Technical

i-stop 

Wheels

18" Bright silver 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)111Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb146WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High152
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High124WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low184
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium143 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1998Compression Ratio16:3:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)83.5Cylinders - Stroke (mm)91.2
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliverySUPERCHARGER
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb6.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High6.8
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High5.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low8.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium6.4WLTP - MPG - Comb43.5
WLTP - MPG - Extra High41.5WLTP - MPG - High51.4
WLTP - MPG - Low34.4WLTP - MPG - Medium44.1

General

Alternative Fuel QualifyingTrueBadge Engine CC2.0
Badge Power180Coin DescriptionSkyactiv-X MHEV AWD
Coin SeriesSport LuxInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0718E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %99NCAP Child Occupant Protection %86
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095NCAP Pedestrian Protection %80
NCAP Safety Assist %77Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)9Engine Power - BHP180
Engine Power - KW132Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT165
Engine Torque - MKG22.8Engine Torque - NM224
Engine Torque - RPM3000Top Speed127

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelRDE 2

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front215/55 R18
Tyre Size Rear215/55 R18Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Type18" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1540Length4395
Wheelbase2655Width1795
Width (including mirrors)2040 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)48Gross Vehicle Weight2042
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1406Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)430
Max. Loading Weight579Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1300Minimum Kerbweight1463
No. of Seats5Turning 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
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Handling
80%
Comfort
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Space
60%
Styling
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Build
70%
Value
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Equipment
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Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

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

** Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards. Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£329
Deposit£329
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate1.49%
Cash price£28,485
Credit amount£26,656
Completion fee£10
Guaranteed future value£13,207.50
Total amount payable£30,827.54
Mazda deposit£1500
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge7.5p per mile
Representative APR2.9%
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