Compare 2021 Ford Ecosport vs 2021 Mazda CX-30

2021 Ford Ecosport
2021 Mazda CX-30
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S 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
EcoSport S 4WD 23 29 $21,159 $21,590
EcoSport S FWD 27 29 $19,595 $19,995
EcoSport SE 4WD 23 29 $24,451 $24,950
EcoSport SE FWD 27 29 $22,981 $23,450
EcoSport SES 4WD 23 29 $27,024 $27,575
EcoSport Titanium 4WD 23 29 $27,161 $27,715
EcoSport Titanium FWD 27 29 $25,739 $26,265
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AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-30 AWD 24 31 $22,633 $23,300
CX-30 FWD 25 33 $21,275 $21,900
CX-30 Preferred AWD 24 31 $26,903 $27,700
CX-30 Preferred FWD 25 33 $25,546 $26,300
CX-30 Premium AWD 24 31 $29,088 $29,950
CX-30 Premium FWD 25 33 $27,729 $28,550
CX-30 Select AWD 24 31 $24,574 $25,300
CX-30 Select FWD 25 33 $23,216 $23,900
CX-30 Turbo AWD N/A N/A N/A N/A
CX-30 Turbo Premium Package AWD N/A N/A N/A N/A
CX-30 Turbo Premium Plus Package AWD N/A N/A N/A N/A
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,159
$22,633
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,590
$23,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$388 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
3.5
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Ecosport small crossover forsakes its name and doesn’t offer much by way of driving excitement or efficiency. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is great-looking, spacious, and more polished and fun-to-drive than other compact competitors, but it’s a step behind in value and features.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 54.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.1
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 53.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.1 94.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 104.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 61.6
Length, Overall (in)
161.3 173
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 61.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
20.9 20.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50 45.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 20.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.4
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.8 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/65HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/65HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 3338
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6500 186 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
149 @ 4500 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99L NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.35
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.05
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.02
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford EcoSport Mazda CX-30
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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