Compare 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 Mazda CX-30
2020 Subaru Crosstrek
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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 Package AWD 24 31 $26,806 $27,600
CX-30 Preferred Package FWD 25 33 $25,447 $26,200
CX-30 Premium Package AWD 25 32 $28,747 $29,600
CX-30 Premium Package FWD 25 33 $27,388 $28,200
CX-30 Select Package AWD 24 31 $24,574 $25,300
CX-30 Select Package FWD 25 33 $23,216 $23,900
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 27 33 $22,255 $23,495
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 33 $25,857 $27,395
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,015 $22,145
Crosstrek Premium CVT 27 33 $23,226 $24,545
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $21,986 $23,195
Crosstrek Hybrid CVT N/A N/A $33,016 $35,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,633
$22,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,300
$23,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$388 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is a right-sized small crossover with good looks that’s the most fun to drive among its competitors. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek puts safety first, with capability a close second.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 100.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.2 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 104.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 71
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
173 175.8
Height, Overall (in)
61.7 63.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
45.2 55.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.2 20.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
20.2 20.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 32.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 64.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 42.9
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 10.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR16 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65HR16 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3353 3188
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4000 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
186 @ 6000 152 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 33
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.85 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 -
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.05 4.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Body Style
i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-30 Subaru Crosstrek
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 5.9
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
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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2020 Mazda CX-30
  • 2021 CX-30 on sale now; 2020s still in stock
  • $1,000 factory rebate continues on 2020s
  • Lease a 2021 from $205 for 36 months
  • 0% APR for 60 months, no payment for 90 days on 2020s
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2020 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2021 Crosstrek selection improving
  • No factory rebate, but dealer discounting likely
  • Lease from $275 for 36 months
  • Get 1.9% APR for 48 months

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