2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Kia Seltos 

2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Kia Seltos

Boasting a premium interior, brilliant driving dynamics, and a comprehensive list of driver assists, the Mazda CX-30 was the new crossover to have last year. This year the Kia Seltos is new and looking to make a claim for that title. Find out which compact crossover provides the best overall value for your new vehicle investment in this comparison of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Kia Seltos – or check out our inventory of new Mazda vehicles in Memphis, TN.

The comparison table provided offers a quick dive into some of the most important elements car shoppers should know when choosing between the Mazda CX-30 and the new Kia Seltos.

2021 Mazda CX-30 


2021 Kia Seltos 

$21,900  Starting MSRP $21,990 
186 - 227 Horsepower  Engine Output 146 - 175 Horsepower 
8.8-Inch Touchscreen  Infotainment Display 8-Inch Touchscreen 
i-ACTIVSENSE™ Safety Suite  Standard Active Safety Features N/A

Advantages of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 

There are a lot of reasons to choose Mazda in this fight, but perhaps the biggest differentiator between the Mazda CX-30 and the new Kia Seltos is the sheer range of standard features that are already built into the starting price. All versions of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 come with a full suite of i-ACTIVSENSE™ safety features that includes adaptive cruise control with stop/go, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assistance, and automatic high beams.

As is characteristic of the Mazda brand, the Mazda CX-30 features above-class amenities that far outclass that of the new Kia Seltos. The Mazda crossover uses quality, soft-touch materials complimented by an onslaught of technology. The standard 8.8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen features user-friendly controls as well as standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration. At the Signature level, the CX-30 features a head-up display, Nappa leather upholstery, wood interior accents, and a 12-speaker Bose® sound system.

Has the Mazda CX-30 struck a chord? For more information and model highlights, you can reach out to the team here at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown.

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