2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

No two SUVs are built alike. Take for example entries like the Mazda CX-30 and Subaru Crosstrek. Both are small crossovers competing for attention with affordable pricing and a wealth of features to go with it. But the big picture shows that the automakers take an entirely different approach to appeal to customers.

In this model comparison, we take a closer look at the 2021 Mazda CX-30 and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, paying special attention to the advantages that buyers often consider when cross shopping the two lineups. The table provided takes a quick dive into some key considerations.

2021 Mazda CX-30 


2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

$21,900 Starting MSRP  $22,245
186 - 250 horsepower  Horsepower  150 -182 horsepower 
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available 
Standard Automatic High Beams  Not Available 

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In fact, even the most basic version of the Mazda CX-30 outperforms the most expensive Subaru Crosstrek complete with all the bells and whistles. Arguably the best-driving subcompact SUV on the market, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 delivers smooth, responsive steering without compromising on ride comfort. Every element of the CX-30's cockpit has been carefully positioned to provide the best, most engaging behind-the-wheel experience available in a modern mainstream crossover. 

Speaking of features, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 offers one of the richest selections of standard and available driver-assistance features. All CX-30 models have adaptive cruise control with stop/go, lane-keeping assistance, driver attention alert, and automatic high beams already built into the starting price. Other safety-enhancing features optional on the Mazda crossover include the windshield-projected head-up display, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic, and an adaptive front lighting system. 

Our verdict? The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is the premier choice for drivers who want a vehicle with great handling and inspiring performance. You can learn more about the various advantages offered by the 2021 Mazda CX-30 in Memphis, TN and some of the brand’s other crossovers when you speak to representative at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. Our team is available online, by phone, and in person to answer all your burning questions.  

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