2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

The Mazda CX-30 has quickly become the crossover to beat for aspiring subcompacts, and this year the Subaru Crosstrek tries its luck with an attractive model redesign puts it in a far more attractive position than the outgoing generation. This year the redesigned Subaru Crosstrek gets a stronger base engine and more features than it had in the outgoing generation. See which crossover provides the best overall value in our comparison of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek. 

2021 Mazda CX-30 


2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

$21,900 Starting MSRP  $23,295 
186 - 250 horsepower  Horsepower  182 horsepower 
Standard Driver Attention Alert  Not Available 
Standard Automatic High Beams  Not Available 

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Though the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek’s new base engine puts it on par with the standard Mazda engine, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 provides a more power-hungry alternative with the new 2.5-liter turbocharged engine available this year. The potent new engine snaps to command with up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque.

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 provides a refined interior that outclasses the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek by any dimension. It’s bound in sleek and soft-touch surfaces with available premium leather upholstery and plenty of features. An 8.8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ display sprouts from the center of the dashboard with available Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration.

Even the Mazda CX-30 Base trim level has standard active safety features like Smart Brake Support, Driver Attention Alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Departure Warning System, Lane-keep Assist, and High Beam Control all on board. Other available features like the Adaptive Front-lighting System and Mazda’s Active Driving Display make their way into the higher trim levels.

Interested in learning more about the 2021 Mazda CX-30 in Memphis, TN? You can schedule your test drive with the 2021 Mazda CX-30 online at Gwatney Mazda, or reach out to our team for personalized assistance.

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