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Mazda CX-30

(2019 - present)

The Mazda CX-30 is an SUV/crossover that sits between the smaller CX-3 and larger CX-5 in the Mazda SUV range. It was launched at the 2019 Geneva motor show before going on sale later in the year.

The CX-30 is based on the Mazda 3 hatchback and is more sleekly-styled, although less practical, than the slightly larger CX-5.

Based on 19 reviews we have compiled to date, the Mazda CX-30 has received unanimously positive reviews from UK motoring websites. It has been praised for its driving dynamics and interior quality, although it has been criticised for its small boot and poor practicality compared to rivals.

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Body style: Medium SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol
Price: From £19,395 on-road

Launched: Autumn 2019
Last updated: N/A
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: November 2019









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Mazda CX-30 has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Security Rating

Independent vehicle theft and security ratings from Thatcham Research

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Rating: Superior | Good | Basic | Poor | Unacceptable
Relay Attack: Fail

Date: March 2020

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