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Where Did the Mazda CX-3 Go?

Did Mazda Discontinue the Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV? 

It’s 2022 and Mazda has already announced the 2022 model year updates to almost all its models here in the US. The Japanese carmaker has also launched its first-ever electric vehicle in the US with the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV and is set to launch three all-new crossover SUVs by the next year – the first of which, the first-ever Mazda CX-50, aka the 2023 Mazda CX-50, has already been unveiled on November 15 last year and the Mazda CX-70 and CX-90 are still underway. But if you visit Mazda USA’s website, there’s a model missing from the vehicle lineup. It’s the Mazda CX-3. What happened to the Mazda CX-3? Did Mazda Discontinue its smallest crossover? Read on this blog from Fontana Mazda in Fontana, CA, to find out.   

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2021 Mazda CX-30 impresses crossovers SUV shoppers with a long list of technology and comfort features

2021 Mazda CX-30 Technology and Comfort Features 

Shopping for the perfect new compact crossover SUV just got a lot easier thanks to Mazda. The new 2021 Mazda CX-30 is now available to drivers who are looking for a vehicle that has it all at an affordable price. The new 2021 Mazda CX-30 in Fontana, CA is impressing shoppers by offering a long list of available technology and comfort features. From connectivity and entertainment to luxurious comfortable, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 at Fontana Mazda has it all. Keep reading to learn more about this new crossover SUV and what it can offer you. 

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How much can the 2021 Mazda CX-30 carry?

2021 Mazda CX-30 passenger and cargo space

The Mazda CX-30 currently sits comfortably between the CX-3 and the CX-5 in terms of its size and where it fits within the stellar Mazda crossover SUV lineup. This gives drivers another option regarding how they want their vehicle configured based on their needs. Living in or around Fontana, CA gives us a unique landscape, because California has huge cities and deep forests alike. Many different adventures are possible, so you need to be sure you have something that can carry what you need. Let’s take a closer look at the 2021 Mazda CX-3 passenger and cargo space to see if it’ll be right for you. 

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How Many Trim Levels Are Available for the 2021 Mazda CX-30?

2021 Mazda CX-30 Available Trim Levels and Pricing

If you’re looking for a crossover SUV that is reliable, fun, and stylish, you should consider going home in a 2021 Mazda CX-30. This crossover SUV model was introduced in the 2020 Mazda lineup and provided an option between the CX-3 and CX-5. If you’re interested in the CX-30, you might be wondering what your trim level options are. Check out the table we’ve created with the available trim levels and pricing of the 2021 Mazda CX-30, available in Fontana, CA.

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2021 Mazda CX-30 Interior

2021 Mazda CX-30 Interior Review

Mazda recently delivered its latest make, CX-30. It is almost the same size as CX-3 SUV, but it’s desirably huge. 2021 Mazda CX-30 is a better version of the Mazda3 hatchback, which is a former award-winner series. The CX is now available in AWD. Its design is sleeker than other Mazda and will offer you extra comfort from its premium cabin. It’s rival to most of the existing Mazda cars. The CX-30 comes with a 2.5-liter fuel capacity, which makes it powerfully charged. What may be the most appealing to some is the Mazda CX-30 interior.

With its wide hatch opening and low lift-in height, the cargo space is enough for your carriage needs. Let’s now look at other 2021 Mazda CX-30 interiors that you could consider when shopping around.

1. Cabin

The cabin is a more straightforward design than other Mazda series. It is upscale with dark brown and black interior depending on whether the upholstery is cloth, leatherette, or leather. There is no trace of cheap plastic in the new Mazda, typical in many vehicles nowadays.

When you go for the leather upholstery, you will get a soft to touch rich brown or black leather on the dashboard and chocolate brown doors wrapped with leather. The interiors give the hatchback an almost luxurious touch found in other top-range cars. The chrome and the stitches add to the fine things and interiors of luxury cars.

2. Seats

CX-30 provides five seats for five people. At the front, there are the driver and the passenger seats. The cabin has ample legroom making it easy to stretch out. The headroom is spacious, especially for a taller driver or passenger. Though the door sills are high, the cabin is airy and comfortable. Another additional feature on the CX-30 comes with a comfortable driver’s seat (adjustable with memory settings).

The traveler’s ride is made comfortable by the copious space for the head and the legs at the back seat. There are two complete latch connectors for fixing a child car seat. The connectors are in line with the Insurance Institute for Highway, a plus for your child’s security.

Though the Mazda is spacious, the beltline is fitted high, making it hard for the driver or passenger to wave out of the window. For maximum lumbar support, you can adjust the seat’s trim level by adding a few dollars.

3. Dashboard

The dashboard is where most of the car controls are positioned. CX-30 is a bottom tier of high-tech controls placed together to avoid missing out on anything while you are at the cockpit. With a little exquisite, there are several metallic buttons for adjusting the cooling and heating features, among other elements, with ease to avoid distractions while driving.

4. Infotainment Features

Mazda CX-30 Interior is fantastic. The dashboard is fitted with an 8.8″ display that resembles a touch screen for operating various functions and reduces knob clusters. In the new Mazda, the controlled system is paired with a more enlarged screen than the older Mazda version.

2021 Mazda CX-30 Interior Review

The screen for basically for infotainment purposes and it is well-positioned back in the dash. Though it is fully integrated, it also doesn’t prop up on the dashboard. The CX-30’s 8.8″ display 8.8-inch screen is standard on all the trims. Mazda CX-30’s display is strategically placed on the small side not to dominate the entire cabin. You can see it well even when the eyes are on the road.

Though there are various metallic knobs for the stereo, the unit is uniquely positioned. It is easier to reach and adjust the knobs without drawing away your concentration on the steering wheel and the road. Additionally, there is a unique knob for adjusting the infotainment unit without having to shift your body. It controls the car’s Android Auto and the Apple Car Play.

Besides the above features, a Wi-Fi hot spot will keep you connected to the internet all through. There is a Bluetooth feature, a wireless charger satellite radio, and voice recognition.

5. Upholstery

CX-30 Interior is made of standard cloth upholstery. You will find a variety of other options, such as leather and other synthetic material. The steering wheel and the shift knob are also wrapped with leather, while the front seat is neatly tucked with either cloth, artificial or genuine leather.

6. Safety Standard Driver-Assistance Features

Mazda CX-30 Interior is fitted with sensors to help the car detect various hazards such as;

• A nearby pedestrian.

• Surrounding parking.

• Possible corrosion.

• Warnings for lane departure and keep assists.

• Emergency brake system.

• Blind-spot monitors.

• Nearby road curbs and posts.

Mazda CX-30 is agreeably one of the sweetest classy cars around. The comfort it offers is almost the same that you will get from the top-of-the-range cars; comfort, cargo, and efficiency. Though it is a newcomer in the Mazda series, it has improved and additional features than its predecessors. Its Japanese maker not only ensures you a sophisticated car but a fun drive and travel as well.               

New CX-30 Turbocharged

New CX-30 Turbocharged

The Mazda CX-30 is one of the most popular new compact crossover SUVs on the mainstream auto market. Since its original debut for the 2020 model year, the CX-30 has already become the recipient of multiple awards and has received glowing reviews from critics and experts in the auto industry as well as drivers who have had the opportunity to get behind the wheel of this compact crossover SUV. The latest news for the CX-30 is turbocharged.

One of the only complaints about the 2020 Mazda CX-30 is that this crossover SUV’s standard four-cylinder engine did not provide enough power on the road. For the 2021 model year, however, Mazda has made their CX-30 available with a much more powerful turbocharged engine. Keep reading to learn more about 5 of the best and most notable features of the Mazda CX-30 Turbo models that are all-new for the 2021 model year. 

1. Versatile Options 

When you buy a 2021 Mazda CX-30, your options are virtually limitless. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is available in seven different trim levels—three of which are CX-30 Turbo models. 

New CX-30 Turbocharged

The top three trim levels of the 2021 CX-30—the 2.5 Turbo, the 2.5 Turbo Premium, and the 2.5 Turbo Plus models—are equipped with this compact crossover SUV’s all-new turbocharged engine. 

These three highest turbocharged trim levels are also available with certain exclusive amenities such as a 12-speaker premium audio system, leather-trimmed seats, a rear power liftgate, a 360-degree surround-view monitor, etc.—depending on which Turbo trim level you choose. 

2. Athletic Drive Performance 

Every Mazda Turbo model comes equipped with the same engine—a Skyactiv-G 2.5-L inline-four turbocharged engine that delivers 250 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft. of torque on the road.

This engine pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission and i-Activ all-wheel-drive that help 2021 CX-30 Turbo models offer a smooth driving experience for both drivers and passengers over a wide variety of different terrains. 

3. Unique Exterior Style 

The exterior style of the Mazda CX-30 is very unique and helps this vehicle stand out on the road among all of the other compact crossover SUVs on the road. This unique style is especially appealing for many drivers because there are so many compact crossover SUVs on the market and the unique exterior of the CX-30 helps set this SUV apart from other similar models within its vehicle segment. 

An exclusive S-curve along the doors of the 2021 CX-30 helps this compact crossover SUV reflect light and shadows in unique ways that give its exterior a stand-out, shiny finish on the road. Certain trim levels of the 2021 CX-30 are also built with additional unique exterior design features—including special 18-inch Alloy wheels, black accents, etc. 

4. i-Activsense Safety Tech 

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo models are available with i-Activsense safety technology, which is Mazda’s suite of advanced safety and driver-assist features that help prevent or at least minimize the impact of any crash or collision. Some high-tech safety features that are included within i-Activsense include Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Lane-Keep Assist. 

Smart Brake Support and Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go are also available features for some of the CX-30 Turbo models. Smart Brake Support detects anything from pedestrians to bicyclists in the path of your vehicle, issues an audible warning, and applies the brakes of your vehicle on its own if necessary. 

Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go allows you to set your vehicle at a certain speed and is capable of automatically slowing down your CX-30, bringing it to a full stop, and accelerating it in order to keep your vehicle at a set following distance away from the vehicle in front of it.

5. Available Traffic Jam Assist 

Traffic Jam Assist is another advanced driver-assist feature that is available for the highest trim level of the Mazda CX-30 Turbo models—the 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus model

This lane-centering system engages the CX-30 Turbo’s steering system and braking and acceleration systems. It is designed to keep your vehicle in the correct lane at all times without driver intervention and can slow down, stop and accelerate your vehicle all of its own accord when you are driving up to 40 MPH. 

As its name suggests, Traffic Jam Assist is designed to help make the driving experience less taxing and more convenient for drivers who are stuck in stop-and-go traffic—which makes it especially ideal for daily commuters.

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What Colors Are Available for the 2021 Mazda CX-30?

2021 Mazda CX-30 Exterior Paint Color Options

The Mazda CX-30 may be the newest addition to the Mazda lineup, but it managed to win over the hearts of many drivers. From its sporty performance to its size, this crossover SUV is a dream come true. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 continues to provide us with the features and specifications that we came to love. Another aspect we love about the CX-30 is its style. This model seamlessly blends the style of a coupe and an SUV. The style of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 is enhanced even more with the seven available exterior paint color options. Check out how they look down below and pick out your favorite color!

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Which Mazda SUV is For You?

Mazda is one of the largest major automakers in the world, and one of the top designers and producers of SUVs around the globe. Mazda’s vehicle lineup includes a wide selection of SUVs, including compact, subcompact, crossover, and full-size models. Which Mazda SUV is better for you and your family’s needs?

As an automaker, Mazda is renowned for their sharp attention to detail and for their innovations in drive performance, fuel economy, tech features, and amenities that have paved the way toward the future of modern vehicle models—including SUVs. 

Virtually every new Mazda SUV that hits the automarket becomes an instant bestseller, and many of Mazda’s SUV models have been the recipients of one or multiple awards. There are currently several SUVs in Mazda’s lineup. Any Mazda SUV could be a great option for you; the right choice just depends on your family, lifestyle, driving preferences, etc. 

Three of the current most popular SUVs in Mazda’s lineup are smaller SUVs—the CX-3, the CX-30, and the CX-5. If you’re in the market for a Mazda SUV, keep reading to learn more about the top three smaller SUVs in Mazda’s current lineup and how they compare to one another in some of the most important areas to help you make your car-buying decision. 

Powertrains and Performance 

Drive performance is one of the most important contributing factors to consider when you are trying to decide which vehicle is right for you. Keep reading to learn how Mazda’s CX-3, CX-30, and CX-5 models compare in terms of engine options and performance on the road. 

The Mazda CX-30 is only available with one engine—a 2.5-L engine that delivers 186 horsepower and 186 lb.-ft. of torque and is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission to offer excellent responsiveness and agility on the road. 

Mazda’s CX-3 is the smallest of Mazda’s smaller crossover SUV models, but it still delivers an impressive amount of power on the road with its only available engine option. This base engine is a 2.0-L naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine that delivers 148 horsepower and 146 lb.-ft. of torque on the road. The CX-3’s engine also pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission that offers a smooth ride for both drivers and passengers.

The Mazda CX-5 differs from the CX-3 and CX-30 models in that it is available with more than one engine option. Its base engine is the same as the CX-30’s only available engine. However, the CX-5 is also available with a more powerful 2.5-L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 227 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft and a 2.2-L turbodiesel engine that offers 168 horsepower and 290 lb.-ft. of torque but is only available in signature models of the CX-5. 

Size and Space 

Mazda’s CX-3, CX-30, and CX-5 models are all smaller compact or subcompact crossover SUVs. So how do these similar models compare in terms of size and cargo space? 

The CX-3 is the smallest of the three models with a length of 168.3 inches and the CX-5 is the biggest with a length of 179.1 inches, which puts the 173-inch CX-30 in between these two models when it comes to size. The CX-30 offers the perfect compromise for city drivers who are looking for an SUV that will fit their family but will also fit into tight parking spaces and maneuver easily on city streets. 

All three of these SUVs offer plenty of room for both cargo and passengers. The CX-3 gives passengers the least amount of space among these three SUVs, offering front-row passengers 41.7 inches of legroom and second-row passengers 35 inches of legroom. The CX-30 offers front-row passengers 41.7 inches of legroom as well, but gives rear-row passengers 36.3 inches of legroom. Among these three SUVs, the CX-5 takes first place in terms of space for rear passengers—it offers front-row passengers 41.0 inches of legroom and backseat passengers get 39.6 inches of legroom. 


Affordability is something that almost every driver keeps at the forefront of their minds when it comes to buying a new car. Keep reading to learn how Mazda’s three smaller SUVs compare in terms of price range. 

The starting price for a 2020 Mazda CX-3 is $21,740 and is only available in one trim level, but it is available with a wide range of optional accessories. The 2020 Mazda CX-30 comes in four different trim levels: a base model with a starting price of $23,000, two in-between trim levels—the Select and the Preferred trim levels—and a highest Premium trim level that starts at $29,300.

The base Sport model of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 starts at $25,190, its Touring model starts at $26,830, its Grand Touring model starts at $30,310, its Grand Touring Reserve model starts at $35,135, and its highest Signature trim level has a starting price of $37,155.


2021 CX-30 Hits High Marks in Right Places

From the CX-5 to the CX-9 to the CX-3, Mazda debuts so many top-rated SUVs that it can be tough to determine which one is the best. Mazda’s attention to detail when it comes to style, determination to stay current in terms of tech and advanced safety features, and dedication to keep the cost of their vehicles relatively affordable have sent most of Mazda’s latest SUV debuts soaring to the top of ranked lists of vehicles within the SUV class as a whole as well as its respective subclasses. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is one of Mazda’s top-performing SUVs. This all-new subcompact crossover SUV hits high marks in all the right places.

To put it simply, you can’t go wrong with any option when it comes to Mazda SUVs—which means that the Mazda SUV that’s right for you depends almost entirely on your own preferences and priorities for the car. 

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is one of Mazda’s top-performing SUVs. This all-new subcompact crossover SUV hits high marks in all the right places. It has a luxurious look and feel on the inside and outside, it performs well on the road, it’s packed with tech amenities and advanced safety features, and its price really can’t be beat. Keep reading to learn more about 5 features that make the 2021 Mazda CX-30 one of the top-ranked SUVs for the 2021 model year. 

1. New Engine Option 

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is available with an all-new engine option that will make its initial debut for the 2021 model year. The base powertrain of the CX-30 is a 2.5-L four-cylinder engine that offers 186 horsepower and pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission. 

The new available engine option for the CX-30 is a more powerful turbocharged 2.5-L inline-four engine that delivers 250 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft. on the road. All-wheel drive is standard for this turbocharged model, which pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission that ensures a smooth and steady ride for both drivers and passengers alike. 

2. Modern Style Inside and Out 

Almost nothing that comes from Mazda ever looks outdated or low-quality, and the Mazda CX-30 is no exception to this rule.

2021 CX-30 Hits High Marks in Right Places

Both the interior and exterior of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 have a very modern look and feel. The body of this subcompact SUV is bold and elegant, and the interior of the all-new CX-30 features a modern layout and only upscale, premium materials—even for the lowest Base trim level. 

3. Luxurious Amenities 

The 2021 CX-30 isn’t just luxurious because of its upscale interior and exterior style. It also comes with a host of luxurious amenities that round out this top-ranked SUV and offer more opportunities for both drivers and passengers to enjoy every ride in this subcompact crossover model. 

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come as standard features for all trim levels of the 2021 CX-30. This subcompact crossover model is also available with a premium 12-speaker audio system, heated front seats, leather upholstery, a power liftgate, and more luxurious amenities that make the 2021 CX-30 look and feel much more luxurious than its price would suggest. 

4. Standard Driver-Assistance Features 

A refreshing number of advanced safety and driver-assistance features come as standard built-in features for the 2021 Mazda CX-30. Many of the features that are standard for all trim levels—including the Base trim level—of the 2021 CX-30 are only accessible as available add-ons for most other popular SUVs on the mainstream auto market. 

Advanced safety and driver assistance features that come standard for the 2021 CX-30 include automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-departure warning and lane-keep assist, and adaptive cruise control. 

5. Affordable Options 

SUVs are currently the most popular, trendiest vehicles on the mainstream auto market. This increases the competition among models within this vehicle class and drives up prices of these vehicles because of the seemingly ever-increasing consumer demand for newer, higher-performing modern SUVs.

As a whole, Mazda has always been committed to keeping their prices low. They have historically and continue to launch some of the highest-value vehicles on the market that appeal to buyers on a budget and give drivers the biggest bang for their buck. 

In terms of affordability, the Mazda CX-30 definitely does not disappoint. It is available in a whopping seven different trim levels: Base, Select, Preferred, Premium, Turbo, Turbo Premium, and Turbo Premium Plus. The Base model has an affordable starting price of $23,000, and the other trim levels start at $25,000 for Select, $27,500 for Preferred, $29,650 for Premium, $31,000 for Turbo, $33,400 for Turbo Premium, and $35,000 for Turbo Premium Plus.