Mazda CX-30

Mazda CX30

Mazda’s new SUV, sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 for size. (Why is it not called the CX-4? The number 4 is considered unlucky in Japan) Powered by their excellent turboless 2.0 litre petrol front wheel drive engine producing 120bhp (badged Skyactiv-G) or 178bhp (Skyactiv-X). The larger engine delivering improved fuel economy, 47.7 combined mpg compared to 45.6 for the lower powered car and an improved 0-62 time of 9.0 seconds compared to 10.2 seconds, The CX30 also incorporates a mild hybrid system but it is so mild Mazda do not make reference to it in their literature. Trim lines are SE-L , SE-L Lux, Sport Lux and GT Sport. Even the entry level car has 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, rear parking sensors, a head-up display, air-conditioning, adaptive cruise control and an 8.8-inch touchscreen with satellite navigation, SE-L Lux adds adds front parking sensors, electric tailgate, reversing camera, heated front seats and keyless entry. It would be our pick of the range. Prices For July 1st 2020 start at £799 Advance Payment and rise to £2999 for the large engine Automatic in Sport lux trim. The prices are quite high for Q3 2020, the sweet spot is the Skyactiv-X SEL Lux at £1699 manual or £2499 Automatic.