The 2023 Mazda CX-30 offers a stylish and sporty driving experience focusing on performance and handling. Under the hood lies the Skyactiv®-G 2.5 Turbo engine, engineered to give responsive handling and a pleasant ride. This subcompact crossover SUV from Mazda is fashionable and well-advanced in technology, with each of the seven trims meeting IIHS’ newest safety protocols with the addition of rear-side airbags, rear-side seatbelt pre-tensioners, and additional enhancements. An admirable competitor, the 2023 Volkswagen Taos, is compared against the 2023 Mazda CX-30 in this comparison guide by Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN, to see which model fairs better.
2023 MAZDA CX-30
2023 volkswagen taos
|2.5 L SKYACTIV®-G
||Base Engine||1.5L turbo
|191 hp & 186 lb.-ft.
||Horsepower & Torque
||158 hp & 184 lb.-ft.
|104.4 inches||Wheelbase||99.2 inches|
The 2023 Mazda CX-30 stands apart from other small SUVs because of its many cutting-edge technologies. In this comparison, the CX-30 boasts a superior engine, an all-wheel-drive system that is standard, greater horsepower and torque, standard cruise control for well-equipped vehicle handling, and a larger wheelbase size.
Moreover, the Mazda SUV outperforms the 2023 Taos because the CX-30 has a lesser base pricing compared to the 2023 VW Taos. The Mazda SUV boasts an aggressive stance, a prominent front grille, and recognizable LED headlights and taillights. It also has a sleek and contemporary appearance thanks to the Kodo design philosophy.
Designed with Mazda's signature Kodo design, 2023 CX-30 has a sweeping S-curve and captures the interplay of light and shadow to shift and reflect the world around you. Inside, the CX-30's cabin is a study in understated elegance, creating a warm and stimulating atmosphere. It's a space and a CUV that allows you to concentrate on what's in front of you—and envision what might be around the next bend. This includes optional perforated leather, superior stitching, and a choice of sophisticated color palettes.
Intrigued by the 2023 Mazda CX-30? Drop by our dealership at Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN, and take the crossover out for a test drive. Get in touch with our sales team to learn more about the model and financing options we provide.