With refined and luxury add-ons, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 crossover SUV is grabbing the attention of auto enthusiasts. Available in a slew of trim levels, the Turbo trim in the CX-50 adds the most powerful performance. The 256-hp Turbocharged version elevates the performance to an enthralling level. Some of the desirable convenience features in the CX-50 include a 10.3-inch infotainment display with Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™, leather upholstery with heated front seats, and a panoramic sunroof. At Royal South Mazda of Mesquite in Bloomington, IN, we compare the Mazda SUV with one of its leading rivals – the 2023 Kia Seltos in this comparison guide.
2023 Mazda CX-50
2023 KIA Seltos
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder||Engine||2-liter 4-Cylinder Engine
|187 hp and 186 lb.-ft. of torque
||Horsepower & Torque||146 hp and 132 lb.-ft. of torque |
||Towing Capacity||2,000 lbs.|
|10.25-inch Touchscreen Display||Infotainment System
||8.0-inch Touchscreen Display|
The 2023 Mazda CX-50 performs exceptionally well off-road than the 2023 Kia Seltos, thanks to the SUV’s turbocharged engine. The CX-50 comes with standard AWD, while the Seltos provides the front-wheel drive. Additionally, the CX-50 SUV has a better towing capacity of 3500 lbs than the Seltos, which comes with 2,000 lbs. Overall, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 is worth it as it has better performance and advanced technology that makes your purchase worthy.
The infotainment system of the 2023 CX-50 provides an 8.8-inch infotainment display and a 10.25-inch infotainment display for higher trims. Further, the features consist of Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™, an eight-speaker stereo, a Wi-Fi hot spot, push-button start, two USB ports, Bluetooth, and remote keyless entry. Advanced driver-assist tech includes forward-collision warning with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic and driver-attention alert.
Take this incredible crossover SUV for a spin in Bloomington, IN, by scheduling a test drive with our dealership. Interested customers can explore the Royal South Mazda online website and inventory to check out their favorite Mazda model. We look forward to hearing from you soon!