How Good a Performer is the 2020 Mazda CX-30


The 2020 edition of the new Mazda CX-30 model series has earned appreciation from all corners that are related to the industry of automotive. As a new Mazda subcompact crossover model the 2020 CX-30 is being more and more famous for being more a fun to drive vehicle than models that ask almost twice the price for the same.

A group of test drivers whom we met at the premise of the famous Mazda dealer Fontana, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 is selling like hot cakes for its performance alone, while utility features gather a different size of crowd that it increasing day by day.

So we thought of looking at the 2020 Mazda CX-30 models from the performance angle and we can always cover the rest some other time.

Performance Ingredients

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is no sports car. But being a crossover SUV, it surely offers a powerful performance that can rule over all the driving conditions, like off roads, bad weather or rough road surfaces. Surprisingly enough, for this Mazda equips the 2020 CX-30 models with a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine that can manage to produce 186 hp after mating to a 6-speed automatic transmission. This is the standard powertrain which is known for its efficiency and eager revving peaking 6,000-rpm without hesitation.

A Perfect Gearbox

For this credit must go to Mazda’s own 6-speed automatic gearbox, that holds the right number of gears that one can need for a crossover like the 2020 CX-30. This 6-speed automatic gearbox of Mazda doesn’t allow any gaps in between the gears because of which all its actions come out to be mostly unobtrusive.

If you engage the gearbox into Sport mode you can see the difference in the performance of the 2020 CX-30 that will take all the road undulations in its stride without faltering even for a moment.

Here we must mention that for the 2020 CX-30 models Mazda made use of the same gearbox that we will find in the Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback models, as they have already earned worldwide accolades.

Performance Dynamics Used

Mazda has built up the undercarriage and other performance sections of the 2020 CX-30 models with the best possible tweaks and dynamics. The manufacturer has used shocks and struts at the up front that work with the support of a spring while rear torsion takes charge of the back. Even when it is driven without a four-wheel independent suspension, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 models are seen handling the body much better than many other models of its class. If you’ve to push around the corners, there are not even few models that can make it so fun like the 2020 Mazda CX-30. For this you need an intuitively responsive steering which the 2020 Mazda CX-30 models can really boast about. The Fontana Mazda dealership drivers agreed that it is not only sharp and accurate but also positive and sporty, like it is understanding the challenge you’ve taken and is willing to help you out with it.