A Red 2020 Mazda CX-30 next to a 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

When it comes to subcompact SUV options, both the 2020 Mazda CX-30 and the Subaru Crosstrek have a lot to offer busy families. We can look at both the 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek for sale to help you determine which one fits your needs. Let's look at the performance options, features, and starting price during our CX-30 vs. Crosstrek comparison.

Release Dates | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

You can purchase a 2020 Mazda CX-30 after its release in November 2019 or a 2020 Subaru Crosstrek since its debut in April 2019. Both models are available in inventories across dealerships in Colorado Springs right now.

MSRP | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 features a starting price of only $21,900. On the other hand, The starting price for a 2020 Subaru Crosstrek is a couple hundred more at $22,145.

MPG Ratings | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

A 2020 Mazda CX-30 will achieve 25/33 mpg on the front-wheel-drive model and 24/31 mpg with all-wheel-drive. A 2020 Subaru Crosstrek achieves 27/33 mpg when equipped with a CVT or 22/29 mpg when purchased with a manual transmission instead.

Highlights | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is a great family vehicle for a budget-friendly price. You can get more power with a lower MSRP. However, the Subaru Crosstrek does come standard with all-wheel-drive.

The interior dashboard of a 2020 Mazda CX-30 next to a 2020 Subaru CrossTrek comparison 

Trims | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

You can choose from four trim levels with a 2020 Mazda CX-30. The Base, Select, Preferred, and Premium are all available for purchase.

  • Base ($21,900): standard LED headlights, an eight-speaker sound system, two USB ports, HD radio, an 8.8-inch infotainment system, and cloth seats.
  • Select ($23,900): standard dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, synthetic leather upholstery, blind-spot monitoring, proximity keyless entry, rear cross-traffic alert, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.
  • Preferred ($26,200): standard satellite radio, an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat, premium 12-speaker Bose audio system, and heated front seats.
  • Premium ($28,200): standard paddle shifters, leather upholstery, a power liftgate, head-up display, moonroof, and adaptive headlights.

You can choose from three trims with a 2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Base, Premium, and Limited.

  • Base ($22,145): standard Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a USB port, a four-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, automatic climate control, a rearview camera, and cloth upholstery.
  • Premium ($23,195): standard heated front seats, satellite radio, a six-speaker sound system, Wi-Fi hot spot, USB ports, and HD Radio.
  • Limited ($27,395): standard EyeSight advanced driver features, reverse automatic braking, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, a six-way power-adjustable driver's seat, leather upholstery, and an eight-inch touch screen. 

Towing Capacity | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

You have plenty of towing power with either the 2020 Mazda CX-30 or the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek. Both SUVs will tow up to 1,500 pounds, with the proper equipment.

Interior | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

With a 2020 Mazda CX-30, you can expect standard cloth seats, two USB ports, HD Radio, an eight-speaker audio system, LED headlights, and an 8.8-inch infotainment display. On the other hand, a 2020 Subaru Crosstrek includes standard Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a USB port, cloth upholstery, a four-speaker audio system, automatic climate control, Bluetooth, a 6.5-inch touch screen and a rearview camera.

Exterior Features | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 features a drastic forward-canted rear window plus black body cladding that helps it to look different from the company's other vehicles. The Subaru Crosstrek has a more rugged and rough appearance with its lifted stance.

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Color Options | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

Choose from 7 exterior color options on a 2020 Mazda CX-30. Select from Jet Black Mica, Deep Crystal Blue Mica, Polymetal Gray Metallic, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Machine Gray Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, and Sonic Silver Metallic. There are 8 exterior color options for the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek. Choose from Cool Gray Khaki, Ice Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Silica, Pure Red, Crystal White Pearl, Magnetite Gray Metallic, Quartz Blue Pearl, and Sunshine Orange.

Dimensions | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 dimensions are 173″ L x 71″ W x 62″ H, while a 2020 Subaru Crosstrek measures at 176″ L x 71″ W x 64″ H. They both contain the same width, but the CX-30 is lower to the ground and shorter to provide a sporty ride.

Seating | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

You can fit 5 adults with ease in the 2020 Mazda CX-30 or with the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek.

Cargo space comparison between the 2020 Mazda CX-30 and the Subaru CrossTrek 

Performance | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

There's plenty of power coming from a 2020 Mazda CX-30. It comes equipped with a four-cylinder engine that outputs 186 horsepower. This engine is paired to a six-speed automatic. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that only outputs 152 horsepower. You can choose this engine with the CVT or six-speed manual transmission.

Cargo Space | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

The cargo space is relative in both models. The Mazda SUV contains 20.2 cubic feet, while the Crosstrek offers 20.8 cubic feet.

Safety | 2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

We don't have safety ratings on the 2020 Mazda CX-30 from the NHTSA or IIHS yet, but all 2020 Mazda SUVs scored very high with both the NHTSA and IIHS. We expect the same for the CX-30. The new Subaru Crosstrek received an overall five-star rating.

Buy A 2020 Mazda CX-30 or A Used Subaru Crosstrek

At Bob Penkhus Mazda, we have the inventory of 2020 Mazda CX-30 models you want to drive. This new CX-30 is for sale in Colorado Springs, and some amazing lease deals are occurring right now. Take a test drive today, or look for a used Subaru Crosstrek among our certified vehicles. We can help you find a family vehicle that suits your needs.

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