2021 MAZDA CX-30 vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

2021 MAZDA CX-30 vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek


Subaru Crosstrek
$22,050 MSRP*

Starting Price

$22,245 MSRP
SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder 2.5 DOHC

Standard Engine

2.0L 4-cylinder
6-speed electronically controlled sport automatic


6-speed automatic
186 hp


152 hp
25 city / 33 hwy mpg

EPA-estimated Fuel Economy

28 city / 33 hwy


Shopping for a new SUV near Hudson, but can’t decide between the 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek? Both of these SUVs offer their own take on a sleek, compact SUV, but one of the two will be your right choice for price, performance, and safety. Read our comparison of the CX-30 vs. Crosstrek and decide for yourself which of the two is best for you. Then, contact us to schedule a test drive of the CX-30 at Tulley Mazda. 

MAZDA CX-30 vs. Crosstrek: Price

It’s always important to consider your budget when shopping for a new SUV. You don’t want to pay more than you need to. Thankfully the base 2021 MAZDA CX-30 with FWD comes in at a starting price of $22,050 MSRP*. Of course, you can also opt for the more expensive base 2021 Subaru Crosstrek trim, which has a starting price of $22,245 MSRP. With that, the CX-30 compared to the Crosstrek in price, we think there’s a clear winner between the MAZDA CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek.

Subaru Crosstrek vs. MAZDA CX-30: Performance

You also want to be sure that your new crossover SUV is fun to drive. Comparing the Crosstrek vs. CX-30 in terms of performance shows that even for a lower price, the MAZDA CX-30 offers more power at a comparable fuel efficiency. View the performance specs of the Subaru Crosstrek vs. MAZDA CX-30 for yourself:

2021 MAZDA CX-3:

  • SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder 2.5 DOHC engine
  • 186 hp
  • 186 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed electronically controlled sport automatic transmission
  • 25 mpg city/33 mpg highway**

2021 Subaru Crosstrek:

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • 152 hp
  • 145 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 28 mpg city/33 mpg highway

Crosstrek vs. CX-30: Safety Features

The most important feature on any vehicle — and one of the many reasons Lowell drivers spring for an SUV — is its safety. In addition to reliable performance, the stronger set of safety features and driver-assist technologies offered for the Mazda CX-30 continue to put it over the Subaru Crosstrek. With everything from better control to better visibility of other vehicles and pedestrians, you’ll be able to get everywhere you need to be safely. See how the safety features of the CX-30 vs. Crosstrek compare below:

2021 MAZDA CX-30 Safety Features:

  • Advanced dual front airbags
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags and side-impact air curtains
  • Driver’s and front passenger’s knee airbags
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions
  • Front safety-belt pretensioners with force limiters
  • Whiplash-reducing front seat headrests
  • Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution & Brake Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System
  • Smart Brake Support
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-keep Assist
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • High Beam Control
  • Rearview camera
  • Engine-immobilizer anti-theft system
  • Keyless remote panic button (on key fob)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • LATCH child safety seat anchors & upper tethers
  • Child safety rear door locks

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Safety Features:

  • Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Brake Assist
  • Brake Override System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Daytime running lights
  • Rearview camera

Find Your New MAZDA CX-30 at Tulley Mazda

Now that you’ve compared the Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2021 Mazda CX-30, get behind the wheel of your very own Mazda SUV in Nashua. Browse the Mazda CX-30 for sale at Tulley Mazda, and save on your new SUV with our rotating new MAZDA lease specials.

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