PRETORIA, South Africa – Mazda Southern Africa unveiled the second model in its seventh generation line-up, the Mazda CX-30 compact SUV that was revealed at the 2019 Geneva auto show and launched internationally the following month.
This compact SUV fits between the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 to become the second model in the Mazda’s range. It’s said to combine the looks of an SUV and a coupe while also having a spacious and versatile cabin.
There are three front-wheel drive derivatives and an automatic transmission – Active, Dynamic and Individual – each with a two-litre SkyActiv-G engine capable of 121kW/213Nm of torque.
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All units will have self-levelling diode headlights, front and side crash mitigation bags, head-up display, and a comprehensive audio system with a 20cm display and a choice of nine body colours. Active and Dynamic grades add 16” grey metallic alloy wheel rims; the Individual range 18” silver metallic alloys.
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The Active and Dynamic grades will come with dark grey upholstery and dark-blue accents on the fascia. The Dynamics can add optional shades while Individual units will have perforated leather upholstery.
Commenting on the new models, Mazda SA’s MD Craig Roberts told The Corner in a media release: ”We’re excited to be able to offer a new contender in the compact SUV category – especially for younger buyers. The cars have been engineered so meticulously and we believe the CX-30 offers superb value.”
The Mazda CX-30 will be delivered with a three-year unlimited distance service plan., a three-year factory warranty, three years of roadside assistance and a five-year no corrosion warranty.