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New CX-30 range boosts Mazda SA’s compact SUV offering

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.

2021 MAZDA CX-30. Image: Supplied

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.


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.

2021 MAZDA CX-30. Image: Supplied

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.

2021 MAZDA CX-30. Image: Supplied

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