Mazda CX-30 2.0 e-Skyactiv X MHEV SE-L Lux 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Mazda CX-30
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RRP £26,305What Car? Target Price£25,480
Review

If you’re after a plush-feeling SUV with tidy handling and low CO2 emissions, the Mazda CX-30 should definitely be on your shortlist. Its real strength lies in its ability to feel as luxurious as premium brands in this class at a much cheaper price. Just remember that rear space is tight and the boot isn’t anything to write home about, either.

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All the goodies of SE-L plus front parking sensors, a reversing camera, an auto-dimming rear view and driver’s door mirror, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry and a variable boot floor.

You won’t find a turbocharger on this 2.0-litre engine, so you really have to thrash it before it feels as strong as its 183bhp would suggest. CO2 emissions are good, but you’ll have to drive very sedately to get much more than 35mpg in the real world.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

430

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

127

g/km

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