Mazda Philippines first introduced the CX-30 On November 2019 together with the CX-8 crossover. At launch, it came in four variants in two different layouts. Introductory prices start from P1,490,000 for the base 2WD Pro variant and goes up to P1,990,000 for the top-spec AWD Signature variant.
The design philosophy of the Mazda CX-30 is called "charge and release” which is a concept drawn up by Japanese artist, Ryo Yanagisawa. Following the brand’s latest evolution of the Kodo design language, the vehicle is decorated with minimal lines and smooth curves. It creates the perfect balance of an athletic yet refined stance.
Both AWD variants and the 2WD Sport model comes with 18"Alloy Wheels, LED Adaptive Front-Lighting System and LED Running Lamps. Meanwhile, the base variant rides on 16" Alloy Wheels. Flanked on the mesh designed grille are LED headlamps and bulb running lamps that come as standard for all variants.
The cabin’s finishes have slight differences among variants. Its top-spec AWD Signature model is decked in white leather. Meanwhile, both the AWD Sport and 2WD comes upholstered in black leather. The base variant’s seats are wrapped in black premium fabric.
For the top three models, the driver’s seat is equipped with 10-Way Power Adjust while the front passenger gets a 6-Way Manual Adjust system. The 2WD Pro, on the other hand comes with 8-Way Manual Adjust for the driver and 4-Way Manual Adjust for the front passenger.
Rear seats can also be folded at 60:40 to add more cargo space. On the dashboard is an Active-Driving Display through a Front Windshield Projected HUD. The Meter Set comes in the form of a 7" LCD Display that is furnished in all variants as standard.
Technology & Safety Features
All Mazda CX-30 variants are equipped with Mazda Connect that can be accessed through an 8.8" LCD Monitor. Phone connectivity can be coursed through USB ports, Bluetooth, & Smartphone Mirroring. For AWD variants, audio comes out of a 12-Speaker BOSE Sound System, while the 2WD variants come with an 8-Speaker Mazda Harmonic Acoustics system.
In terms of safety, Mazda came up with an extensive list of features for the CX-30. The AWD variants come with the most safety specifications that include Anti-Lock Braking System with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Off-Road Traction Assist, Smart Keyless Entry System, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, 360° View Camera, and the Japanese brand’s signature I-ACTIVSENSE safety system. Part of the active safety feature are Radar Cruise Control, Smart Brake Support, Front-Cross Traffic Alert, Driver Monitoring System, Lane Departure Warning: Equipped with Lane Keep Assist, and Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert.
Platform & Chassis
The 5-door SUV’s suspension comes with in the form of McPherson Strut in front and Torsion Beam at the rear. Its stopping power comes from Front Ventilated Discs and Rear Solid Discs through an Electric Parking Brake with Auto Brake Hold.
Engine & Drivetrain
Powering the Mazda CX-30 is aSKYACTIV-G 2.0L In-line, 4-Cylinder DOHC, 16-Valves paired with a SKYACTIV-DRIVE 6-SPEED automatic transmission with Sport Mode. The engine produces 153 hp, 200 Nm of torque. The Signature and AWD Sport variants come with I-ACTIV all-wheel drive while power is sent to the front wheels of the Pro and 2WD Sport variants. All engines are equipped with the latest G-Vectoring Control Plus system.