Crossover SUVs are primarily popular because of the versatility and cargo space they offer. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 and the 2021 Toyota RAV4 are two of the biggest competitors in this segment. At Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs 2021 Toyota RAV4 to help you make an informed decision about which is a better bet.
2021 Mazda CX-30
2021 Toyota RAV4
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder or SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter Turbo engine
|186/186 (2.5-liter engine) or 227/310 (2.5-liter Turbo)
||Engine Horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
As seen in the table above, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 is at an advantage in its pricing and engine options. Both models are at par with respect to their compression ratio. With a high compression ratio of 13.0:1, they generate energy from each drop of fuel. While the 2021 CX-30 engines are paired with a SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed electronically controlled sport automatic transmission, the 2021 RAV4 engine is paired with a Direct Shift - 8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence.
Concerning infotainment and audio, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 has an 8.8-inch large center display with Mobile 911 automatic emergency notification, HD Radio™, Infotainment system voice command, Mazda Connected Services, and Mazda Navigation System. It also features a Bose® 12-speaker premium audio system with Centerpoint® and AudioPilot® that has Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio streaming capability and is compatible with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Meanwhile, the 2021 Toyota RAV 4 comes with an 8.0-inch touchscreen with 11 JBL® speakers, including a subwoofer and amplifier.
Based on the comparison, it is evident that the 2021 Mazda CX-30 is at an advantage. Schedule a test drive at Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA!