The new Mazda CX-30: Driving can be fun, especially with 31 mpg

The 2022 Mazda CX-30 at Art Hill Mazda in Merrillville, IN was named the #1 Subcompact SUV among all comparable SUVs reviewed by U.S. News & World Report. The editors liked the Mazda CX-30's sporty handling and the fact that this is an SUV that's fun to drive. The fun is enhanced when you're feeling less concerned about high gas prices. The 2022 Mazda CX-30 gets as much as 31 mpg on the highway. 

Performance in the new Mazda CX-30

At the entry level, the Mazda CX-30 for 2022 has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that will take you places efficiently with 186 horsepower. Not enough zoom? Move up to the turbocharged 2.5-liter four that gives you 227 horsepower and torque at 310 lb-ft with unleaded gas. The turbo version was clocked by Car & Driver with a zero-to-60 time of 5.8 seconds.   

Gas mileage in the new Mazda CX-30

The newest Mazda CX-30 is estimated by the EPA to stretch gasoline enough to get 24 mpg in cities and 31 mpg on highways. Even at the CX-30's higher-level Premium trim, Car & Driver found it still achieved 31 mpg on the highway. Some might assume the turbo-four gets a lot less from a gallon of gas but that assumption would be wrong. The turbo variation is almost as economical at 30 mpg on the highway. 

The interior of the new Mazda CX-30

The new Mazda CX-30's cabin is more elegant and upscale than you might be expecting. Some automotive reviewers have compared the inside materials to those found in luxury cars. There's a big infotainment screen in the center of the dash and most functions are governed by a handy rotary knob on the center console. Heated front seats are available and with the Premium trim, you'll be sitting on leather upholstery.

Infotainment in the new Mazda CX-30

An 8.8-inch display screen comes standard and so does Mazda Connected Services. Using the MyMazda App, you can lock and unlock your car and even start it remotely when, say, the weather gets more extreme. When it comes to audio, Merrillville, IN buyers can select either an eight-speaker system  or a 12-speaker premium Bose version. Smartphone compatibility for Apple and Android comes standard and a sunroof is available.


The 2022 Mazda CX-30 offers you a choice of eight trims with a base price that starts in a budget-friendly neighborhood: 

  • The Base
  • Select
  • Preferred
  • Carbon Edition
  • Turbo
  • Premium
  • Turbo Premium
  • Turbo Premium Plus

We can tell you what's included in each trim at Art Hill Mazda but there's real value at every level. If you choose the Select trim, for example, you get advanced safety technology like blind-spot monitoring and the reassurance of a rear cross-traffic alert. You also get a leather-wrapped steering wheel and keyless entry.

Safety in the new Mazda CX-30

Every 2022 Mazda CX-30 comes with headlights that automatically dim the high beams when oncoming traffic is approaching. Every model also includes a system that calibrates the distance between you and the car in front of you, adjusting your speed as needed to keep a safe following distance. Take a closer look at the new 2022 Mazda CX-30 online, select your favorite and set up a test drive soon at Art Hill Mazda in Merrillville, IN.