Comparison - Chevrolet Trailblazer ACTIV 2021 - vs - Mazda CX-30 Skyactiv-X Sport Lux 2020

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Average Price: 
$
26,900
Updated: 
23 Nov 2019
£
30,795
Updated: 
14 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
13.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
ZEUS BRONZE METALLIC
#5C523A
SUMMIT WHITE
#FFFFFF
IRIDESCENT PEARL TRICOAT
#F3EBE5
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#000000
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#9BA0AB
MIDNIGHT BLUE METALLIC
#2A3040
DARK COPPER METALLIC
#923F11
Color: 
arctic white solid
#B3B3B3
snowflake white pearlescent
#F3F5F4
sonic silver metallic
#A7ACAF
deep crystal blue mica
#13223D
polymetal grey metallic
#48515E
jet black mica
#151517
machine grey metallic
#838486
soul red crystal metallic
#A51618

Electric

Top Speed: 
127mph

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is an old name on a new idea from GM.

Pros
Sharp looks
Heritage name
Right-sized
Standard active safety tech

Cons
Comparatively sedate interior
How much will it cost?
No powertrain info

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Chevy Trailblazer is all-new for 2021, returning to the market after Chevy ended production of the crossover in 2009.The 2021 Trailblazer starts at less than $20,000, making it cheaper than the Trax. Every model features a standard 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Except for the base L model, every Trailblazer can be had with all-wheel drive and the more powerful turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine. While the Activ and RS models have distinctly rugged and sporty styling, respectively, we think the LT trim level is the best value. We'd also recommend opting for the bigger engine with all-wheel drive for an extra $2000.

By: 
caranddriver.com

After a 12-year hiatus, the Trailblazer name has been revived for the U.S.Part of the second Trailblazer generation introduced for 2021.

Pros
Sharp exterior styling
Competitive list of standard and optional safety features
Activ model brings some light off-road capabilities

Cons
Engine and power figures seem weak on paper for an SUV

By: 
edmunds.com

Perhaps we need to stop calling these cars SUVs, because the new Mazda CX-30 is really just a Mazda 3 on stilts, and all the better for it.

Pros
Excellent dynamics
Interior fit and finish
Audio and infotainment system
Active safety features
Exterior and interior design, practical, makes more sense than a Mazda 3

Cons
Ride felt a tad firm (European spec)
Expected price premium over the Mazda 3
Infotainment housing a little old school
Fits four adults at best

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Slotting into the Mazda SUV lineup in the narrow space between the subcompact CX-3 and the compact CX-5 is the new—and curiously named—CX-30. Why isn't it called CX-4? We asked Mazda: It's kind of a long story. Regardless, we like the way it looks. Mazda's designers gave it a more severely forward-canted rear window and chunkier black-plastic body cladding to help differentiate the 2020 Mazda CX-30 from its other crossover siblings.The 2020 CX-30 shares much of its mechanicals and platform with the all-new Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback, so we expect it to have a 186-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a six-speed automatic transmission and either front- or all-wheel drive. It's possible that Mazda's new gasoline-powered compression-ignition engine—which the company calls Skyactiv-X—is likely to be available in the CX-30 at some point down the road.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Good car, the Mazda CX-30. Handles well, looks smart and has a lovely interior. But as is always the case with crossovers – the conventional car on which it’s based (in this case the Mazda3 hatchback) is the sensible buy.

Pros
Good-looking,
decent to drive,
lovely interior.

Cons
Cramped rear,
old-fashioned auto.

By: 
topgear.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
mpg (l/100km)Low/Extra High/Combined-31.4 (9.0)/39.2 (7.2)/40.4 (7.0)
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
12
16
Cylinders: 
3
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.30L
2.00L
Torque: 
174ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
165ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
155hp
at 5 600rpm
177hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
17.30Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio, Bluetooth and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) (Automatic features Stop & Go function)
Interior Lighting: Front & rear with LED lighting
Engine start / stop button
Steering wheel-mounted audio and Bluetooth® controls

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.70in
173.00in
Width: 
71.20in
70.60in
Height: 
65.70in
60.60in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
7.00in
Front Track: 
61.60in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
Wheel Base: 
103.90in
104.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.40
38.30
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
36.20in
Front Hip Room: 
52.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.40in
55.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
45.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.80in
53.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
54.40cu.ft
14.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1322lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.50cu.ft
49.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3430.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Glovebox with interior illumination
Roof mounted sunglasses holder
Colour 7-inch TFT display (provides speed, traffic signs and Mazda Radar Cruise Control information)

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Smart keyless entry: Allows opening and locking of the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket or bag
12v Electrical power outlet: Located in center console

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Front passenger’s seat manual slide, recline and height adjustment
Driver’s seat, power tilt, slide, recline
height and lumbar adjustment with memory linked to Head-Up Display and driver side mirror
Heated with 3-stage setting
Stone Leather trim
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Three height-adjustable head restraints
60:40 split fold down rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual zone climate-controlled air-conditioning with rear air vents
Electric windows: Front and rear, with one-touch auto down / up
Sun visors: Driver’s and front passenger’s with covered vanity mirror and driver’s ticket holder

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
6 Total Speakers
Integrated Bluetooth
hands-free calling
Audio transfer from Bluetooth® devices
8 speakers
single CD / MP3
8.8” TFT Colour centre display
2 USB Charging ports
Located between the driver and front passenger, the Multimedia Commander allows easy control of the advanced connectivity and infotainment system, with information displayed on the 8.8" colour centre screen, includes a separate volume control dial

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Front, rain-sensing wipers with adjustable speed
Sunroof: Power tilt and slide
Rear lights:Signature LED rear combination lights with LED rear turn lights
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 In.
18"
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
ventilated discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Solid disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Driver Attention Alert (DAA)
e-Call with GPS: Provides a manual or automated message to the emergency services following an accident or sudden illness which includes the vehicles precise location within Europe.
Emergency Stop Signalling System
Emergency tyre repair kit
G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus): Provides better handling and a smoother ride. Aids in emergency avoidance manoeuvres and offers more control in various situations.
Hill Launch Assist (HLA)
Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA)
Lane-keep Assist System (LAS) with Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)
Thatcham Accredited alarm and immobiliser
Seatbelts: Front, 3-point (ELR) x 2 with pre-tensioners • • • • • Rear, 3-point (ELR)
Seatbelt reminder audible warning: Driver, passenger and rear seats

Options

Packages: 
Driver Confidence Package
Technology Package
Sun And Liftgate Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Keyless Entry Keypad
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black/Almond Butter, leatherette
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Jet Black w/Arizona Accents, leatherette
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