Comparison - Mazda CX-30 Premium 2020 - vs - Chevrolet Trailblazer ACTIV 2021

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Average Price: 
$
29,600
Updated: 
14 Sep 2019
$
26,900
Updated: 
23 Nov 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.70gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
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
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

Electric

Top Speed: 
127mph

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.The CX-30 is an all-new vehicle sized between a subcompact and a small SUV.Part of the first CX-30 generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Sharp styling
More interior refinement than rivals
Standard advanced safety features

Cons
No optional engine offered

By: 
edmunds.com

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

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is a right-sized small crossover with good looks that’s the most fun to drive among its competitors.

Pros
Gorgeous looks
Capable powertrain
Better sized for U.S.
Standard safety suite.

Cons
Expensive for its class
Frustrating options packages
No touchscreen...
...no kidding

By: 
thecarconnection.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
1.30L
Torque: 
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
174ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
186hp
at 6 000rpm
155hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.30Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
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, Bluetooth and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
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
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.00in
173.70in
Width: 
70.70in
71.20in
Height: 
61.70in
65.70in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
8.00in
Front Track: 
61.60in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
Wheel Base: 
104.50in
103.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
38.40
Front Leg Room: 
41.60in
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
36.30in
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
54.60in
52.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.60in
55.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.20in
45.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.60in
53.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
20.20cu.ft
54.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1322lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
49.30cu.ft
30.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3408.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
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: 
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Rear 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
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
6 Total Speakers

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: 
18 X 7.0 In
17 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17

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 discs
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid disc
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Assist
Front And Rear Head Airbags
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
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

Options

Packages: 
Driver Confidence Package
Technology Package
Sun And Liftgate Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Machine Gray Metallic
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
Soul Red Crystal Metallic
Rear Bumper Guard (Stainless)
Wheel Locks
Front License Plate Bracket
Keyless Entry Keypad
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats (High Wall)
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
Illuminated (Front Only) Door Sill Trim Plates
Frameless Auto-Dim Mirror
Sport Pedal Kit
Frameless Auto-Dim Mirror W/Homelink
Wireless Charging Pad
Cargo Tray
All-Weather Floor Mats (Low Wall)
Mazda Navigation (Fleet)
Cargo Tray
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#191919
White, leather
#D8D4CB
Color: 
Jet Black/Almond Butter, leatherette
#000000
Jet Black w/Arizona Accents, leatherette
#000000