Comparison - Mazda CX-30 Skyactiv-X Sport Lux 2020 - vs - Mahindra Thar 2021

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Model: 
Average Price: 
£
30,795
Updated: 
14 Sep 2019
$
Updated: 
20 Aug 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
5
6
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
no
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.40gals
15.05gals
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

Electric

Top Speed: 
127mph

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

PROS
Street presence
Off-road capability
Smooth, strong engines
User-friendly controls

CONS
Bumpy ride
Ingress/egress not the easiest
Slippery floor cover
Missing features

By: 
autocarindia.com

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

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

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
no
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio, Bluetooth 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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.00in
156.88in
Width: 
70.60in
71.65in
Height: 
60.60in
74.64in
Ground Clearance: 
7.00in
8.60in
Front Track: 
61.60in
59.84in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
59.84in
Wheel Base: 
104.50in
96.45in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
Front Leg Room: 
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
36.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
14.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1322lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
49.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
41.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
36.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3430.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
no
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: 
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: 
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
Three height-adjustable head restraints
60:40 split fold down rear seats
Folding center armrest

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
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
no
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
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
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
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"
Wheels more: 
All Terrain Tyres
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
75
Diameter: 
R16

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
no
Front head airbags: 
yes
no
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
no
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
no
Traction control: 
yes
no
Child seat anchors: 
yes
no
Front brakes: 
ventilated discs
Stability control: 
yes
no
Rear brakes: 
Solid disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
no
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
no
Rear headrests: 
yes
no
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
no
More Safety Features: 
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