One of the most popular Mazda vehicles since its debut in 2020, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover is a complete package. It has been given high ratings by automotive reviewers and every-day owners. It balances good looks, high performance, and practicality with ease. But not every CX-30 model is the same.
Today, we’re comparing the 2021 Mazda CX-30 Preferred and Premium trims. We’ll show you which features they have in common, as well as the unique features that set them apart from each other.
The 2021 Mazda CX-30 Preferred and Premium trims have the 186-horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine and FWD; as with the 2.5 S and the Select, AWD is available. Other features the Preferred and Premium trims inherit include blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, automatic high beams, and a rearview camera, among other driver assistive features. Infotainment-wise, the two trims also keep Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a 7-inch digital gauge display, and more.
The 2021 CX-30 Preferred has everything from the 2.5 S and Select trims, adding a few features that are sure to please. Among them are a moonroof, heated front seats, and an eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat with memory settings. Speaking of seating, the Preferred trim keeps the synthetic leather upholstery added at the Select trim level.
The 2021 CX-30 Premium is the top-tier trim for non-Turbo models. It adds a host of luxurious features, including genuine leather upholstery, SiriusXM satellite radio, GPS-linked navigation, a 12-speaker Bose premium sound system, a power liftgate, a heads-up display, adaptive headlights, and paddle shifters.