12-22-20

Check Out How the Mazda CX-30 Compares to the Buick Encore GX

Shoppers will find the new 2021 Mazda CX-30 here at Santa Maria Mazda. The CX-30 is the latest addition to the Mazda crossover lineup, with a spacious interior and lots of value. We want to show you some of the best aspects of the new CX-30, so we compared it to a top luxury competitor: the new Buick Encore GX.

You can find the new Mazda CX-30 here in Santa Maria, CA, with all the latest Mazda lease deals available online. Test drive this new crossover and talk to our finance center about your best purchase or lease options. We also offer a free trade-in tool to help you get an estimate for your old ride. Today, visit Santa Maria Mazda is located on E Battles Rd and less than 30 miles outside of Lompoc, CA.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Performance

The powertrain of the Mazda CX-30 may not rival many sports cars, but even this mild-mannered engine supersedes the most powerful engine available on the Buick Encore GX. The standard SKYACTIV® propulsion system of the CX-30 generates 186-horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque, versus the 155-horsepower and 174 pound-feet of the Buick Encore GX's inline three-cylinder engine. Overall, the Mazda CX-30 offers the driver more control and more precise handling than the drive of the Encore GX.

The CX-30 is also an excellent choice for commuters and road trip enthusiasts in Grover Beach. This subcompact SUV's standard performance allows it to travel up to 31 mpg on the highway, whereas the Buick Encore GX falls short, traveling 29 mpg on the highway. Buick models, especially SUVs, are generally not well-known for their fuel economy.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Features

Despite Buick's status as a "luxury brand," the Encore GX falls a bit short in terms of standard features available on all trims. This SUV offers various conveniences, but many of these must be added on with the purchasing of higher trim levels or additional upgrade packages. Aside from its many standard safety features, the Mazda CX-30 features a more luxurious and high-quality interior. Standard features include remote engine start through Mazda Connected Services, LED brake lights, and LED headlamps. These features cost extra on the Encore GX, which features more outdated halogen headlamp bulbs.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Safety

Both of these SUVs share similar safety features to keep Arroyo Grande, CA drivers safe in the event of an accident. Still, the Mazda CX-30 offers a few extra applications to prevent collisions. All CX-30 trims come standard with i-ACTIVSENSE® driver-assist features, including Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, and Lane-Keep Assist. These features have equivalents on the Buick Encore GX but cost extra to add to base trim levels.

The Mazda CX-30 offers shoppers near San Luis Obispo a wider variety of standard features for a starting price more than $3,000 lower than the Buick Encore GX.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Interior

While the Buick Encore GX comes from an established luxury brand, the interior of the Mazda CX-30 earned a bit more praise by critics for its more welcoming nature. The interior of the Mazda CX-30 may fall a bit short on cargo space, but has a lot of comfort for all five passengers. Our Mazda subcompact SUV offers much more interior legroom, hip room, and rear headroom than its top competition from Buick. The CX-30 is also more lightweight overall, giving it a bit of an edge in fuel economy.

Test Drive the Mazda CX-30 Today

If the 2021 Mazda CX-30 sounds like your style then you should come check one out here at Santa Maria Mazda today! Contact our sales team to schedule a test drive and use our speedy directions for the best route from your home. You will find our dealership conveniently less than 15 minutes away from Nipomo, CA. See you soon!

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12-21-20

Comparing the new Mazda CX-30 to the Chevy Trailblazer

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 made its grand debut recently and shoppers can find this compact crossover available here at Santa Maria Mazda. Our latest compact crossover stands out for its luxury, fun-filled drive, and a wide selection of advanced safety features. However, recently, Chevrolet unveiled a returning champion that provides strong competition in the compact crossover lineup: the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer. Let us discuss some of the key areas where the Mazda CX-30 stands out above its competitor from Chevy.

Shoppers will find the 2021 CX-30 here at Santa Maria Mazda, located less than 35 minutes outside of San Luis Obispo, CA. Use our handy directions for the best route and contact our team in Santa Maria, CA for a test drive!

CX-30 vs Trailblazer- Interior

What the Mazda CX-30 lacks in available cargo space, it more than makes up for quality and class on the inside. This new compact crossover comes styled with a rich assortment of high-end materials, including available leather seating and other exquisite interior decoration accents. The base trims of the Chevy Trailblazer fall a bit short in terms of interior design, constructed mostly from hard plastics and other cheap-looking interior materials. Different leather and vinyl upholstery patterns are available on the Trailblazer, but for a higher premium.

CX-30 vs Trailblazer: Performance

A good SUV needs to go beyond mere good looks alone; it should also have a performance to match! When it comes to power under the hood, the Mazda CX-30 has a drive that daily commuters and road trippers in Lompoc will enjoy thanks to its standard 186-horsepower SKYACTIV engine, generating 186 pound-feet of torque. Mazda has also announced more powerful CX-30 models to debut in the future, including an available turbocharged performance. The current Chevy Trailblazer performance falls short in power, even now, generating 155-horsepower and 174 pound-feet. The Trailblazer's performance is also a built less thrilling whereas, the Mazda CX-30 is specially designed to bring the driver and car together in perfect harmony.

The Mazda CX-30 also presents a preferable choice for commuters near Arroyo Grande in terms of its fuel economy. The SKYACTIV propulsion system sips gas and enables the CX-30 to travel up to 31 mpg on the highway, versus the 30 mpg highway performance of the Chevy Trailblazer. The CX-30 is also the more lightweight of the two SUVs, saving more fuel in the long-run.

CX-30 vs Trailblazer: Technology

Not only is the new CX-30 a luxurious SUV for an affordable price, but it also offers shoppers a lot more for their money! On the outside, shoppers will find LED exterior lights standard on all trims, with available Signature, LED lights adding more style. The Chevy Trailblazer, despite being all-new, still features less illuminating and more energy-consuming halogen headlights, with LED bulbs only available.

Another popular aspect of the Mazda CX-30 is its interior technology, including the standard Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® Driver Assistive Features. These semi-autonomous features come included on every trim level and provide Nipomo drivers with the utmost clarity and assistance in preventing accidents. Standard features like the Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & have their equivalents on the Chevy Trailblazer but only come available on more expensive trim levels. The Mazda CX-30 also comes standard with steering-wheel-mounted cruise controls, Advanced Keyless Entry with push-button start, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and HD Radio, all of which cost extra to add to the Chevy Trailblazer.

Test Drive the Mazda CX-30 Today

Shoppers will find the new Mazda CX-30 at Santa Maria Mazda, conveniently less than 25 minutes outside of Grover Beach, CA. We invite you to check out our current new Mazda special offers to see how you can save, then start the financing process online by getting an estimate for your trade and applying online through our finance center. Schedule a test drive today to learn more!

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