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 These features cost extra on the Encore GX, which features more outdated halogen headlamp bulbs.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!