Mazda CX-30 vs. Subaru Crosstrek

Subcompact SUVs are some of the most popular vehicles on the market today, especially in the Pacific Northwest. CUVs offer exceptional capability like traditional SUVs, with sleek designs and versatile interiors. Some of our favorites include both the Subaru Crosstrek and Mazda CX-30. At Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family, we’re home to both a Mazda and Subaru dealership, so you can explore both options and choose which makes the most sense for your needs. See how they compare, below, or visit our dealerships in Burlington, Washington to go for some test drives! If you have any questions or would like more information on these models, please don’t hesitate to contact our team.


Subaru Crosstrek Premium (Automatic AWD)


Mazda CX-30 Select (Automatic AWD)


Standard Engine


2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER 4-cylinder SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT



Lineartronic® CVT i-ACTIV AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist



152 @ 6,000 rpm 186 hp @ 6000 rpm

MPG (city/hwy)


28/33 24/31

Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)


16.6 12.7

Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)


55.3 45.2

Ground Clearance (in.)


8.7 8

Starting MSRP


$23,295 $25,300

How Do They Compare?

Both the Mazda CX-30 and Subaru Crosstrek are great choices when you’re looking for your next car. You’ll find great value on both of these vehicles with a plethora of options, safety features, and more. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast and love to explore off-road, the Subaru Crosstrek might be the better choice for your needs. With 8.7 inches of ground clearance, standard roof rails, and standard all-wheel drive on all models. If you’re looking for a fun-to-drive vehicle with sporty performance and an elegant design, the Mazda CX-30 is a great option. With powerful performance and plush interiors, you can take your daily commute up a notch with this sleek crossover. The Mazda CX-30 has a smooth ride, ideal for those looking for a vehicle to get them from A to B in comfort.

Safety & Connectivity

No matter which vehicle you choose, you’ll benefit from a host of technology and safety features. In the Subaru Crosstrek, you’ll find standard SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto integration to keep you connected on the road. The Mazda CX-30 also offers a Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™. Looking for a suite of safety features to keep your precious cargo protected? The Subaru Crosstrek comes standard with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology on all trims, while the Mazda CX-30 comes equipped with the suite of i-Activsense® safety features. Both systems offer features like Lane Departure Warnings, Forward Collision Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, and more. See how they compare by visiting Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family in Burlington!

Go For a Test Drive

To get behind the wheel of a new Subaru Crosstrek and Mazda CX-30, visit our Subaru and Mazda dealerships in Burlington, WA! We’re happy to answer any questions you have about these subcompact SUVs and look forward to working with you.



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