2024 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda CX-30

2024 Mazda
CX-30

MSRP*: $24,995 to $36,800
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross

2023 Toyota
Corolla Cross

MSRP*: $23,610 to $29,015
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MPG - City 22 - 26 MPG 29 - 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 MPG 32 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 45.2 ft3 Info not available
Engine
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 169-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 194-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 227 hp 169 - 194 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 173.0 in 175.6 in
Exterior Width 70.7 in 71.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.3 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 32.0 in
Head Room Front 37.8 - 38.1 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-30 than in the Toyota Corolla Cross. The Toyota Corolla Cross will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-30.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda CX-30 as you will with the Toyota Corolla Cross, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mazda CX-30 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota Corolla Cross, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
The Mazda CX-30 is a little narrower than the Toyota Corolla Cross, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Mazda CX-30 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Handling
The Mazda CX-30 has the same turning radius as the Toyota Corolla Cross, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mazda CX-30 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mazda CX-30 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-30 and the Toyota Corolla Cross.