Mazda CX-30 vs Honda HR-V: Which Crossover SUV is Right for You?

July 31st, 2020 by

Deciding on a new vehicle that is right for you can be daunting. There are many factors to consider including the vehicle’s performance, safety, and interior features. When comparing the all-new Mazda CX-30 to the Honda CR-V, you’ll find that these two crossover SUVs have plenty of similarities, along with many differences that set them apart. At Tonkin Mazda of Portland, we want to give you a better understanding of the comparison between these models. Do those this, we have taken a look at the highest trim level for each of these models – the Mazda CX-30 AWD with Premium Package and the HR-V Touring. 

Mazda CX-30


The new Mazda CX-30 models offer a responsive handling and smooth acceleration for every drive. With an impressive class-leading horsepower, the Mazda CX-30 beats the Honda HR-V in this category. While the HR-V produces a 141 horsepower, the CX-30 boasts a 186 horsepower. In addition, the CX-30 has 186 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm, while the HR-V has 127 lb-ft torque at 4300 rpm. If you’re wondering how far you’ll get in the new Mazda CX-30 before having to fill up again, you’ll be impressed. The CX-30 AWD  with Premium Package offers 32 hwy/25 city miles per gallon(1), similar to the HR-V Touring’s 31 hwy/26 city miles per gallon. If you’re looking for a new SUV that delivers speed and impressive performance, the new Mazda CX-30 is a great choice for you. 


Interior Convenience 

You spend a lot of time in your vehicle, which is why it’s important to purchase a vehicle that provides plenty of comfort and convenience. In the Mazda CX-30, you’ll experience slightly more front hip room than in the HR-V (54.6” vs 53.1”), which may make a difference in your comfort. Your 2nd-row passengers will also experience more comfort in the CX-30 than in the HR-V due to the 2nd-row vents that are not available in the HR-V. If entertainment is important to you, you’ll love the features that the CX-30 has to offer. To help you remained connected and entertained on the road, the CX-30 AWD with Premium Package provides an 8.8” center infotainment display(2) and a 12-speaker Bose® premium audio system. Meanwhile, the HR-V Touring provides a 7” center infotainment display and a 6-speaker sound system. 


Mazda is known for producing vehicles that provide reliability and safety, and it’s no different in the Mazda CX-30. The CX-30 is equipped with more standard safety features than the HR-V and the Premium Package includes the i-Activsense® suite of advanced driver assistance features. This provides a larger amount of safety technology than the HR-V and allows you to have safety features that are not included in the HR-V. The  i-Activsense® safety suite includes: 

  • Blind Spot Monitoring 
  • Driver Attention Alert 
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System 
  • Smart Brake Support 
  • Lane-keep Assist 
  • And More!

The New Mazda CX-30 is Available Now At Tonkin Mazda of Portland

After comparing the top trim levels for both the Mazda CX-30 and the Honda HR-V, its easy to see why the new CX-30 is a great choice for Portland drivers searching for a new crossover SUV. The Mazda CX-30 provides excellent performance, outstanding safety technology, and a comfortable and convenient interior. Visit our dealership near Vancouver today to check out all that the 2020 Mazda CX-30 has to offer!


1 – Based on EPA estimates for the 2020 Mazda CX-30 AWD with Premium Package, 25 city/ 32 highway MPG. Actual results will vary.


2 – Don’t drive while distracted. Even with voice commands, only use Mazda Connect™/other devices when safe. Some features may require cellular or Wi-Fi service; some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in motion. Not all features are compatible with all phones. Message and data rates may apply


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