Two popular compact crossover SUVs in the market - the 2023 Mazda CX-30 and the 2023 Hyundai Kona have a chic and modern exterior design, spacious interiors, and advanced safety features. However, some key differences exist before deciding between these two SUVs. The Mazda CX-30 boasts a sportier driving experience with a robust engine and agile handling, while the 2023 Kona provides a more fuel-efficient option with its hybrid engine. Here at Gaithersburg Mazda in MD, we have compared the features and specs of the 2023 Mazda CX-30 with the 2023 Hyundai Kona, a subcompact SUV rival in the market.
2023 mazda cx-30
2023 hyundai kona
|Regular Unleaded I-4 2.5 L/152
||Fuel/Engine||Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
|All Wheel Drive
||Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive
|250 hp & 320 lb.-ft.
||Horsepower & Torque
||147 hp & 132 lb.-ft.
The 2023 Mazda CX-30 has a slightly higher starting price of $22,950 compared to the Hyundai Kona, which has an MSRP of $21,990. Mazda has adorned the CX-30 with a choice of two engines - a 186 horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder or a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine option that spices up to 250 horsepower. Both engines have a standard six-speed automatic transmission, transmitting power to the wheels.
Moreover, the 2023 Mazda CX-30 is also equipped with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, making it more responsive and efficient than the 2023 Hyundai Kona. Ultimately, the choosing the right one between these two SUVs will come down to your personal preferences and priorities. Furthermore, the CX-30 is versatile as it comes with eight trims, while the 2023 Kona has only five trim levels.
Here at Gaithersburg Mazda in MD, we have an extensive selection of 2023 CX-30 in our inventory and other Mazda models. Do check out additional details by browsing our website. You can even book a fun test drive with us to get a personal experience with your desired vehicle.