2023 Mazda CX-30 Gets More Power And Saves More Fuel

Mazda has delivered an important update to the CX-30 for the 2023 model year. It gets added power and better fuel economy, while the entire lineup has been upgraded to meet the latest safety standards in the US.

For the 2023 model year, the naturally aspirated 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G engine gets an additional 5 horsepower (3.7 kilowatts), increasing overall output to 191 hp (142 kW). Meanwhile, efficiency has also been increased by 2 mpg in each of the city, highway, and EPA estimated figures combined via updated cylinder deactivation technology.

That said, the Mazda CX-30 2023 model equipped with the 2.5L NA petrol engine is now rated with EPA estimates of 26 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 29 mpg combined.

For the record, only the non-turbo variant received increased power and efficiency; The forcibly inducted Turbo Premium and Turbo Premium Plus maintain their output ratings for the 2023 model year.

The Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo four-cylinder engine produces up to 250 hp (186 kW) and 320 pound-feet (434 Newton-meters) of torque on premium 93-octane fuel, while on regular 87-octane fuel it produces up to 227 hp (169 kW). ) and 310 lb-ft (420 Nm) of spin.

Drawing on the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for the 2022 model year, the entire Mazda CX-30 2023 lineup has been upgraded to comply with the latest IIHS safety protocols. Upgrades include the addition of rear side airbags, rear seat belt pre-tensioners, improved B and C pillars, and shin pads for the front and rear door trims.

The Mazda CX-30 2023 starts at $22,950 for the top-spec 2.5 S trim. The top-spec 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus, which gets all the bells and whistles along with a more powerful turbocharged engine, has a sticker price of $35,400. All prices stated do not include applicable destination and handling fees.

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