2023 Mazda CX-30  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#46 of 2023 SUVs

#73 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Mazda CX-30
The CX-30, introduced by Mazda in 2020, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The Mazda CX-30 has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Mazda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Mazda CX-30 is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2023 Mazda CX-30 has a score of 84, implying a 0.036% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Mazda CX-30 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0364% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.1564%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0364% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.1564% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Mazda CX-30 is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Mazda CX-30 is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Mazda's i-ACTIVSENSE active safety features can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Mazda CX-30: Forward Obstruction Warning with Smart City Brake Support / Smart Brake Support. There are optional safety features on the 2023 Mazda CX-30 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) and Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM).

Some advanced safety features --- while not cutting edge --- can still improve vehicle safety. Optional High-Beam Control System (HBC) automatically switches high beam headlights off when oncoming traffic is approaching and turns them back on when there aren't any vehicles ahead. Optional side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9455Kia SeltosNissan KicksHyundai KonaSubaru ImprezaSubaru CrosstrekBuick Encore GXHonda HR-VMazda CX-30S. Crosstrek HybridVolkswagen TaosMazda 3Subaru ForesterComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Mazda CX-30 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 55 to 94. The 2023 Mazda CX-30 is safer than the 2023 Kia Seltos, the 2023 Nissan Kicks, the 2023 Hyundai Kona, the 2023 Subaru Impreza, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2023 Buick Encore GX, the 2023 Subaru Forester, and the 2023 Mazda 3.

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