Compare 2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2021 Mazda CX-30

2021 Subaru Crosstrek
2021 Mazda CX30

2021 Subaru Crosstrek


2021 Mazda CX-30

28 city / 33 hwy*

Fuel Economy

25 city / 33 hwy*
152 HP


186 HP
2.0L 4cyl


2.5L 4cyl

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

When you arrange an online test drive for the Subaru Crosstrek at Subaru of Fort Walton Beach, you'll be able to see just what the Crosstrek has to offer in 2021. This year's Crosstrek gets some improvements to make it more appealing and versatile all around. The 2021 Crosstrek is one of the top extra-small SUVS on the market, as evidenced by the fact that it ranks in the second spot within its class. The Subaru Crosstrek has some notable updates in 2021 that make it more powerful and more stylish than before. The Crosstrek gets another more powerful engine that you can select in 2021. This engine is a 2.5L with four cylinders and ample power. An area where the Crosstrek shines, and where it outdoes the Mazda CX30, which is a competitor, is fuel efficiency. The Subaru Crosstrek offers a fine balance of fuel economy and power. The Mazda, in comparison, is not as fuel-efficient. The Subaru Crosstrek gets a new grille design in 2021 as well, and its front bumper gets some refreshment as well. The Crosstrek has an overall better interior design than the Mazda with improved outward visibility.


Fuel efficiency is one area where the 2021 Crosstrek shines. The Crosstrek is powered by one engine that delivers ample power while still helping you avoid draining the gas tank driving around town and on long car trips. The Subaru Crosstrek also comes standard with all-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is only available on the Mazda, but it does not come standard. Therefore, the Crosstrek is the better option if traction and fuel economy are equally important features in your next car. To give the Subaru Crosstrek a try, don't hesitate to arrange an online test drive of the Subaru Crosstrek at Subaru of Fort Walton Beach through our dealership today.


The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is a car that's also made to turn heads. The Crosstrek comes with a distinctly athletic and commanding style that is unique to Subaru. With the Crosstrek, LED lights are included starting with the base trim level. Making a bold first impression, the first trim level also has 17-inch wheels. Roof rails are standard for the Crosstrek in 2021 as well. However, roof rails are not a standard feature on the Mazda CX30. While the Subaru Crosstrek has the option to add on LED fog lights on the higher trim levels, you are limited to regular standard LED headlights with the Mazda. The Subaru Crosstrek also gets a power liftgate and special trim-specific exterior accents with the Sport trim. Those features are not available with the Mazda.

Safety and Technology

Safety is another area that you can focus on when you arrange a Subaru Crosstrek online test drive at Subaru of Fort Walton Beach. The Subaru Crosstrek is equipped with an impressive array of safety aids. EyeSight, which is Subaru's award-winning safety suite, is standard on the Subaru Crosstrek. The Crosstrek gets adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist on all trims, regardless of the drivetrain that you choose. If you opt for the Crosstrek with the automatic transmission, on the other hand, you'll get some additional safety aids mixed in including hill descent control and blind-spot warning. The Mazda has some basic safety aids to start with, including forward collision warning, lane-keep assist, and automatic braking. Overall, the Mazda has a more limited selection of safety aids than what you'll get with the Subaru Crosstrek. The Crosstrek also packs in many features, including USB charging, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. Those features are not added to the base level of the Mazda. The Crosstrek also has some more unique and innovative features such as accent stitching that help distinguish the trim levels. Those extra special touches are also not included in the Mazda CX30.

Contact us today for an online test drive for the Subaru Crosstrek at Subaru of Fort Walton Beach.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.