Which Mazda Is Right For You?

Mazda is renowned for crafting compelling vehicles that stand out in their class. With their upscale accommodations, engaging driving dynamics, and elegant design, Mazda cars and SUVs deliver a premium driving experience without the premium price tag. And with appealing nameplates representing the industry's most popular segments, Mazda offers something for a wide range of automotive needs, tastes, and lifestyles. 

But which Mazda is best suited for you? To help point you in the right direction, here's a quick look at some of the distinguishing characteristics of each model.



Mazda CX-30

With its nimble handling, flexible cargo capacity, and conveniently sized dimensions, the Mazda CX-30 is ideal for drivers seeking comfort and practicality in a city-friendly physical footprint. This subcompact crossover punches well above its weight class.

Mazda CX-30 Powertrains

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 four-cylinder; 6-speed auto: 186 horsepower, 186 pound-feet of torque
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo: 250 hp, 320 lb-ft with 93 octane fuel; 227 hp, 310 lb-ft with regular fuel

Mazda CX-30 Highlights

  • The Mazda CX-30 provides comfortable seating for five passengers with 20.2 cubic feet to spare behind the rear seats. When you need more room for cargo, the rear seats fold easily to provide 45.2 cubic feet.

  • The CX-30 comes standard with an 8.8-inch infotainment display and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.

  • Stepping up just one level to the Select trim adds additional driving aids like Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.


Mazda CX-5

Car and Driver gave the CX-5 a 10/10 rating and an Editor's Choice designation for delivering a deluxe SUV experience at a more accessible price. It's an excellent pick for drivers who want extra space and practicality while retaining convenient maneuverability.

Mazda CX-5 Powertrains

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 four-cylinder; 6-speed auto: 186 horsepower, 186 pound-feet of torque
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo: 256 hp, 320 lb-ft with 93 octane fuel; 227 hp, 310 lb-ft with regular fuel

Mazda CX-5 Highlights

  • With all seats in use, the CX-5 reserves 30 cubic feet for your luggage or errands behind the second row. Or you can fold the rear seats to access 59.3 cubic feet.

  • The CX-5 adds Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and a 10.25-inch infotainment display to the list of standard features.

  • The Preferred trim delivers a compelling mix of features and value, with features like heated, power-adjustable front seats, driver-seat memory, leather upholstery, a power liftgate, and a sunroof.


Mazda CX-50

The all-new CX-50 blends Mazda's signature refinement with rugged attributes to appeal to more adventure-minded drivers.

Mazda CX-50 Powertrain

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 four-cylinder; 6-speed auto: 186 horsepower, 186 pound-feet of torque
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo: 256 hp, 320 lb-ft with 93 octane fuel; 227 hp, 310 lb-ft with regular fuel

Mazda CX-50 Highlights

  • The new CX-50 has 31.4 cubic feet for your gear behind the second. And when your adventures call for greater capacity, you can fold the rear seats for 56.3 cubic feet.

  • The CX-50 is equipped similarly to the CX-5 but with additional enhancements to accommodate active lifestyles, like reinforced b-pillars and door jambs and high-strength roof rails that can support a rooftop tent.

  • With up to 8.6 inches of ground clearance, standard i-Activ AWD and Mazda Intelligent Drive (Mi-Drive) settings, and available features like all-terrain tires, the CX-50 is equipped to elevate your adventures without compromising refinement.


Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 delivers the automaker's renowned comfort, refinement, and style with extra space and seatbelts for larger Cincinnati families.

Mazda CX-9 Powertrain

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo: 250 hp, 320 lb-ft with 93 octane fuel; 227 hp, 310 lb-ft with regular fuel

Mazda CX-9 Highlights

  • The Mazda CX-9 accommodates up to seven riders, with 14.4 cubic feet for cargo behind the third row. Folding the third and second rows expands capacity to 38.2 and 71.2 cubic feet, respectively.

  • If you don't require the extra seatbelt, you can open the space even more with a six-seat configuration. Second-row captain's chairs are standard on Carbon Edition and Signature and available for Touring, Touring Plus, and Grand Touring.

  • The CX-9 comes generously equipped across the lineup. Standard feature highlights include all-wheel drive, a 10.25-inch infotainment display, tri-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver seat, Blind Spot Monitoring, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.


Mazda3

Available in sedan and hatchback variants, the Mazda3 provides a premium driving experience at a mainstream compact car price point.

Mazda3 Powertrain

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.0 four-cylinder; 6-speed auto: 155 horsepower, 150 pound-feet of torque (sedan only)
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 four-cylinder; 6-speed auto: 186 hp, 186 lb-ft
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo: 256 hp, 320 lb-ft with 93 octane fuel; 227 hp, 310 lb-ft with regular fuel

Mazda3 Highlights

  • In its hatchback configuration, the Mazda3 provides impressive practicality, with 20.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and up to 47.1 cubes with the second row folded.

  • All-wheel drive is optional for the Mazda3 2.5S and standard on 2.5 Turbo models.

  • Features for the Mazda3 are organized in three primary trims corresponding to their powertrain. The Mazda3 2.0 is the base model and only offered as a sedan. The Mazda3 2.5 S is offered with a choice of four packages: Select, Preferred, Premium, and Carbon Edition. The Mazda3 2.5 Turbo combines the Select, Preferred, and Premium packages, plus the turbocharged engine, and is available with an additional Premium Plus package.


Mazda MX-5 Miata

For enthusiasts who maintain that spirited driving is as important as what's under the hood, the MX-5 Miata needs no introduction. With its playful handling and eager performance, Mazda's legendary sports coupe proves that driving thrills don't have to drain the bank account.

Mazda MX-5 Miata Powertrain

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.0; 6-speed manual or 6-speed auto: 181 horsepower, 151 pound-feet of torque

Mazda MX-5 Miata Highlights

  • The MX-5 Miata is a soft-top convertible in its standard configuration. But if you prefer something more insulating, you can select the MX-5 Miata RF, or "retractable fastback."

  • Standard safety features include Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and Lane Departure Warning System.

  • Grand Touring  manual transmission models feature a short-throw shifter, a torque-sensing limited-slip differential, and sport-tuned four-wheel independent suspension.

Common Mazda Features

While each Mazda offers a unique experience, many models share some desirable Highlights. For example, every Mazda comes standard with Mazda Smart Brake Support (collision warning with mitigation) and Lane Departure Warning System. All Mazda SUVs come standard with i-Activ AWD. And every Mazda except the MX-5 Miata includes i-Activsense driver-assistance technologies like:

  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Automatic High Beam Control


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