2020 Mazda CX-30 Trim Comparison: Base vs Select

2020 CX-30 in sunlight backdrop

Choosing a trim can be an afterthought. You spend so much time researching which model best fits your needs that the idea of trim level flies right by you. However, choosing a trim is very important. It will dictate which features come with your vehicle.

We’re here to help. We’ve scoured the web to find the differences between the 2020 Mazda CX-30 Base and Select trims. Take a look.

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Common Features

Unlike some other Mazda vehicles, like the CX-5 or the Mazda6, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 only has one engine option: the 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G four-cylinder. In the CX-30, it produces 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. Each CX-30 also has a the refined six-speed automatic found in every 2020 Mazda vehicle. There is no six-speed manual transmission option like there is in the Miata and Mazda3. FWD and AWD are options for both the Base and Select trims.

There are a fair few standard features on every 2020 CX-30. Standard safety features include forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, low-speed automatic emergency braking, and lane-departure warning with lane-keep assist. Other standard driver assistance features include radar adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beams, rain-sensing automatic wipers, and a rearview camera.


The CX-30 Base might be the lowest tier trim, but that doesn’t mean it's a spartan econobox. Other than the aforementioned standard features, the CX-30 Base has a 7-inch digital instrument cluster display, an 8.8-inch infotainment screen, voice-recognition, Bluetooth compatibility, and two USB input and charging ports.

  • Base - $21,900
  • Base AWD - $23,300


If you can spare a few more bucks, the CX-30 Select trims really ups the ante. It adds on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, proximity keyless entry, synthetic leather upholstery, and dual-zone automatic climate control.

  • Select - $23,900
  • Select AWD - $25,300

Come see what you’re missing. Test drive the 2020 Mazda CX-30 at Hall Cars near Milwaukee.