Compare 2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2021 Mazda CX-30

2021 Subaru Crosstrek
2021 Mazda CX-30

2021 Subaru Crosstrek


2021 Mazda CX-30

2.0L 4cyl


2.5L 4cyl
152 HP


186 HP
28 city / 33 hwy*

Fuel Economy

25 city / 33 hwy*

Serving Cary, NC

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek at Johnson Subaru of Cary stands out for its utility, practical and functional design, comfortable cabin, and class-leading safety technology. The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is ranked #2 among extra-small SUVs, which puts it in the class with several other competitors, including the 2021 Mazda CX-30.


There are two engines available for the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek at Johnson Subaru of Cary. The first engine, which powers the Base trim and Premium trim, is a 2.0L engine with four cylinders. This engine is capable of 152 HP in power output. The second engine offered as an upgrade is the 2.5L four-cylinder engine that comes with the Limited and Sport trims. This engine increases the Subaru's power output to 182 HP. The Subaru has an all-wheel drive standard. The Subaru has higher ground clearance than the Mazda. The Mazda also comes standard with front-wheel drive, which makes the Subaru a better choice for traction and handling.

Interior and Features

The Subaru Crosstrek has a variety of useful and enjoyable interior features. It also has a spacious and comfortable cabin. A 6.5-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay are standard, and you'll get a USB charge port. Heated seats and a leather steering wheel are added to the second trim, followed by back row USB ports and yellow contrast stitching on the Sport. Leather seats come with the top trim. USB ports are not standard on the Mazda CX-30, and heated seats aren't added until the top trims.


With a Subaru Crosstrek online test drive you'll have a chance to try out the many safety amenities that are standard on the 2021 Crosstrek. The Crosstrek gets Subaru's top-notch safety components this year, which can be found in Subaru's EyeSight technology package. Adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring are standard. The Mazda doesn't have a comprehensive standard safety package, which gives you fewer standard safety aids.

Take an Online Test Drive

After learning about the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek at Johnson Subaru of Cary, you'll likely be ready to schedule a Subaru for an online test drive. Our dealership makes it easy to do a test drive from home with your own smartphone or computer. To start your online virtual test drive, all that you need to do is visit our website and click the red button. Our comprehensive video test drive gives you an interior and exterior tour of the Subaru Crosstrek through a 360 video, which allows you to see all the pleasing interior amenities and unique exterior styling of the Subaru. If you have questions about the Subaru's features or want to learn more about the vehicle in general during your Subaru Crosstrek online test drive, an associate at Johnson Subaru of Cary will be riding along virtually in the Subaru as you test out the car to answer any questions that come up.

For more information on the Subaru or to schedule a Subaru Crosstrek online test drive, don't hesitate to contact Johnson Subaru of Cary today.

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