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2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo: Pretty and premium

The newly turbocharged crossover stands out with sophisticated looks and an excellent red paint job.

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Emme Hall

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This is the 2021 Mazda CX-30, an hot subcompact crossover with a newly turbocharged engine for maximum fun.

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A 2.5-liter turbo I4 pushes out 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque, though that's only if you're running 93-octane fuel. 

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If you're running 87 octane fuel, expect 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.

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The turbocharged CX-30 is only available with all-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission.

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The CX-30 Turbo is happy to be chucked into corners, and nicely handles them thanks to Mazda's G-Vectoring Control Plus tech. 

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The CX-30 also has an off-road mode which switches up the all-wheel-drive system to reduce wheel slip. 

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Every turbocharged CX-30 gets advanced driver's aids like full-speed adaptive cruise control, lane-departure mitigation and blind-spot monitoring.

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The CX-30 Turbo gets an EPA fuel rating of 22 mpg city, 30 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined. 

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Cargo space is on the smaller side, with 20.2 cubic feet of space with the rear seats up, expanding to 45.2 cubes when folded down.

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The 2021 CX-30 Turbo starts at $31,225 including $1,175 for destination. Keep scrolling for more photos.

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