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2021 GMC Terrain vs. 2021 Mazda CX-30 Review

New 2021 GMC Terrain

2021 GMC
Terrain

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New 2021 Mazda CX-30

2021 Mazda
CX-30

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MSRP*
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$25,000 to $34,100
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$21,900 to $33,900
Invoice* $24,975 to $32,531 $21,275 to $32,921
MPG - City 25 22 - 25
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 30 - 33
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Terrain than in the Mazda CX-30. The GMC Terrain offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-30, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Terrain as you will with the Mazda CX-30, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The GMC Terrain is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda CX-30. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Terrain will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mazda CX-30.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Terrain is much wider than the Mazda CX-30, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Terrain, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda CX-30.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Terrain transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mazda CX-30.

Handling
The GMC Terrain has a larger turning radius than the Mazda CX-30, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The GMC Terrain has a little less horsepower than the Mazda CX-30.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Terrain and the Mazda CX-30. With the GMC Terrain, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda CX-30.

Warranty
The GMC Terrain comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-30.