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2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2021 GMC Terrain Review

New 2021 Mazda CX-30

2021 Mazda
CX-30

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New 2021 GMC Terrain

2021 GMC
Terrain

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MSRP*
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$22,050 to $34,050
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$25,000 to $37,400
Invoice* $21,421 to $33,066 $24,975 to $35,680
MPG - City 22 - 25 25
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 28 - 30
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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Terrain than in the Mazda CX-30, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Terrain offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-30, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The GMC Terrain requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-30, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mazda CX-30 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Terrain. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mazda CX-30 and the GMC Terrain have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-30 is much slimmer than the GMC Terrain, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda CX-30, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Terrain.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mazda CX-30 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the GMC Terrain.

Handling
The Mazda CX-30 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the GMC Terrain, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-30 and the GMC Terrain. The Mazda CX-30 has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Terrain.

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