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Kelley Blue Book shared their comparison article between the Sportage and the CX-30.

Kia Sportage
The Kia Sportage has established itself as a high-value, reasonably priced compact SUV. It can seat five people and offers a lot of usable luggage space. For the 2020 model year, the styling is updated and there are more driver-assist features and a standard 8-inch touchscreen. Buyers can choose from a normally aspirated 2.4-liter or a turbo 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. As is often the case, the base engine is less expensive and more efficient, while paying extra for the optional engine yields more power. While the Sportage comes standard with front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive is available across all trims. The ride is comfortable and compliant, and the turbocharged engine offers spirited acceleration.

Mazda CX-30
The CX-30 is Mazda’s second entry in the subcompact SUV segment. It’s larger than the company’s CX-3 and smaller than the CX-5. The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is a stylish, high-value vehicle with a wide array of safety and tech features that come standard. The beautifully crafted interior feels airier than the vehicle’s size would suggest, but tall passengers may feel cramped in the second row. This is arguably the best-driving subcompact SUV on the market today, with excellent ride, handling, and comfort. Fuel economy is a respectable 28 mpg combined in FWD models; adding AWD costs $1,400 extra but is available with every trim level.

Similarities
Near-equal power from the base engines, both companies are known for safety and reliability, standard advanced safety features

Kia Sportage Advantages
The Sportage has more cargo space and a roomier cabin, as well as and Kia’s outstanding warranty. The 2020 Kia Sportage is a great value choice.

Mazda CX-30 Advantages
Excellent ride and handling, excellent fuel economy, powerful engine, gorgeous design

Final Recommendation
Even though its base engine isn’t as fuel-efficient as we’d like, the Kia Sportage offers more room, an impressive suite of safety features, and a lot of value for the money. You pay a little more for the 2020 Kia Sportage than the 2020 Mazda CX-30, but you get a lot more utility in return. If you don’t need as much cargo space and want more fun and an upscale interior, the Mazda CX-30 deserves a look.


 

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really the Kia Seltos is more of a direct competitor to the CX-30 than the Sportage.
 

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probably written before the Seltos hit this side of the world
I think it's more likely that they're looking to fill as much content as possible while the rest of the auto industry starts to get up and running again.
 
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