2021 Mazda CX-30 back end

Behind the scenes of naming a vehicle

Why was the Mazda CX-30 not called the CX-4?

 The Mazda CX-30 was originally introduced as a 2020 model year vehicle, and it has seen a tremendous amount of success. It fits perfectly between the CX-3 and the CX-5 models, so this might beg the question of, why was the Mazda CX-30 not called the CX-4? That is a great question and many people have asked it. We have gotten it a few times at Hall Mazda as well, so we thought it would be a good time to dive into this topic.

2021 Mazda CX-30 front corner

Distinguishing two vehicles

The reason that the Mazda CX-30 was named this instead of the CX-4 is that the CX-4 already exists! It is just not available in the United States. It is a crossover that is only available in China. Mazda executives thought that having two different vehicles in two different markets would be too confusing, so that was why the crossover was given the name CX-30.

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There is actually more to the story though! Remember, that the 2020 Mazda CX-30 was all-new. Many features that were available and standard in this crossover were not in the other Mazda vehicles yet, and this was the first vehicle to have the new Kodo design. These were two additional reasons that the Mazda was not named the CX-4!

2021 Mazda CX-30 Comfort, Convenience, and Connectivity

2021 Mazda CX-30 interior

Drive off in a new 2021 Mazda CX-30 from Hall Mazda today!

We have a great selection of 2021 Mazda CX-30 crossovers available at Hall Mazda. Are you interested in seeing this stunning vehicle in person? Maybe you would like to take one for a test drive and see some of its great features. We are also available by phone to answer any and all questions that you have. Make sure that you talk to someone in our finance department as well. They have seen it all when it comes to credit situations, and they will be able to create a plan that fits into your life perfectly!

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