With the goal of moving the manufacturer upmarket, it marked the start of a new age of higher-grade items.

The CX-30, which at the time was positioned between the CX-3 and CX-5,

was more fashionable, had a plusher interior, and had better performance.

As it approaches its fourth model year of production, Mazda has been making annual improvements

to the compact SUV to keep it competitive and current. The entry-level engine's power and fuel

An optional 10.25-inch infotainment screen with improved technologies is available this year.