Safety Technologies Used in 2020 Mazda CX-30


Once a thought and now a reality, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 is the latest and one of its kind subcompact crossovers cum new generation compact SUV from Mazda that’s making life difficult for the competition. The 186 hp, 2.5L engine on the CX-30 places it in a niche segment with class leading horsepower and it comes with availability of a Predictive AWD system for some awesome comfort and road control that raises the bar when it comes to class features. The CX-30 comes with several other benefits such as roomy interiors, spacious cargo space, superb connectivity, immersive infotainment options and advanced safety features.One of the finest aspects of the CX-30 is that its infused with driver assist and advances safety technologies throughout which makes us curious to try it out. Phoenix Mazda, whom we contacted for more information appraised us that it comes replete with the i-Activsense Safety Suite that inspires confidence. We explore the Safety Technologies used in the 2020 Mazda CX-30 in detail.

Reinforced Build for Safety

The challenge for the engineers involved in designing the 2020 CX-30 was to incorporate style, purpose, strength, agility, comfort while keeping in mind that the interiors need to remain quiet while the chassis takes on the bumps and grinds of the road. All this was achieved using materials like high-tensile steel in the framework which was a masterstroke that gives the CX-30 a reinforced build that’s good for safety.

Standard Safety Features

One of the standard safety features that you will find in the CX-30 is the advanced Air Bags system that deploys in the event of a collision to protect the driver and front passenger. This consists of Advanced dual front air bags, Front seat-mounted side-impact air bags and side-impact air curtains and Driver’s and front passenger’s knee airbags. High beam control, Rearview camera, an engine immobilizer anti-theft system and a Keyless remote panic button add value. An Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist make driving fun in addition to providing standard safety.

Driver Assist Safety Technologies

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 focused on providing many nifty driver-assist safety technologies that add to the active safety technologies. These include a Smart Brake Support that can help detect and avoid collisions when the vehicle is moving at slower speeds. One of the more advanced technologies on board is the Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System that can aid the driver in maintaining control in certain adverse conditions to prevent the vehicle from going out of control by controlling the traction. For better driving, you have some more advanced technologies such as the Lane Keep Assist and Lane Departure Warning, both which help you stay on track.

Advanced Safety Features

Moving up the safety ladder, you have an advanced Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go that’s part of Mazda’s I-Activsense Safety Suite. The technicians at Mazda Phoenix explained how it works to bring the vehicle to a complete halt while on the go, when it detects a stationery or slowing vehicle afront using a combination of radar tech and feature recognition. The stop and go function sets your vehicle moving again when it detects that the vehicle ahead is again moving.