Kia’s flagship Seltos compact SUV takes on Mazda’s top-trim CX-30 crossover in a battle of $40K-something high-riders.
Mazda’s SUV range had a pretty clear division between small and medium, but now there’s something in-between that could be enough to steer buyers away from its larger sibling.
Hyundai’s popular Kona small SUV faces a fresh Mazda rival in the form of the CX-30. We find which crossover is the best at a $30,000 pricepoint.
Car manufacturers are engaged in a mad scramble to offer as many small, high-riding crossover hatchbacks as they possibly can in a bid to capitalise on market demand. Naturally, Australia’s two top-selling brands, Toyota and Mazda, are strong contenders. The former recently updated its unusual-looking C-HR by fitting a better touchscreen and adding a hybrid option, while the latter launched a whole new model called the CX-30...