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Lester Raines Mazda

Lester Raines Mazda Sales Manager Tim Russell with a new Mazda CX-30 SUV crossover. Meeting customer requests, Mazda designed the CX-30 to be slightly larger than the Mazda CX-3, but smaller than the Mazda CX-5.

It’s not too big, and it’s not too small. When it comes to size, Mazda’s newly introduced CX-30 SUV crossover vehicle is just right.

The Mazda CX-30 is available now at Lester Raines Mazda, 5035 MacCorkle Ave., S.W., South Charleston.

“It’s brand new for 2020,” said Lester Raines Mazda Sales Manager Tim Russell.

Mazda design engineers listened to customers who wanted something a little bit bigger than Mazda’s smallest crossover, the CX-3. Among other things, the new CX-30 has more backseat room and back-end space than the CX-3.

“They listened to customers about wanting something a little bigger,” Russell said. “The CX-30 is it.”

In Mazda’s lineup of SUVs, the CX-30 joins the CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9, which is Mazda’s largest SUV. Size-wise, the new CX-30 fits between the CX-3 and CX-5.

With the CX-30 added to their stable of crossover SUVs, Mazda now has one to meet anyone’s needs, from single people and couples to families needing a lot of room.

“Now, Mazda’s got an SUV for everybody across the board,” he said.

Russell said the CX-30 price is “well below” the price of a new Mazda CX-5, which is the next size up.

Russell said a new Mazda CX-30 in Premium trim, “loaded up with everything,” would sell for around $31,000.

“They start out at around $25,000.”

Russell touted the craftsmanship evident in Mazda vehicles, and the new CX-30 is no exception. He said Mazda is striving to become known as a premium marque in automobiles.

“They want people to think of them as more of a premium brand,” Russell said.

The Mazda CX-30 offers:

Room for any journey

Composed and agile for the city. Spacious and versatile for the journey. The CX-30’s generous cargo space of up to 45.2 cubic feet can handle practically everything — from shopping bags to duffel bags. This exceptional crossover is ready for wherever your dreams take you.

Predictive all-wheel-drive

Maintain road grip — and your sense of confidence with available i-Activ AWD. Innovative technology that helps predict traction loss and send torque to the tires that can use it best.

Safety inspires confidence

With the i-Activsense suite of safety features, 10 sophisticated innovations alert you to hazards to help you avoid collisions — or lessen their impact. Features such as available Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert help improve your visibility and awareness of the road.

Confidence for any road

Available i-Activ AWD helps you drive confidently in the snow and rain using innovative technology that helps predict traction loss and send torque to the tires that can use it best.

It works in tandem with G-Vectoring Control Plus, making precise adjustments to deliver a smoother, more consistent, driving experience.

And when your destination takes you off the beaten path, simply press the Off-Road Traction Assist3 control button. Engaging this feature will help optimize torque distribution and traction control to help you traverse uneven terrain.

Steering wheel mounted paddle shifters

Enhance your driving experience with precise and responsive shifting. Made even more accessible with available steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters right at your fingertips. Change gears on your terms and take total command of your drive.

Russell said Lester Raines Mazda has the new CX-30 in stock at every trim level. And there are three trim or “package” levels: Select, Preferred and Premium.

Russell invites everyone to stop by Lester Raines Mazda and test drive the new CX-30 or any of Mazda’s models.

For more information, call 304-768-1251 or visit