2023 Mazda CX-30 CKD launched in Malaysia, from RM128k – drops AWD and diesel variants

Bermaz Motor has just launched the (now) locally-assembled (CKD) Mazda CX-30, after more than two years of the car being sold as a fully imported (CBU) car. The all-wheel drive (AWD) and diesel versions are no longer available and prices for the CX-30 now start at RM128,109 (OTR without insurance) for the ‘Standard’ variant.

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The full variant list of the CKD Mazda CX-30 is as such:

  • CX-30 2.0 G 2WD Standard – RM128,109
  • CX-30 2.0 G High – RM136,109
  • CX-30 2.0G High+ – RM146,109
  • CX-30 2.0G High+ Premium – RM156,109


On the outside, nothing has changed for the Mazda CX-30. It still sports the same signature Mazda ‘Wing’ on the front end and the same triangular motif on the radiator grille. The black claddings all around have also been maintained, continuing to provide a sleek yet rugged look for the CX-30.

Standard exterior equipment for the base CKD Mazda CX-30 includes:

  • LED Headlights with auto on/off function
  • Bulb-type Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
  • LED taillights
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers with intermittent function
  • Keyless entry
  • Power adjustable side mirrors
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Material-coloured radiator grille
  • Ventilated disc front brakes
  • Solid disc rear brakes
  • 16-inch wheels

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The High variant adds on:

  • Signature Illumination for the LED headlights
  • LED DRLs
  • Signature Illumination for LED taillights
  • Black radiator grille
  • Power tailgate
  • Front and Rear parking sensors
  • 18-inch wheels

Up a tier, the High+ variant is identical to the High variant in terms of the exterior. The range-topping High+ Premium adds on the following to the exterior:

  • Power sunroof with sliding & tilt glass

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In terms of powertrain, the biggest change to the Mazda CX-30 is the omission of both the all-wheel drive (AWD) drivetrain (previously available in the Ignite AWD variant) and the diesel engine (previously available in the 1.8L High variant). Across the range, the CKD Mazda CX-30 gets a single powertrain option which is the – 2.0-litre naturally aspirated 4-cylinder option. Details of the powertrain are as such:

  • Engine: 2.0-litre naturally aspirated 4-cylinder, DOHC, VVT, SkyActiv-G
  • Max. power output: 162 hp @ 6,000rpm
  • Max. torque: 213 Nm @ 4,000rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic with Manual Shift Mode, SkyActiv-Drive
  • Drivetrain: Front engine, Front-wheel drive (FWD)
  • Fuel tank capacity: 51 litres
  • Fuel efficiency: 6.4 l/100km


Like the exterior, the interior of the Mazda CX-30 remains unchanged. Standard interior equipment on the base variant includes:

  • Engine start/stop button
  • Steering wheel multi-control switches
  • Tilt & telescopic steering adjustment
  • 7-inch TFT LCD instrument cluster
  • 8.8-inch infotainment display unit
  • Reverse camera
  • one-touch power window for all windows
  • 8-way manually adjustable driver seat
  • 6-way manually adjustable front passenger seat
  • Fabric seats
  • Manual air conditioning adjustment

The High variant adds the following interior features:

  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • Paddle shifters
  • Dual-zone auto air conditioning
  • Rear air vents
  • 10-way power adjustable driver seat with memory function
  • Leather seats

The High+ variant is identical to the High variant in terms of interior features. Meanwhile, the range-topping High+ Premium variant adds on:

  • Frameless rear-view mirror with auto-dimming function
  • 360° camera view

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In the safety department, the locally-assembled Mazda CX-30 is equipped with driver & front passenger airbags, front side airbags, front & rear curtain airbags, and a knee airbag for the driver. Also standard are features like anti-lock braking system (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Traction Control System (TCS), Hill Launch Assist (HLA), and Auto Hold Function.

The base Standard variant gets no advanced safety features. The High variant adds on:

  • Adaptive Front lighting system

Up a tier, The High+ variant adds on:

  • High Beam Control (HBC)
  • Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)
  • Lane-Keep Assist System (LAS)
  • Driver Attention Alert (DAA)
  • Front & Rear Smart Brake Support (SBS)
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) with Stop & Go function

The range-topping High+ Premium variant ups things a notch with the following add ons over the High+:

  • Adaptive LED Headlamps
  • Front Cross Traffic Alert (FCTA)
  • Driver Attention Alert (DAA) with Driver Monitoring
  • Cruising & Traffic Support (CTS)

Pricing & Warranty

To recap, the Mazda CX-30’s prices from RM128,109 for the Standard variant up to RM156,109 for the range-topping High+ Premium variant. Premium body colours will incur an additional cost of RM2,000. Included in the price of the CKD Mazda CX-30 are a 5-year/100,000 km manufacturer warranty and a 5-year/100,000 km free maintenance package.



  1. Utterly way overpriced.
    Previously many were condemning Toyota for their higH prices but to me Mazda has dethroned Toyota in terms of highly overpriced piece of junk.


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