Mazda’s latest crossover SUV, the CX-3, made its established debut at the 2014 LA Auto Show in November. The model was then presented to the European public at the 2015 Geneva Motor Present. The latest newcomer to japan automaker’s SUV family is actually the littlest of them all. The 2016 hatchback cars Mazda CX-3 will hit the American dealerships in the summer of 2015, while the vehicle will be imported exclusively from Hiroshima, Japan.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Design
The upcoming 2016 Mazda CX-3 is established on the same underpinnings as the fourth-generation Mazda 2. The CX-3 and Mazda 2 share the same wheelbase but the CX-3 SUV is 215 mm longer and fifty-five mm taller compared to the Mazda 2 model. Concerning the exterior appearance, the CX-3 looks like a downsized version of the CX-5 SUV which is 300 mm much longer. The interior, however, appears like the one found in the Mazda 2.
The 2016 Mazda CX-3, as the circumstance with all of the company’s models since 2011, features the recognizable KODO- Soul of Motion design. The vehicle is also based on the full array of SKYACTIV technology. A lot of-of the striking features of this great SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE (SUV) will include a distinctive grille, plenty of round shapes merged with a blacked away C-pillar that creates an illusion of your floating rooftop. The headlights share the same pattern which has the ones found on the redesigned CX-5 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE.
The cabin provides a modern and exceptionally functional design. Apart from the superior quality materials, the interior design is underlined by such details as the spherical air vents and high shine black elements. Also, there is a head-up-display (HUD) and Mazda’s Connect infotainment system. As for the safety systems, the CX-3 is replete with the latest technology. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 SUV will use Mazda’s SKYACTIV chassis that absorbs the external effects. That prevents the body from deforming in certain situations. There will end up being the SRS airbag system, while the seats feature a special safety design that protects passenger’s heads.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Machines
The latest Mazda’s crossover will be sold in all global market segments. That is one of the key reasons for it is a comprehensive portfolio of power plants. For illustration, the US version of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 will be offered with a 2. 0-liter SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine with direct injection, available in two variants that produce 120 hp and 165 hp respectively. Besides that same engine, the CX-3 will offer with a diesel-powered unit on the European market. Particularly, the 5-liter SKYACTIV-D engine that generates 105 horsepower. In addition to these two engines, Mazda will give a four-cylinder 1. 3-liter SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine.
Almost all of the power plants as well available with either the SKYACTIV-MT manual or the SKYACTIV-Drive computerized indication. While the front-wheel-drive comes standard, all-wheel drive variations should be optional. As well, all the engines boast great fuel efficiency as well since CO2 emissions.
Relating for some unofficial announcements, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 for the ALL OF US market ought at 20 dollars, 000. With an affordable pricing and excellent performance, this crossover will be able to use it rivaling other models in the segment. Those range from the Opel Mokka, Honda HR-V, Nissan Juke, Jeep Rebel, Renault Captur, Suzuki Vitara and others.