The 2016 Mazda CX-3 offers sharp style, lightheaded performance and impressive fuel economy in an all-new SUV platform among the increasing list of subcompact crossovers SUV. The good side is the Mazda CX-3 comes with the powerful engines in the class, unique styling, and upmarket interior. Unfortunately, it has possible fewer passenger and cargo room than some rivals. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is how Mazda separate the difference between crossover and hatchback while many car makers try dividing the crossover SUV class. This is done by Decreasing Mazda’s larger CX-5 crossover into the smaller CX-3. The CX-3 is 11 inches shorter, 4 inches shorter, and 3 inches narrower than the CX-5. The CX-3 actually is comparable with the Mazda 2 subcompact hatchback. This car fills the gap between the larger CX-5 and the too hatchback Mazda 3.
There is the most inspired interior inside the new Mazda CX-3 but not the Mazda’s leading-edge interior design. The Mazda CX-3 uses the Mazda 3 cabin give over and with fine points in a compact Audi. Model with higher trim levels have better interior than the CX-5 and Mazda 6, with colored and metallic plates and burrs, sewn and padded synthetic leather wrap, and suede and genuine leather seat fabric. There is Bluetooth connectivity, Aha Internet radio, entertainment and navigation dial controller, smartphone integration, and hands-free text messaging, and touchscreen display.
The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is powered by a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine, the same unit that gives power to the Mazda 3 and CX-5. Although there is no information about the CX-3’s power figures, the engine on the other two cars can generate 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. The weightier CX-5’s EPA fuel economy rates 29 mpg in combined driving. This engine would make the lighter, smaller CX-3 strong and fuel-efficient car. The only available transmission for the U.S. market is a six-speed automatic that is connected to either the standard front-wheel drive or an optional new generation all-wheel-drive system. Unfortunately, the American sales could not enjoy the diesel four-cylinder engine and manual transmission that is offered elsewhere in the world.
Release Date And Price
The Mazda CX-3 will be available in dealership in the summer of 2015 in the U.S. there is no official information about the pricing but $20,000 is expected to be the base model cost. The car would compete with the Chevrolet Trax that comes with comparable instrument and interior quality. Another closest competitor in all-new subcompact crossover segment is the Honda HR-V with lavish passenger and cargo room.