2016 Mazda CX-3 Overview and Photo Gallery
2016 Mazda CX-3 officially released, the crossovers and the SUVs that will target the compact segment. These models take the floor at the LA Auto Show 2014. In its class, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 will challenge the rivals such as Nissan Juke, Honda HR-V, until Ford Ecosport.
As with other Mazda models, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 adopted the Kodo design language. At first glance looks like the All-New Mazda2 from the front and the back, because this car is built using the same platform as the Mazda2 with 2,570 mm wheelbase.
When compared with the latest Mazda2, the dimensions look longer 215 mm (4,275 mm) and higher 55 mm (1,550 mm). Meanwhile, look exactly the same width.
Not only from the outside, on the inside, Mazda also splits design. The interior looks exactly as the Mazda2, ranging from the dashboard, the design of entertainment devices, to the instrument panel and steering wheel.
Mazda offers the 2016 Mazda CX-3 in two drive versions, front-wheel and all-wheel drive. The same machine with the Mazda2, using a type of four-cylinder SKYACTIV 2.0. No details were released, but most likely transmission using a 6-speed SKYACTIV-type.
Especially for European consumers, will be offered in three engine options, namely: 2.0 SKYACTIV gasoline with two different power outputs, as well as diesel engine with 1.5 SKYACTIV-D. All paired with a manual or automatic transmission.
Marks the global launch will be carried out in Japan and Europe in spring 2015 (range from March to May). While in the United States will be officially rolled into summer 2015 (in the range from June to August).
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