Sub compact crossover SUV (Sports Utility Vehicles) has a market that is growing real fast all over the world for quite a few years. Numerous car manufacturers have tried their hand in this market. Some have succeeded while some have failed miserably. But, Mazda undoubtedly remains a winner and along with the arrival of its brand new 2016 Mazda CX-3, this is obviously going in a positive direction for Mazda. This will help them to leave formidable competitors like Honda far behind their back. This latest CX-3 from Mazda promises a lot among which the likes of sharp styling, powerful performance and astonishing amount of fuel consumption are included. All in all, this bite size SUV from Mazda is going to be a power package in the sub compact crossover SUV market.
- Distinctive and matchless stylish all over the car’s body
- Boasts of one of the strongest engines in the sub compact crossover SUV class.
- Fashionable and chic interior design.
Slightly Less Positive Aspect:
- In all probability will face a reduction in space for passengers as well as luggage and cargo, which is one of the main features in the sub compact crossover SUV class.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Exterior and Interior
Mazda has successfully and seamlessly combined the best of both hatchbacks and crossover Sports Utility Vehicles in its latest 2016 CX-3. This car shares a lot of its outlook from the Mazda CX-5, only it is a little smaller in size – around 11 inches from lengthwise around 4 inches height wise and around 3 inches sidewise. It may look a lot like Mazda CX-5, but inside it is similar to the Mazda 2 hatch. The trimmed down boot space will be no larger than 12.4 cubic feet.
Here too, inspiration for the design has come from the Mazda 3. 2016 Mazda CX-3 has such rich features that could even make an Audi feel shy. The upholstery consists of a lot of stitching and sewing made by hand with seats being covered by upholstery made from genuine quality leather and suede. All over the cabin, one will get to see colors playing in the form of metallic accents and colored panels.
Bluetooth connectivity, Mazda Connect Infotainment System with integration facility for smart phones as well as satellite radio will come as a standard feature which will make your ride enjoyable and hassle free. This car will also have hands-free text messaging service and a touch enabled display, which will house the controls for the car as well as entertainment options.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Engine Specs
2016 Mazda CX-3 will run on a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine, similar to that in both Mazda 3 and Mazda CX-5. This engine will be able to produce a power of around 155 brake horsepower as well as 150 pound feet of torque. A fuel economy higher than 29 mpg combined will be offered by this engine. A six speed automatic gearbox with front-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive will be offered.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Release Date and Price
Prices and release date of 2016 Mazda CX-3 are a mystery as it is yet to be announced by Mazda.