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2015 Mazda CX-3 release date
New compact crossover Mazda CX-3 2015 officially presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014.
The new crossover Mazda CX-3 2015-2016 became the fifth model in the lineup of the Japanese manufacturer, has received not only shaped body design in the style of Kodo, but the entire arsenal of modern technologies Skyactiv. The start of production and sales of the new compact crossover Mazda CX-3 in Japan is scheduled for spring 2015, North America auto novelty will appear in the summer, and in Europe in autumn.
Release date: summer 2015
Within the auto show in Los Angeles, the Japanese company also presented as news 2015-2016 model year Obnovlenie version of the sedan and Mazda 6 wagon, crossover Mazda CX 5.
First impressions of the appearance of a new SUV Mazda CX-3 cause a lot of positive emotions. Official photo and video Mazda CX 3 demonstrate the freshness and charm of the compact crossover. Class, super, and just mind-blowing design of the new compact Mazda CX3. It is a pity that the novelty have been preparing for serial production for so long, and competition from a new segment of crossovers In the class managed to hit the jackpot. But… the Mazda CX-3 has all the chances to spoil sales statistics not only Opel Mokka and Chevrolet Tracker, Ford EcoSport, Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008, Jeep Renegade, Honda Vezel, Fiat 500X, but the acknowledged leader Nissan Juke.
2015 Mazda CX-3 exterior
Crossover Mazda CX-3 is built on the platform of a new generation of hatchback Mazda 2, but bigger than the “Two” and looks like a reduced in size crossover Mazda CX-5. At the same time, the appearance of new is not only similar to Mazda CX-5, but to the Mazda 2, Mazda 3 and even the new generation Roadster Mazda MX-5.
External body dimensions Mazda CX-3 2015-2016 are 4275 mm in length, 1765 mm in width, 1550 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,570 mm and 160 mm ground clearance (clearance), the length of the front overhang of the body – 910 mm, length rear overhang – 795 mm front wheels track – 1525 mm, rear wheels track – 1520 mm. Crossover, depending on level of equipment can be equipped with wheels from 16 to 18 inches.
The new body is manufactured using high-strength steel – 63%, ultrahigh-strength steel – 29% and even 4% allocated to modern steels with tensile strength greater than 1180 MPa.
The front part of the crossover body demonstrates the elegance and sophistication of lines and details. Neat headlights with original twists tracks, led daytime running lights and lens optics, stylish grille with harmonious chrome finish, unique and elegant bumper with large air intakes and a vertically inclined streaks of fog lamps.
Profile body looks like the body of an athlete, and it seems that under hollow metal surfaces are hidden powerful muscles. Elegant arches of the front wheels, powerful door, sport mirrors on legs, high upgoing to the stern wavy line of the windows, smooth roof line, tidy up the rear of the body.
Feed the new Japanese compact crossover solved in the style of charged hatchbacks. The small size of the tailgate with a miniature glass topped spoiler, blacked out rear roof rack, compact lamps marker lamps perched high on a car body, a powerful bumper. When considering the body of the new Mazda CX-3 only powerful plastic bodykit impersonates the crossover nature of the new.
Article about the 2015 Mazda CX-3 has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
2015 Mazda CX-3 interior
The interior of the new crossover Mazda CX-3 is for five passengers, despite its modest dimensions wheelbase in 2570 mm. Internal dimensions of the cabin are 1810 mm in length, 1435 mm in width, 1210 mm in height.
Back seats set higher than the front seats for a better view and to provide more margin space for passengers’ feet. The interior of the compact crossover, the CX-3 is almost exactly copies the interior of hatchback Mazda 2 platform.
The driver’s seat with exemplary organization and control layout: compact multifunction steering wheel, stylish and informative dashboard, central console with a minimal set of necessary equipment and 7-inch color touch screen multimedia complex Mazda Connect, comfort and comfortable seat with thick padding, high-quality materials and careful assemble.
As additional options possible to equip the Mazda CX-3 with complex i-Activsense security systems, leather trim, a projection display, dual-zone climate control, adaptive cruise control, keyless access, panoramic sunroof and other.
The trunk of the Mazda CX 3, of course, is also compact. The volume of the luggage compartment with the normal position of the backseats is 365 liters.
2015 Mazda CX-3 specifications
It is optional to buy a new SUV with a gasoline 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G engine (two power options) or diesel 1.5-liter Skyactiv-D engine, front-or all-wheel drive, 6 speed manual Skyactiv-MT gearbox or Skyactiv-Drive (automatic). With the start of sales though Mazda CX-3 will be offered only with front-wheel drive. Because the platform from the hatchback Mazda 2 implies the existence of a simple rear suspension with torsion beam, but the Japanese company promises that the advent of FWD version of crossover with the latest all-wheel drive and independent rear multi-link suspension will take place very soon.
2015 Mazda CX-3 video review
PHOTO OF 2015 Mazda CX-3
- Engine Type : coming soon
- Engine Size : coming soon
- Cylinders : coming soon
- Max. Torque : coming soon
- Max. Power : coming soon
- Pwr:Wgt Ratio : coming soon
- Bore & Stroke : coming soon
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