Mazda is a well-known brand in the automobile industry since a long time. The company produces many quality SUVs and crossovers which have gained repute over the years. Sheer hard work and consistency are the utmost significance of their vehicles.The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is the latest thing Mazda wants to gift their customers as they have promised to facelift this particular SUV in the best possible way. Appearance, performance, technology, and safety- everything will be taken care of in this refresh.
2018 Mazda CX-3: Changes and Improvements
Many demands and suggestions have dropped into their account from customers which they will give importance to this time. Therefore it is proved once again that Mazda does care a lot about what their customers want. After all, they are here to fulfill customer’s demands.
The CX-3 is highly popular for the unique KODO design that it has got. This makes it different from other vehicles of Mazda. Many people are expecting drastic exterior changes in CX-3 this time. But that will not be the case. KODO is the thing that makes this SUV different from all other models, and that is why 2018 Mazda CX-3 will retain its KODO design.
Obviously, there will be few modifications in its exterior, but the basic structure will remain as it is. Accommodation in the interior cabin will be up to 5 people. The luggage space might be opened up a bit this time.
The SUV is not lagging behind in terms of technological consoles. It has got USB port, AUX port, Bluetooth for audio streaming and hands free calling, Wi-Fi, automatic rain sensing wipers, climate control, heated seats, etc.
Among safety features, it has got dual airbags, traction control, rear view camera for parking benefit, ABS, automatic lane assistance, lane departure warning, child lock, etc. Aerodynamics have been improved in this facelift so that air friction will be less, and hence the performance will be enhanced.
Engine and Fuel Economy
Under the hood, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 is likely to incorporate a 2.0-liter engine as the base version. This engine will produce a power of up to 155 HP with a torque of around 149 lb-ft. In all probability, there will be other versions of engine with a higher rating.
This model takes around 9.5 seconds of time to reach 60 mph from 0. Though the exact fuel economy has not yet been revealed, it is expected to increase to some extent since the engine quality is being improved as tuning will be done.
Price and Arrival
The 2018 CX-3 has been fixed with a price of around $20,000 for the base version which will reach up to $2,000 for the highest version. The price is very reasonable and affordable. This SUV is supposed to hit the market by the beginning of next year.