2018 Mazda CX-3 Updates

What can we say about new 2018 Mazda CX-3? First of all, the word is about the baby when is the SUV lineup in the question. On the other side, this subcompact SUV looks like a little brother from bigger CX-5. In the moment when it came to the market 2015, the manufacturer had the intention to make an urban vehicle for everyday driving. We think it succeeded in this. For the latest iteration, Japanese carmaker brings some updates. According to the description, technology package and equipment adopts new things. The exterior design retains same modern look where dominate Kodo design language. In the basis, the platform was taken from Mazda 2 with the same wheelbase. In addition, length and wide will get a bigger size than Mazda 2. It’s normally because now speak about SUV body. Finally, engines will adopt some advanced technology in order to reach better efficiency.

2018 Mazda CX-3-front view

2018 Mazda CX-3 Safety

The small platform very well integrates i-Activesense safety systems. Due to that, IIHS gives to 2017 Mazda CX-3 Top Safety Pick + award. That is the best rate which was could get. Of course, there is small space for advancing in the headlights and using of child set anchors. The 2018 Mazda CX-3 eliminate mentioned objections. Now we can conclude that is one of the safest SUV in the segment. The expanded safety list includes also an autonomous emergency braking system with the possibility of pedestrian detection.

2018 Mazda CX-3 Exterior

As we said in the introduction, the exterior design keeps upscale look with high the quality of finishing. For example, panels have smooth surfaces with some aerodynamic characteristic. Further, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 looks sporty with recognizable corporate front grille. The roof has a slope. All four wheels come with 17-inch of size. Perhaps will only change be noticeable on the front and rear damper. Everything else will retain original appearance. The list includes also air intake kit, roof spoilers, side skirts, colored accents and much more.

2018 Mazda CX-3-rear view

2018 Mazda CX-3 Specification

The engine specification is very interesting. In fact, the customer can select between two gasolines and one diesel engine. The 2018 Mazda CX-3 provides upgrades in SkyActiv-D diesel engineā€. Namely, 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine expects new reduction system. That means to reduce turbo and boosting torque. In translation, you couldn’t make a difference between diesel and petrol engine. You feel equality. For people who like gasoline engines, there are 1.5 L and 2.0 four cylinder units. All of the engines come with six-speed manual and automatic transmission. Torque will be sent to the front wheels and all four wheels. Last but not least, engineers have made efforts to install the new suspension.

2018 Mazda CX-3 Interior

What about the interior? The driver can manage with more precision steering wheel. On this way, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 increases controllability and stability during riding. Also, there are many other extras which have an impact that you feel comfortable. The new dashboard, leather steering wheel, auto-folding side mirrors etc. Stay tuned.

2018 Mazda CX-3-interior

2018 Mazda CX-3 Price

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 will change its price compared to previous. It could be from $21,000 to $27,500. Key competitors are Honda HR-V and Jeep Renegade.

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