Mazda CX-3 2019
In the near future, the Japanese concern plans to present an updated version of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 crossover to European customers.
The release of a new generation of models is eagerly awaited by many connoisseurs of spectacular Mazda crossovers, because among the advantages of the model:
The company launched the 1st generation of cars with improved off-road qualities under the designations CX-3 in 2014. The novelty has replaced the Mazda 2 subcompact in the model lineup. The compact crossover has rapidly gained popularity due to its extraordinary and bright exterior, as well as decent technical equipment.
Restyling is associated not only with a long period of release of the first generation of the car, but also with the advent of new modifications of similar mini-crossovers from competitors. Such vehicles are considered to be:
- Nissan Juke;
- Mitsubishi ASX;
- Suzuki CX4;
- Geely Atlas;
- Honda HR-V;
- Renault Duster.
Updates for the Mazda CX-3, which will be released at the end of 2018, affected not only the exterior, but also the interior, as well as numerous car equipment.
On the photos presented by the Mazda concern, the Reystalingovaya version of the CX-3 of 2018-2019, it can be clearly seen that significant changes have occurred in the design of the crossover.
In the front of the next version of the car designers used:
- enlarged grille with four longitudinal inserts and a significant chrome edging;
- rectangular fog lights, integrated at an angle into the bumper;
- wide lower air intake with longitudinal stripe;
- triangular design of LED optics;
- high lines stamping hood.
In the front of the car, a wave-like stamping on the wings and doors, large side mirrors, as well as the bottom line of windows with smooth transitions look attractive.
The aft part is very similar to the CX-5 model and is characterized by a stepped bumper, large combined lamps and round exhaust diffusers.
Very well, the new dynamic exterior image of the CX-3, complements the traditional parameters of the car with improved permeability: high ground clearance, protective inserts in the wheel arches, a dark underweight around the entire perimeter of the body.
Inside the updated version of the crossover also made interesting decisions. First of all it concerns the design of the central tunnel. The use of an electronic handbrake made it possible to install the front armrest, place the cup holders on the tunnel and install several keys to control the vehicle systems.
The multi-tiered center console is still equipped with round diffusers of climatic equipment, fitted with a touch monitor of a multimedia complex and a glove box.
Ergonomic cabin parameters improve:
- wide front seats;
- multifunction steering wheel;
- digital dashboard with enlarged anti-glare visor;
- door armrests of the new form.
The design of the rear seats has not changed much with the exception of increasing options for the backrest tilt.
In the interior decoration used high-quality materials: plastic, antiwear fabric, carpet, elements of chrome edging. Also, according to the manufacturer, special inserts were used to reduce the noise in the cabin.
Specifications and equipment
Dimensions of Mazda CX-3 crossover have not changed and are:
|Width||1 770 mm|
|Height||1 550 mm|
|Cabin length||1 810 mm|
|Cabin width||1,440 mm|
|Cabin height||1 210 mm|
The capacity of the trunk is only 350 liters, however, with the folded second row of seats, the volume increases to 1,250 liters.
As the power units for the Mazda CX-3 2018-2019 model year are four-cylinder engines with the following technical characteristics:
|Diesel||1.50 l||106.0 l. from.|
|Petrol||2.00 l||121.0 l. from.|
|Petrol||2.00 l||150.0 liters from.|
In the basic version of the crossover will receive a front-wheel drive. Optionally available wheel drive performance. For completing the transmission are 6-speed manual or 6-way automatic.
The updated CX-3 is equipped with modern equipment, which should include:
- keyless access;
- remote start of the motor;
- all-round visibility;
- electric heating of all seats;
- controllers of light, rain, pressure in the wheels;
- multifunctional steering wheel;
- LED adaptive optics;
- navigation complex;
- 8 inch monitor;
- assistant when starting off on the rise and in the parking lot;
- Cruise control;
- the ability to track road signs and lanes;
- panoramic roof (optional);
- projection display (optional);
- variable brightness and color LED interior lighting;
- automatic braking;
- thickened rear windows;
- 16-inch wheels.
Price and start of sales
Implementation of the restyled version of the crossover in Europe is planned after the traditional Paris Motor Show is held in October. For European customers, Mazda will present six options for completing the new version of the CX-3 2018-2019 model year, and the initial price will be 18.5 thousand euros. On the possibilities and timing of the sale of the car in our country, the Japanese company at the moment did not provide information.