Mazda has updated the compact “SUV” CX-3

Mazda has updated the compact “SUV” CX-3

This is the second update for “SUV” Mazda CX-3: first, the model has undergone in 2016. Then “Japanese” has got a different steering wheel, a G-Vectoring Control (redistributes supplied to the drive front-wheel torque in different phases of the movement) and other new options. The current restyling touched on the exterior and interior.

So, the Mazda CX-3 2019 model year retouched grille in the front bumper, there are chrome decorative strips, changed the “filling” of the rear lights. Plus the crossover has received 18-inch alloy wheels new design.

Inside, redesigned Central tunnel, the front panel covered in faux suede. Instead of a manual Park brake mounted electric (with auto hold function), so changed the layout of the buttons. Front seats – new, top-end versions, they can be upholstered in leather. In addition, the CX-3 improved insulation: door panel and glass in the rear doors became thicker.

In the American market crossover will be offered with upgraded petrol engine Skyactiv-G 2.0 direct injection: engine output increased from 148 to 150 HP, torque increased from 198 to 201 Nm. Also reduced internal friction, the engine, according to Mazda, it became more economical. The motor is combined with a dedicated six “automatic”, the actuator front or full.

In the United States sales of the updated Mazda CX-3 will start soon, price yet to be announced. Pre-reform “SUV” costs from 20 $ 110 (excluding tax and shipping), which is equivalent to approximately 1 160 000 rubles at the current exchange rate. In the US the demand for the crossover is quite weak: 16 355 sold last year machines. For comparison, the Kia Soul in 2017 dispersed across the country with a circulation of 115 712 copies, and Honda HR-V found 94 034 master.

Mazda has updated the compact SUV CX-3Mazda considered the possibility of release CX-3 in our market, but a positive decision, apparently, has not yet been adopted.