Preview of the latest Mazda CX-3 this time in LA
This week, at the auto show in Los Angeles, the Japanese auto manufacturer Mazda has presented its new subcompact crossover –the totally new CX-3, which is expected on the auto market next year as a car of 2016 model year.
It is noticeable, the novelty looks similar to the latest Mazda 2. The new subcompact crossover of Mazda will meet the competition with other models of that segment such as Honda HR-B, Jeep Renegade, Fiat 500X and Chevrolet Trax.
The CX-3 for the U.S. auto market is equipped with the 2.0-liter Skyactive-G four-cylinder engine, which is able to produce the output of 155 horsepower and the torque of 150 lb-ft of the torque. For other auto markets, the novelty comes with the 1.5-liter Skyactive-D four-cylinder diesel engine.
The new CX-3 gets the six-speed automatic gearbox as standard. The model will be available with front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive. In addition, that Mazda’s model has the back torsion bar suspension, front strut and the electric power steering.
The technical characteristics include the i-Activesense passive and active safety system. Moreover, the novelty will get the brand’s connect infotainment system.
This Los Angeles auto show includes some premiers –the 2016 Mazda 6, the updated compact crossover CX-5 of 2016 model year and the sports car MX-5 of 2016 as well.