2018 Mazda CX-3 Further Improves Upon a Subcompact Crossover Class With Added Refinement And Features

Entry-Level Crossover Gains New Safety, Luxury and Technology Features At a Lower Price

  • 2018 Mazda CX-3 starts during an MSRP1 of $19,995
  • Smart City Brake Support is now customary opposite CX-3 range, fasten Mazda3 Sport and CX-9
  • Newly accessible facilities embody a full-colour Active Driving Display, energy driver’s chair with memory settings and exhilarated steering wheel
  • Complementing Mazda’s predictive i-ACTIV all-wheel expostulate is standard, disdainful G-Vectoring Control, helping in steering, handling, fortitude and confidence
  • The framework and steering have been entirely revised for softened handling, larger comfort and softened sound suppression

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ – Already a standout for a considerable fuel-efficiency, award-winning design, tip reserve scores, energetic pushing dynamics and upscale amenities, a Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover SUV has undergone a initial spin of courteous improvements, treating drivers to an considerable value with accessible facilities they competence not find in vehicles costing twice as much.

2018 Mazda CX-3 (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

Newly customary for each trim spin is Smart City Brake Support, that can automatically request a brakes in puncture situations next 30 km/h (19 mph). CX-3 joins several other vehicles in Mazda’s lineup as carrying this vicious square of reserve apparatus as standard, including a 2018 Mazda3 Sport five-door hatchback and CX-9 seven-passenger crossover.

CX-3’s pushing knowledge is complemented by Mazda’s disdainful G-Vectoring Control, that uses a engine in and with steering and stifle inputs to minutely revoke engine torque, putting some-more weight on a front wheels and creation a steering feel some-more linear and direct. As a result, a motorist is means to advantage some-more certainty and control behind a wheel.

The entry-level CX-3 GX trim is now accessible with a choice of primer or involuntary delivery in front-wheel drive, and is interconnected with a 2.0 litre SKYACTIV-G engine. The CX-3 GX also comes customary with pull symbol start, atmosphere conditioning, dual USB ports, backup camera, Bluetooth hands-free job and audio pairing and Mazda Connect, among a prolonged list of other features. Mazda Connect facilities a customary 7-inch, full-colour arrangement that combines infotainment and evidence functions in one place, tranquil by voice commands, a touchscreen while during delay or a Commander control doorknob when a car is in motion.

The mid-level CX-3 GS replaces CX-3 GX’s 16-inch steel wheels with covers for 16-inch amalgamate wheels and upgrades a customary cloth seats to exhilarated reward class cloth seats. CX-3 GS also comes with involuntary on/off headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and exhilarated side mirrors with integrated spin signals. Newly customary facilities for CX-3 GS embody Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a exhilarated steering wheel, and involuntary meridian control.

The Luxury Package escalates Mazda’s mid-trim indication with a energy moonroof, leatherette-trimmed upholstery with Lux Suede inserts, black soothing hold front row with red stitching and satin chrome band, satin chrome front and back middle doorway handles and scale set trim, and front and back doorway armrests and centre console side accents in dim red with red stitching.

The newly combined i-ACTIVSENSE Package adds Mazda’s operation of active reserve equipment, including Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC), Smart Brake Support (SBS), Forward Obstruction Warning (FOW), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), High Beam Control System (HBC), Distance Recognition Support System (DRSS), LED headlights with automobile levelling, Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), LED back multiple lights with signature lighting, and colour Active Driving Display (ADD).

Finally, a CX-3 GT builds on a GS Luxury Package and includes Pure White or black leather with red accents and Lux Suede upholstery, 18-inch amalgamate wheels, 10-way energy driver’s seat, energy driver’s lumbar support, 2-position motorist memory seat, adaptive LED headlights, LED haze lights, LED daytime using lights, Mazda Navigation, BOSE reward audio with 7-speakers, modernized keyless entry, a full-colour Active Driving Display head-up section and paddle shifters.

The GT Technology Package tops off CX-3 with Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC), Smart Brake Support (SBS) for highway speeds, Forward Obstruction Warning (FOW), Lane-Departure Warning System (LDWS), High Beam Control (HBC), Distance Recognition Support System (DRSS), Traffic Sign Recognition, and SiriusXM satellite radio with giveaway 6-month subscription.

While many improvements can be seen in a cabin, some of CX-3’s biggest changes can usually be felt from behind a circle such as revised cessation bushings, new front reduce control arms, recalibrated dampers and new engine mounts, all designed to advantage CX-3’s already class-leading framework dynamics. Further, a 2018 CX-3 comes with softened doorway seals, thicker back potion and sound termination mats combined underneath a building and dashboard for a some-more refined, “Mazda Premium” experience.

And, since Mazda’s engineering group doesn’t trust in watchful for vital redesigns to exercise changes that advantage consumers, stifle and delivery responsiveness have also been improved, complementing Mazda’s “Jinba Ittai”—horse and supplement as one—driving philosophy.

All CX-3 models sole in Canada come with a customary SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine that delivers a 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque, interconnected for a initial time with an fit SKYACTIV-MT 6-speed primer delivery in a GX trim. A SKYACTIV-DRIVE 6-speed involuntary delivery is also available. Front-wheel expostulate is standard; Mazda’s predictive i-ACTIV all-wheel expostulate is accessible on each trim level, feeding information from 27 sensors found in CX-3 to envision highway conditions and send energy wherever it’s indispensable but a unnerving drivetrain reactions or slipping that can be felt in some competitors during severe conditions.

MSRP for all CX-3 models is as follows:

 

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The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is on sale now during all Mazda dealers opposite Canada.

Mazda Canada Inc. is obliged for a sales and marketing, patron use and tools support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a national network of 165 dealerships. For additional information revisit Mazda Canada’s media website during www.media.mazda.ca.

 

SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.