The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is brand new model from Mazda for 2016. The Mazda CX-3 is a subcompact 5-passenger crossover SUV, come in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels. The Mazda CX-3 Sport starts with 16-inches steel wheels, automatic headlights, dual exhaust pipes, a rear roof spoiler, windshield wipers Variable intermittent, cloth upholstery, push-button ignition, a driver’s seat with adjustable height, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, full power accessories, cruise control, air conditioning , Bluetooth, a reversing camera, a six-speaker audio system, voice commands and a 7-inches display interface with a button Redundant rotary knob on the center console.
The 2016 Mazda CX-3 Touring package come with blind-spot interface with cross-traffic alert, keyless entry and ignition, heated seats, a front center armrest line, heated mirrors, synthetic leather and cloth upholstery, and steering wheel leather shift knob.
The 2016 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring adds Adaptive LED headlights, LED fog lights and rear lights, a sunroof, improved instrumentation, a head-up display, leather and imitation suede upholstery, a system of navigation, automatic climate control, steering wheel paddles, a rear cargo cover and a Bose sound system with seven speakers with HD Radio and satellite radio. If you want a Mazda CX-3 Touring with a little more luxury, you can have a premium package, the sunroof of the Grand Touring, rear cargo cover and Bose audio system included.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Interior
2016 cabin CX-3 is an excellent overall performance, transmits with high quality materials and stylish dashboard, the style and sophistication. Large central speedometer of the Grand Touring and integrated digital speedometer are easy to read and look good; Head-up display appears on turned, however, and the lower fairing has to do with a group of ordinary gauge. All orders have a 7-inch touch-screen interface. It has sharp graphics, and we like to practice auxiliary control button in the center console, although we found that some simple tasks – switching between satellite radio stations, for example – require to achieve a number of steps.
Front seats of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 offer exceptional comfort for this segment, with the pleasantly firm support for long trips and sufficient lateral reinforcement for spirited drives. As with most sub-compact crossovers, the rear passenger comfort will depend on who sit opposite – if you’re behind a tall person, you’ll probably find the legs to become scarce.
Cargo capacity in the Mazda CX-3 is decidedly more modest, recording 12.4 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 44.5 cubes with the rear seats folded. This is the standard stereo, through; If you get the Bose system, its subwoofer boot lid reduces these figures at 10.1 and 42.3 on. For context, the HR-V can swallow up to 58.8 cubic feet of stuff.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Engine
2016 Mazda CX-3 is equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder rated at 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft torque. A 6-speed auto transmission is the only available. Front-wheel drive comes standard with all-wheel drive optional for all equipment variants. In performance tests, accelerated a Grand Touring CX-3-wheel front from zero to 60 mph in 8.5 seconds, faster than the average for this segment. EPA-estimated fuel economy of controls in 31 combined mpg (29 mpg highway / 35 mpg city) with front wheel drive and 29 mpg combined (27 city / highway 32) with four-wheel drive. On actual driving loop, our test vehicle with front-wheel drive reached a solid 31.4 mpg.
2016 Mazda CX-3 Safety
Every 2016 Mazda CX-3 comes standard with antilock brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and a rearview camera. As indicated above, the Touring adds a Blind Spot Monitor along Cross Traffic notification while the Grand Touring are equipped with an i-actiVsens package that includes advanced as collision protection system technologies front with automatic braking. In braking tests, a Grand Touring CX-Drive front-wheel-3 stopped 60 mph in 121 feet, an average distance a little shorter for the 2016 Mazda CX-3.