Mazda3 comes refined, enriched and more powerful. Here are some details
Continuing to raise its profile as one of the best choices in the C segment, Mazda3 hatchback and sedan model lineup has been further refined with the new and powerful Euro 6-compliant, 105hp (78kW) SKYACTIV-D 1.5 turbodiesel.
As any vehicle enthusiast will tell you, this upgrade significantly increases Mazda3's competitiveness in the segment. But not only that: the new engine also features low compression ratio of 14:8:1 and distinctive variable turbine geometry turbocharger. What it does is to generate CO2 emissions as low as 99g/km and to return average fuel economy from just 3.8l/100km.
And as expected, this is just one aspect of the overall improvement. Along with the precise SKYACTIV technology, the vehicle also catches the eye with KODO - Soul of Motion design. With its innovative, lightweight and ultra-stiff body construction, the Mazda3 remains one of the lightest and most elegant vehicles in the whole C-segment.
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Also, for 2016 model year, the brand enhanced looks and convenience with 18-inch dark alloy wheels, black half leather, half suede upholstery with red stitching and an Aero kit, DAB radio, rear camera and passenger seat lifter.
Of course, let's not forget that with great power comes and great suite of safety features! Mazda3 benefits from Forward Obstruction Warning, Smart City Brake Support, Lane Departure Warning System and Mazda Radar Cruise Control. Sweet.