What makes Mazda CX-3 worth waiting for Rather than Opting Chevy or Ford!

Published On By Saurav Kumar at CarBay

MANILA: Although Mazda is known as one of the smallest automaker but whatever it makes projects perfection and reliability. The all new 2016 Mazda CX-3 will be landing on the Philippines soil on February'16 The company aims to achieve the motive of providing a clear customer satisfaction and offer what actually the customer expects to see in a practical car. Mazda CX-3 comes under the segment of a subcompact crossover SUV. It depicts the combination of maneuverability of a hatchback along with outlook of an SUV-Crossover. It features some modern and upmarket features which are highly in demand. With the availability of all-wheel drive, well-equipped cabin with an amazing center console interface speaks a lot about the vehicle. Mazda CX-3 boasts about holding a classic and honest portrait across the segment across the Philippines auto market.

Superior Body Styling and Options

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The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is available in trims like Sport, Touring and Grand Touring so as to make it appealing, sporty and an ultimate offroader. The base sport trim offers large 16-inch steel wheels and driver assistance features like voice controls, rear view camera along with a 7-inch touchscreen interface. The Touring trim adds heated mirrors, Keyless entry and ignition, and premium leather upholstery while the top end, Grand Touring offers 18-inch alloy wheels with adaptive LED headlights that gives it a wild and bold look. It offers some additional dedicated features like a head-up display, 7-speaker Bose audio system with satellite and HD radio. The automatic climate control offers a hassle free and comfortable drive.

Outstanding and Powerful Performance

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The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which produces excellent power of 146 horsepower and a peak torque of 146 pound-feet. The engine is mated with a six-speed automatic transmission. However, all-wheel drive is offered by all the available variants as an option. The front-wheel drive CX-3 Grand Touring accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 8.5 seconds, offering a decent fuel economy of 31 mpg in combined figures (29 mpg city/35 mpg highway).

Appealing and featured Cabin

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The cabin area of Mazda CX-3 depicts excellent execution, made up from premium quality materials that speaks about its sophistication. The Grand Touring features a large central tachometer and integrated digital speedometer that are easily visible and easy-to-use. The head-up display also appears tackled on along with a gauge cluster. All variants offer a 7-inch touchscreen interface that comes with crisp graphics. CX-3 also offers a large Cargo space of 12.4 cubic feet and can be increased upto 44.5 cubic feet with the folding of rear seat.

Impressive Handling

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Mazda CX-3 has already reached to the next level to its only rival Nissan Juke as the handling is exemplary due to the optimized steering and reflexes. The 146 hp engine works above 4,000 rpm gets the job done producing above average acceleration and smooth drive.

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