Berjaya Auto Philippines, the official distributor of the Mazda brand in Philippines, is prepared to bring in the new Mazda CX-3 crossover in early 2016. The subcompact crossover segment is growing in the Philippines automobile market consistently, as Mazda Philippines is set to launch its CX-3. The automaker has come with lots of expectations from the Philippines market. In the coming years, Philippines is likely to witness a new revolution in the field of automobile and the demand for compact crossovers has also increased in recent times, making prominent brands to offer compact crossover with amazing features and technology at a decent cost.
Mazda CX-3 carries the brand’s accent holding amazing design styling which suits its build quality as an crossover. It may have just come up with latest best styling in Mazda's present lineup. Initially, It is packed with 2.0-litre gasoline engine which makes it to a decent power output of 146hp, mated with a six-speed automatic transmission gearbox along with manual shift mode. Mazda’s Skyactiv high-compression gasoline engine will offer a better fuel efficiency. It is also possible that Mazda may offer All-wheel drive too. Slotting under Mazda CX-5, the CX-3 is the latest and smallest crossover in Mazda’s lineup and reports reveal that it was named “Japan Car of the Year” in 2012-2013.
In the international launch of CX-3 , Mazda said that the new vehicle is design to offer all the utilities in a package that will take care of amazing consumer experience and luxury. It is clear that the car is meant to perform as a performance hatchback along with the space and versatility of an SUV. Apart from several add-ons, CX-3 will come with a full suite of safety features like electronic safety assistance, radar cruise control, smart brake support, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and adaptive front lighting system.
As it is mentioned that Mazda CX-3 comes under sub-compact Crossover segment even then it offers a spacious cabin with adequate rear-seat leg room. The interior is decorated with premium materials along with seats upholstered with a combination of black and white leather. It also offers metallic and leather covering on the door panels and dashboard. Mazda has beautifully implemented the design beyond any in its category.
Japan manufactured Mazda CX-3 is likely to be priced higher than the Ford EcoSport. It is much obvious if the Japanese automaker is coming up with something fresh and outstanding technology in a compact chassis.