2016 Mazda CX-3 – Specs, MPG, Release Date, Price

With affordable price, recognizable modern look, powerful engine, and great features, new 2016 Mazda CX-3 will certainly not fall behind its competitors.


When it comes to design aspect, new CX-3 will definitely not be lacking attractive and innovative appearance. There will be two wheel-size options: 16-inch and 18-inch. From the outside, new model will look elegant and sporty. New CX-3 will share many features with its bigger cousin CX-5. It will feature a recognizable front fascia with a pentagonal stripe grille. Headlights will be redesigned and will be equipped with the LED technology. On the back side, we will see trapezoidal tail-lights which will give the model a more stylish look. Interior of the new 2016 Mazda CX-3 will be clean and simplistic. Seats will be covered in either leather or cloth, depending on which trim level you choose. New CX-3 will be equipped with the latest Connect infotainment system. Mazda will include a lot of great safety features such as lane-departure warning, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, stability control and anti-lock brakes. Next to these, other high-tech features like Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, 7-inch color touchscreen, voice control and audio text messaging will also be included.

2016 Mazda CX-3 front view


Under the hood of the new 2016 Mazda CX-3 will be a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that will be capable of delivering up to 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. Front-wheel drive will come as a standard but Mazda will also offer the optional all-wheel drive system. When it comes to the fuel economy, for the front-wheel drive it will be at 29 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. Fuel ratings for the new CX-3 with the all-wheel drive system will be at 27 mpg for the city drive and 32 mpg on the highway. Neither diesel engine nor manual transmission will be offered on the United States market.

2016 Mazda CX-3 interior


If you are interested in this model, you will not have to wait much longer. New 2016 Mazda CX-3 will go on sale this fall. The starting price is expected to be around $20,000.

2016 Mazda CX-3 back view

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