With is knockout exterior styling, lush interior, and engaging chassis, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 is the most anticipated compact crossover to launch in the U.S.
All Mazda CX-3 trims are well equipped and come with a standard six-speed automatic transmission.
Like other vehicles in Mazda’s North American portfolio, the CX-3 comes in three trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring.
The entry-level Mazda CX-3 Sport starts at $20,840 and features Mazda Connect with 7-in touch screen, push-button ignition, backup camera, and power windows and locks.
The mid-level Mazda CX-3 Touring starts at $22,840 and adds leatherette and cloth heated front seats, a center armrest, a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, blind-spot monitoring, and heated exterior mirrors. CX-3 Touring owners can also opt for the Technology Package ($1,410) which adds sunroof, adaptive headlights, head up display, Sirius XM satellite radio, and rear cargo cover.
The top-of-the-range Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring starts at $25,870 and adds leather-and-suede two-tone seats, paddle-shifters, 7-speaker Bose audio system, and full LED exterior lighting on top of the Touring’s technology package. The i-ACTIVSENSE package ($1,920) available only for the Grand Touring trim adds automatic high-beams, lane departure warning, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control.
The 2016 Mazda CX-3 compact crossover is powered by a 2.0 L naturally aspirated 4-cylinder engine, which produces 146 horsepower and 146 lb.ft.torque. Power is sent to the front wheels as standard or can be sent to all four wheels via the optional $1,250 AWD system, which is available on all three trims.
Expect the Mazda CX-3 to arrive at your local Mazda dealerships during the fall.
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