2018-2019 Mazda3 – a new version


The new design of the “troika” was created within the original concept called KODO.
The head of 2018-2019 Mazda Motor Corporation design division Ikuo Maeda explained its essence “strength, beauty and tension”, which are characterized by the movement of animals.

What beast must remind smiling muzzle new 2018-2019 Mazda3 – the issue in the training of the imagination.
Profile of cars is quite ordinary, modern-city.

For the price of the new 2018-2019 Mazda3 takes an intermediate position – when compared to similar equipment, it is slightly cheaper Toyota Corolla and much more expensive Ford Focus.

The onboard computer is equipped with a fashionable touch screen now.
However, any driver is clear that distracted from the road, to poke a finger in the right place is located in the dashboard touchscreen is not very convenient.
Therefore, the new “2018-2019 Mazda” has a special joystick in the area of ​​the gear lever.
Prilovchilis can without looking twist.

With regard to the program filling, the new “three” surprise nothing.
Parking sensors, monitoring “blind spots” and other driver assistance systems available as an option only for the most expensive equipment.
Exceptions are tire pressure sensors, which are already in the simplest configuration.

The new 2018-2019 Mazda3 implemented Skyactive technology package.
His part is the increased compression ratio in the engine cylinders, reaching the indicator 14. For example, the Toyota Corolla compression ratio only 10.2.
The manufacturer claims that this indicator is close to the new racing cars “Formula 1”, as well as much gasoline saves.

However, comparison of the inventive dynamic characteristics (engine power, acceleration to 100 km / h, fuel consumption) the 2018-2019 Mazda3 sedan competitors (the version with 1.6-liter engine and automatic transmission) shows that a significant superiority of the novelty is not.
For example, the Corolla even more economical at higher engine power.
An exception is the new version of the 2018-2019 Mazda3 with 1.5 liter engine – it is a head taller counterparts.

In crash tests EuroNCAP new version of the 2018-2019 Mazda3 received the highest rating of “5 stars”, a number of indicators (such as “pedestrian protection”), even surpassing enough for a five star level.
For a compact car is very solid achievement.

Traffic trends clearance is 160 mm – for this class of cars is quite normal, but for winter drifts, taking into account front-wheel drive, it may be enough.

Before the buyer of a new “three” is a choice – the people or things.
On the rear sedan less space for parking of passengers, but the trunk had a 100 liter higher (408 liters) than the hatchback.

turn signal lamp is separated from the common lamps – the 2018-2019 Mazda3 is not signal, and a sort of “wink”.
Not a revolution in design, of course, but to catch the eye is for what.

2018-2019 Mazda3 new version is available in a body “sedan” and “hatchback”.
Equipped with three types of engines: 1.6 liters (capacity 104 hp), 1.5 liter (120 hp) and 2 liter (150 hp).
Also a choice of manual transmission, 4-step “automatic” or 6-step “automatic”.
vehicle assembly is carried out in the city of Hofu (Japan).
Cost version “sedan” – from 645 thousand rubles, and the version of “hatchback.” -. 700 thousand rubles..