If you think that compact cars cannot be stylish, powerful and fuel efficient or even technologically advanced, when you see the new 2018 Mazda 3, you will change your opinion. The upcoming 2018 Mazda 3 is a charming, good-looking, and fun vehicle. The vehicle’s major competitors are Ford Focus, Honda Civic, and Toyota Corolla. It seems that the company will win the competition easily because the new Mazda 3 is more dynamic, powerful, and more fuel efficient than its competitors. Let us check other details about the upcoming Mazda 3. Stay tuned if you want to find out more.

Exterior

2018 Mazda 3
The new 2018 Mazda 3 will be available as a 5-door hatchback and a 4-door sedan. Standard exterior equipment includes only basic things such as 16 inch steel wheels and power-folded side-view mirrors. The list of optional features is really long and offers a great number of advanced features including 18 inch alloy wheels, adaptive HID headlamps, and so on. Generally, the exterior design of Mazda 3 hasn’t changed significantly compared to the previous generation. Major improvements are expected for the 2019 model. Both hatchback and the sedan look good. On the front fascia of the vehicle, you will see a sizeable, trapezoidal grille with chrome elements. The grille visually narrows the vehicle with its narrow ends that lead eyes downward. The hood of the vehicle exceptionally long, moving the windshield and cab towards the rear axle. The side profile of the car looks sporty thanks to the fastback roofline, lower crease, and shoulder line. When you look at the vehicle, you will see that a touch of sportiness and a touch of premium refinement are perfectly combined to get the vehicle with a smooth, attractive, and interesting design.

Interior

2018 Mazda 3
The cabin of the new Mazda 3 is equipped with a great number of features. There are power-operated windows and door locks, climate control with a pollen air filter, adjustable steering wheel. There are also a rearview backup camera, radar adaptive cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, and many others. As for the infotainment, there is a 7 inch color touchscreen placed on the top of the dash. The cabin of the 2018 Mazda 3 might not be the roomiest in its segment, but it is definitely a nice place for driving.

Engine

Under the hood of the Mazda 3 you will find three engine choices with Skyactiv pedigree. These two engines arrive in the form of a 2.0-liter inline-4 and a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine. The 2.0-liter inline-4 generates up to 155 hp, while the level of torque is 150 lb-ft. The second engine option is capable of producing up to 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. Customers will be offered either 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual shifter. The 2018 Mazda 3 is available as front-wheel.

2018 Mazda 3 Release Date and Price

2018 Mazda 3
The starting price of this excellent model is around $18.000. Better equipped models will cost a bit more. The vehicle will arrive in 2017 as 2018 model.

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