MAZDA 3, AN EXHILARATING SPORT SEDAN
The Mazda3 sedan is not only eye catching but also economic to drive, because of its very low fuel consumption. Combining these two crucial factors is the car’s high standard safety features and sharp, useful technology to give the owner sure pleasure each time they take this sedan out for a drive.
One of the techno features is the advanced SKYACTIV Technology, which allows this sport sedan to defy convention by delivering a no compromise combination of exhilarating driving experience.
Now created around our eye-catching ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design language, the Mazda3 sedan is built to raise expectations from first sight.
Exterior Design Features
Compared to previous sedan models of the Mazda3, the new model’s wheelbase has been stretched, however the length of the car has been reduced by nearly two inches.
Dominating the front fascia is a five-point grille which is equipped with a new active air-shutter system that helps to reduce drag and improve aerodynamic performance while contributing to real-world gains in fuel economy. The car’s presence is further emphasised by soft curves and flowing surfaces as well as a tailgate-mounted spoiler, and embraces the company’s KODO design language, which means ‘soul of motion’ in Japanese.
According to the manufacturer each set of wheels on the newMazda3 expresses dynamic motion from hub to rim, whether it is the 16-inch full cover steel or higher trim-equipped 16-inch and 18-inch aluminium alloy wheels.
At launch, the model will be available in eight colours, including the premium metallic finish Soul Red, two all-new Mazda hues introduced with Titanium Flash Mica and Deep Crystal Blue Mica.
Interior Design Features
The redesigned body has increased the interior space which features Mazda’s latest infotainment system, the Human Machine Interface (HMI) which is set to offer drivers more connectivity than any other Mazda model. This will happen through simplified methods of operation that have been designed with safety in mind.
The cabin is further fitted with a new instrument cluster, a seven-inch colour screen in the centre of the dashboard, a centrally positioned analogue gauge flanked by a pair of wing-shaped digital displays, satin chrome trim, piano black accents and the seats have been redesigned for more comfort and efficiency.
The re-sculpted front seats give back seat passengers more legroom. The car is also offered with cloth, leather and leatherette seat coverings. There is also a new infotainment system with Bluetooth/USB/AUX connectivity as well as the ability to access the internet via a smartphone.
The new Mazda3 is also the first vehicle to feature Mazda’s all-new Active Driving Display, a clear pop-up panel that displays important driving information such as vehicle speed, navigation directions and is vertically mounted behind the meter hood. This is similar to the system available on some Peugeot models.
The new Mazda3 sedan boasrs a variety of new safety systems including High Beam Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, Forward Obstruction Warning, Smart City Brake Support, Radar Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Warning System.
Other standard safety features include six airbags, whiplash-reducing front headrests, power-assisted ventilated front and solid rear disc brakes, anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist, daytime running lights, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), a Traction Control System (TCS), a collapsible steering column, a trunk entrapment release system, a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), three-point safety belts for all seating positions, front seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters as well as Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH).
Mazda 3 R232 900 to R326 300
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