At current the Frankfurt Motor Show, the Japanese manufacturer has presented its latest market advantage – the new 2014 Mazda 3.Mazda has almost all summer to promote the new 2014 Mazda 3 to prepare the ground for the Frankfurt premiere and launch of its compact models on the market.The 2014 Mazda 3 continues to follow the KODO design tale begun with models of the CX- 5 and Mazda 6.
2014 Mazda 3 review
Hatch is 4,460 mm long , 1,795 mm wide and 1,450 mm high , which means that it is slightly wider , but lower compared to the previous version. Wheelbase of 2,700 mm or more was 60 mm than the old Mazda 3.
Compared to the hatchback, the sedan is longer by 12 cm and the wheelbase two identical cars . Cargo capacity in the 5-door model is 350 , and 419 l sedan .
The interior has been completely redesigned from the previous -generation Mazda 3 The center console has been simplified , and climate control are similar to the old Mazda 3 , while the vents are shaped like those of the new model Mazda 6 and CX- fifth
However , unlike these two cars , in which the screen multimedia device built into the console , with the new ” troika” he set aside , at the top of the console.
The 2014 Mazda 3 will first be available with SKYACTIV four drive units and three gasoline engines and one diesel engine . Lower petrol version will have under the hood, the new 1.5-liter SKYACTIV – G, which develops 74 kW/100 hp at 6,000 r / min and a maximum torque of 150 Nm , available at 4,000 r / min .
Another engine that will be available to customers of Mazda 3 ‘s 2.0 -liter SKYACTIV -G gasoline engine with 88 kW/120 hp at 6,000 r / min . To the maximum torque of 210 Nm This version also comes at 4,000 r / min . In the version with i- ELOOP regenerative braking system , 2.0 -liter engine capable to develop 121 kW/165 hp even .
Those who opt for diesels , it shall be known 2.2 liter SKYACTIV – D, which produces 110 kW/150 hp at 4,500 r / min and 380 Nm of torque already at 1,800 r / min .
Mazda 3 SKYACTIV -G 1.5 and SKYACTIV -G 2.0 with i- ELOOP system paired with a six-speed manual transmission , while the models SKYACTIV -G 2.0 and SKYACTIV -D 2.2 except it as an option in the offer and the six-speed automatic transmission .
The new Mazda3 goes on sale from January 2014 in the UK
2014 Mazda 3 price
New Mazda3 prices start from £16,695 for the entry-level model and go up to £23,345 for the top-spec version.