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Mazda 3 2018

10 Jul
posted: 10/07/2020

Mazda 3 2018

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Mazda 3 2018 is a restyling of the third generation of one of the most popular Japanese cars. The car is in demand due to its price, affordable for such body sizes and configuration, good interior design, economical engines and excellent maneuverability. All this easily compensates for the relatively low traffic and dynamics – and the proof can be called the growing number of sales.

More than 5 million cars have been sold for 14 years since the release of the first version in the world.

Appearance and dimensions of the Mazda 3 2018 

The new car body is worth to be considered comparing the differences with the previous version. In fact, the exterior has changed so imperceptibly that the effort is needed to find out the difference. Almost the same silhouette of the body, which received only more LEDs in the lighting and an elongated line of the hood.

Other features of the new Mazda 3 2018 include:

  • a slightly larger radiator grille;
  • logo shifted lower compared to the previous version;
  • changed shape of bumpers and simulated air intake;
  • more dynamic and aggressive design, made in the corporate style of the Japanese manufacturer.

The main dimensions of the model allow the car to enter the European "Golf class" – in length it reaches 4.585 m for a sedan and 4.465 for a hatchback, in width - 1.795 m, in height - 1.45 m. The distance between the wheel axles is 2.7 m, and the clearance, which depends on both the body and the modification, is within 15.5-16 cm.

The weight of the car is 1296-1302 kg, depending on the version. The volume of the trunk of the model in the hatchback body is only 308 liters. Sedan has slightly larger dimensions of the luggage compartment, where you can place 419 liters of cargo. Folding the seats, the capacity of the cargo compartment is increased to 1.23 cubic meters – however, according to the reviews of the owners, you can understand that few people use this opportunity.

Interior of Mazda 3 2018

 When considering what the new car has received, you should pay attention to the photos of the interior, which can make sure that the car belongs to the real European models. 

There are the following peculiarities of this car:

  • the structure of the torpedo, which resembles similar elements of some German models;
  • a small steering wheel, the functionality of which is expanded compared to the previous version.
  • a virtual panel combined with a traditional "well" and information displays located on the edges;
  • movable multimedia system monitor.

The front seats of the Mazda 3 new model year are more comfortable, have a perfect back profile and side support, and can be adjusted in different directions. The back row remained unchanged – although the increased dimensions leave enough space for only two passengers. 

Technical characteristics of Mazda 3 2018

The list of powertrains that provide the main technical characteristics of Mazda 3 2018 has not changed much. When buying a car, you can count on buying a version with these engine options:

  • An in-line 1.6-liter engine with 16 valves, 104 HP and a rotation speed of 6000 rpm. Equipped with an automatic unit allows you to develop a speed of 177 km/h and accelerate to a hundred in 13.5 s. The average fuel consumption is 6.3 liters for combined mode.
  • 1.5-liter engine designed for cars with a higher cost. Its performance is at the level of 120 HP, and the unit is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The car with this engine can reach speeds of up to 191 km/h, and the fuel consumption does not exceed 5.8 liters.

Continuing the review of the car, it is worth paying attention to its safety. Especially since the crash test results gave the car a score of 65 to 93% in various categories and 5 stars in NCAP. A car with such test results can be called a family car.

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