According to a Japanese seeped brochure, it seems Mazda 3, launched worldwide mid-way in 2013 is about to get a life update. A leaked image of 2018 Mazda 3 was released online and if this evidence is correct, then the upgrading could just be a mild one! A few alterations and modifications are likely to take place, making it aggressive and impeccable!
Presently the model is mid-way in its 6th generation and is set to adopt the “Kodo” style which in Japanese is referred to as ‘soul of motion’, for its 7th generation of automotive! The Mazda manufacturers have also started rolling out its latest pre-requisites and metal sheets for all its models over 6-7 years and plan to kick start it with the new and improved 2018 Mazda 3 model.
A contrasting look is expected with new 2018 model:
- The hatch is incorporated with a 2.2-liter dual turbodiesel engine and its fascia mods mirror the recent CX-3 and CX-9 Mazda models.
- Inner graphics, as well as the contour of the headlight, are mildly upgraded.
- The car will get a thicker grille chrome frame.
- The Mazda emblem will not be situated within the limits of the grille.
All-new 2018 Mazda 3 appears to be sharper in look and its allure is sure to win the hearts of millions across the globe in the upcoming market.
2018 Mazda 3 – Exterior Concept
The manufacturer has focused on giving it a sporty look. Car lovers will also find a huge grille with the Mazda insignia in the center, an upgraded bumper with the ability to intake huge volumes of air. A couple of big guided headlights extending to the hood giving it a sedan appearance, and the inclusion of top-notch Xenon HID fog lights for foggy or rainy places will be seen.
The side pills and back roof structure spoiler make this new 2018 Mazda 3 dazzling. Enthusiasts will find slimmer taillights and brake lamps and the exhaust mode will also have an updated design. Tires will have alloy rims with enhanced suspensions making it adept at tackling jarring terrains.
The inside cabin is equally excellent. Plenty of modern day equipment is incorporated such as BOS audio system, an upgraded climate monitoring system which keeps its inside temperature comfortable, latest display screen with crystal clear visuals for game lovers and a renewed dashboard which has fewer buttons that offer more user friendliness.
An updated infotainment system and new cloth-trimmed seats are also incorporated for an enjoyable ride. The usual specs found in the previous Mazda models are all kept intact. The vehicle can accommodate 5-adult passengers, and there is plenty of space at the back for keeping personal stuff.
2018 Mazda 3 – Engine Specs
Underneath the hood is a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder SkyActiv engine included with VVT. Its power capacity of 155 hp at 6000 rpm and a torque capacity of 150 lb-ft at 4000 rpm. The engine is coupled to a 6-speed auto transmission system. The engine has a good fuel efficiency of 29 mpg in city and 41 mpg on highways and also has a good acceleration. But one will have to wait for more information to come out.
2018 Mazda 3 – Release Date and Price
The cost of the new 2018 Mazda 3 which will come out in four exciting shades, is expected to start from $21,000. As for its release date, it’s still not confirmed- it could be at the end of 2017 or start of 2018. One will have to wait for any official announcements.
The model will go head to head with Volkswagen Golf, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Soul, Honda Civic and Ford Focus.