The next-gen 2020 Mazda CX-3 crossover will be soon available on the market and it will introduce plenty of upgrades. According to reliable sources, the upcoming CX-3 model will ride on the new SkyActiv II platform. Thanks to this platform, this model will grow in size.
The 2020 Mazda CX-3 will also offer great cabin. There will be plenty of space inside and most of the passengers will get more legroom and headroom than before. Also, the new model will provide a better cargo space. Under the hood, there will be a powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit that will give a 30 percent better fuel economy than before.
2020 Mazda CX-3 Design Changes
The 2020 Mazda CX-3 will be upgraded. The design of this small compact crossover will be attractive and modern. Furthermore, the new model is built on the SkyActiv II platform that will make this SUV more larger than before. We must mention that the same platform is used on the Mazda6 model.
Whatsoever, dimensional changes will move this crossover closer to the models such as Hyundai Kona and Toyota C-HR. From the latest info, the new model will get LED headlights, fog lights, 18-inch alloy wheels as the standard equipment. However, if we look at the current model we can see that those features are only available on the Grand Touring model. So, choosing the standard model, customers will get more standard features than before.
The interior of the 2020 Mazda CX-3 will remain to be stylish as before. However, at this moment there is no much information about what is changed and updated. We for sure know that this model will provide more interior room than the current one. As we already wrote, thanks to the SkyActiv II platform we will see more improvements. The legroom, headroom and the cargo space will be way better than in the current one.
Also, the cabin will host plenty of soft-touch surfaces and there will be more premium materials. The Mazda CX-3 is available with two rows of seats and it provides comfort for all five passengers. The tech inside will be also updated and we can expect new infotainment screen, Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, push-button start, USB port, tilt/telescope steering wheel, cruise control, power windows/locks and keyless entry as standard equipment.
2020 Mazda CX-3 Powertrain Specs
Mazda CX-3 is the model that comes with a Skyactiv unit. The new 2020 Mazda CX-3 will deploy the same system as before. However, there will be some improvements this time. The current model is using a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can produce up to 146 horses and 150 lb-ft of torque. This engine is very efficient.
However, according to the latest gossip, this engine under the new model will get more outputs and better efficiency. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 will deliver 187 horsepower and 169 lb-ft of torque. Which is 41 HP more than the current model. We also expect efficient to be improved by 30 percent as per updates. As before, the 6-speed automatic transmission will remain as the only gearbox choice.
Price and Release Date
The 2020 Mazda CX-3 crossover will arrive with great design and more features this time. The current base model starts at $22,500. However, we can expect a slight price increase with the new model. Grand Touring is the most equipped and the most expensive trim. This model will cost about $28,500.
The newest crossover will debut at the end of this year and it will compete with the models Honda HR-V, Toyota C-HR, Nissan Kicks, Jeep Renegade, Kia Soul, and Chevy Trax.