2017 Mazda CX3 Changes

Considering that the Mazda CX 3 is young model on the market, we should not expect that 2017 Mazda CX3 brings revolutionary change from the current model. Although, CX3 has managed to impose a very fierce competition light “SUV” based on the B segment. Many have this fantastic crossover called “pocket fives,” alluding to a reduced version of a larger CX5 model. However, Mazda CX3 is proved that the unique model and its attitude, characteristics and appearance has managed to overshadow many competitive models on the market.

New 2017 Mazda CX3 continues where it left off from model year 2016. Like all new models of the company, 2017 CX3 continues with a distinctive KODO- Soul of Motion design language, with inevitable SKYACTIV technology.

2017 Mazda CX3

2017 Mazda CX3 Design

We have to agree that of all the Japanese car manufacturer, Mazda excels at exterior design and attractiveness. It is not only appealing outer appearance of the vehicle. Vehicles of this company have a clearly defined visual identity with an attractive and sporty orientation. Many agree that CX3 excels in all of this.

In competition with the Renault Captur, Opel Mokka, Jeep Renegade, Honda HR-V, and many other models in this segment, 2017 Mazda CX3 has the best starting position. In this class, many models play the card attractive and appealing exterior design. Nevertheless, this Mazda compact crossover excels in comparison to others. Even compared to his older brother, CX5 SUV, smaller CX3 leaves a stronger impression. CX3 is a lot more modern and attractive than the CX5.


If we look at the vehicle from the side, gives the impression of a dynamic sports car highlighting elements of crossover models. On the front side of the vehicle are noticeable attractively designed light clusters. They are excellent supplements grille accented with sporty looks. Large amounts of chrome gives the impression of quality and luxury. Form vehicles, like the coupe models, contributes even more sporty impression. However, huge bows with wheels of large dimensions, reminding that this is the off-road vehicle. It can be seen that the Mazda turned attention to every detail of the exterior design. The vehicle is specially adjusted to the spirit of sport. What stands out from the competition CX3 the completion of the double tailpipes.


If look into the interior of the vehicle, a pleasant surprise awaits us. About the interior of the 2017 Mazda CX3 could speak only in superlatives. Contemporary design, rich equipment and cutting edge solutions adorn the interior of this model. The steering wheel and instrument panel have a high level of sporting charm. Tachometer is centrally positioned as in classic sports cars, while the speedometer in digital form. The entire instrument panel is transparent, what deserves all the praise.

2017 Mazda CX3 Interior

What proved to be good in other Mazda models, is transferred to the new CX3. Thus, the entire cockpit is designed along the lines of the Mazda 3 model. In the top of the center console is a large display that is used to operate the audio system. Controls for air conditioning with separate controls. 2017 Mazda CX3 achieves connection to smart mobile devices, which is another plus for this model.

The front seats provide excellent comfort and positioning of the driver. However, the styling of the vehicle is done to place the legs of passengers on the rear bench, exudes comfort. The same is the case with a lot of headroom in the rear.

2017 Mazda CX3 Specs and Price

As with the 2016 model, the choice of powertrain will be adapted to the requirements of the market on which the vehicle sales. Switching in this segment, as compared to the 2016 model, it will not. 2017 Mazda CX3 will be available with a wide range of petrol and diesel SKYACTIV aggregates.

For customers in the US market, intended the 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G petrol engine with direct injection. This engine will be offered in two versions, with 120 horsepower, or 165 horsepower. The same engine will be found in the European version, but will be available to European customers and the version with a diesel engine.

1.5-liter SKYACTIV-D engine possesses 105 horsepower. In addition to these two units, the company will offer a version with a 1.3-liter 4-cylinder SKYACTIV-G petrol engine.

All engines are available, combined with the SKYACTIV-MT manual or SKYACTIV-Drive automatic transmission, as well as with RWD or AWD.

Price 2017 Mazda CX3 will remain at the level of prices of the current model.

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