2017 Mazda3 Facelift Launched in Japan. The new generation 2017 Mazda 3 has been launched recently in Japan, giving the newer version of the best selling hatchback in the market. This new car offers the brand new look, with more tech and features to enjoy. According to the report, this car is far more amazing than its predecessor. Check the details below.
2017 Mazda3 Facelift Specifications
In Japan, this new 2017 Mazda3 Facelift aka Mazda Axela hatchback is equipped with three different engine options. It includes four cylinder 1.5 liter of petrol engine, 2.2 liter of the diesel engine, and brand new 1.5 liter of the diesel engine. Until now, Mazda hasn’t specified the performance of each engine. They haven’t informed what engine goes to which country. However, Australia is highly unlikely to receive the diesel powertrain. Europe will like it, though. Besides the engine, this car performance is also supported by G-Vectoring Control System to improve its dynamic driving capability. In addition to it, Natural Sound Frequency Control and Natural Sound Smoother are also added to enhanced engine nice and quiet performance.
#updated: August 24, 2016
Below is the expected drive-train offered in US.
|Engine Type||SKYACTIV-G 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder||Type-SKYACTIV-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder|
|Horsepower||155 HP @ 6000 RPM||184 HP @ 5700 RPM|
|Torque||150 LB-FT @ 4000 rpm||185 LB-FT @ 3250 rpm|
Exterior and Interior
At the exterior look, this revised Mazda3 2017 hatchback receives slightly redesigned front fascia, featuring new position for the brand badge, new grille, and new headlights. The rear bumper also looks new with less gray plastic on it and more scalloping around the car reflectors.
The 2017 Mazda 3 Facelift cabin gets the new steering wheel and stainless steel accent on its dash and door panels. On higher trim, the buyer will also receive center console bin sliding lid and electronic parking brake, which is a new feature. It also gets a new high resolution and better contrasts heads-up display.
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The angle of the screen can be adjusted due to seat position memory feature on the seats. On top of everything, the new safety feature is now completed with Advanced Smart City Break.
|Track, Front (inches)||61.2|
|Track, Rear (inches)||61.4|
|Length (inches) w/License Plate Holder||180.3|
|Width (inches) w/o Body Side Protector||70.7|
|Height, unladen (inches)||57.3|
|Weight Distribution, % front:rear||MT: 59 / 41 AT: 60 / 40|
2017 Mazda3 Facelift Release Date and Price
Mazda plans to issue further details on the new car on June 28. Price isn’t informed yet, and it should be revealed along with the other remaining details. Stay tuned for the update.
This model has been a successful car for the Japanese automaker. The latest version is going to be so appealing as well. Expected price is about $17,845. Let’s hope Mazda will issue few details on 2017 Mazda 3 facelift pricing very soon.
|Engine / hp||2.0-liter inline-four / 155-hp|
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