February 28, 2019

More details on new Mazda3 revealed

Third generation Mazda3 will be offered with a choice of two SkyActiv petrol engines.

The new Mazda3 will be here in early 2014 and will feature a new heads-up display for the driver.

Mazda Australia has confirmed further details on the all-new Mazda3.

Due in local showrooms in the New Year, Mazda today announced the new model would offer a choice of two engines SkyActiv tweaked petrol engines with either 2.0 or 2.5 litre capacities.

The smaller power plant generates of 114kW and 200Nm, Mazda has confirmed the combined fuel consumption for the variant will be 5.7L/100km combined.

The larger engine will use just 6.0L/100km and boast 138kW and 250Nm.

Also confirmed today by Mazda is that the new 3 will boast an extensive list of safety features including Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Smart City Brake Support (SCBS).

Owners will also benefit from what Mazda has dubbed a new ‘Human Machine Interface’ or HMI. This system will feature heads-up Active Driving Display that presents vehicle speed, turn-by-directions from the navigation system and other driving information.

Pricing for the new Mazda3 will be confirmed a little closer to the models Australian launch.

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