One of the smallest compact crossover SUVs nowadays is the Mazda CX-3. The new and redesigned 2021 Mazda CX-3 is announced, and we can expect this model to debut next year at the same time as the racing version. From the latest information, the upcoming model will get mid-cycle refreshments, and it will be more attractive. Generally, thanks to the Kodo Soul of Motion language, all models from this manufacturer are recognized on the road.
Unfortunately, according to the latest speculations, the new model will offer the same powertrain as the current one. So, this department will remain the same. This small crossover comes with a 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G engine that is connected to the 6-speed automatic transmission and manual-shift Sport mode.
2021 Mazda CX-3 Updates
Some refreshments outside will happen and we will see more attractive lines on 2021 Mazda CX-3. However, don’t expect drastic changes. As we have already mentioned, the new model will provide mid-cycle refreshments.
However, according to Mazda, the new-generation CX-3 will be more prominent thanks to the extended platform that is borrowed from the Mazda 3 model. Generally, the new model will offer more comfort inside and sporty design outside. Dimensionally, every year this model is closer to rivals such as Hyundai Kona and Toyota C-HR.
The racing model 2021 Mazda CX-3 will be finally available and it will look sportier thanks to the assembly of cosmetic and aerodynamic goodness. Also, this model will ride lower and it will get blacked-out alloy wheels, splashes of red-and-black decals, borders around the chrome grille and so on.
Modern Cabin and More Rooms
The interior of 2021 Mazda CX-3 is excellent. Literary, this small crossover offers a similar cabin as the famous and bigger Mazda CX-5. Like before, the upcoming Mazda CX-3 will host two rows of seats with enough space for five passengers. Moreover, there will be some improvements and the manufacturer will add more standard equipment.
The entry-level Sport trim offers now black cloth upholstery, a 7-inch screen, voice command, push-button start, USB port, tilt/telescope steering wheel, a rearview camera, cruise control, power windows/locks, and keyless entry. However, Touring trim comes with simulated leather/suede seating surfaces, while Grand Touring models will provide real luxury and it features premium leather. Safety will be better and we can expect high ratings on all tests.
However, the racing model will sport black leather seats with red contrast stitching and red accents all over the cabin.
2021 Mazda CX-3 Powertrain
The new 2021 Mazda CX-3 will continue to offer one engine option. The current model comes with a reliable 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G engine that produces 148 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. However, from some reports, the new model may get some mechanical changes. With that, we mean that the new model will provide more horses, even a new transmission may be offered.
The current model comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift Sport mode. Fuel economy will be also good and we can expect much better numbers than before. However, the exact specs of the racing model are still unavailable.
Release Date and Price
The recently announced 2021 Mazda CX-3 will be redesigned and some changes will happen under its hood. Also, the cabin will be stylish and the manufacturer will add more features and premium materials.
According to some gossip, the new crossover will arrive next year at the same time as the racing model. However, exact pricing details are not available at this time. Moreover, we can expect the base model to be more or less the same as the predecessor.