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2016 Mazda CX-3 Specifications Detailed Prior to Fall 2015 On-Sale Date – Photo Gallery

The jacked-up brother of the Mazda2 isn’t just the taller of two siblings. It’s a statement in a segment that grows at a rate higher than any other. In the United States, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 will have to take on the likes of the Honda HR-V, Chevrolet Trax and increasingly popular Jeep Renegade.
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The fifth model in Mazda’s Stateside lineup to receive the KODO – Soul of Motion design language doesn’t have an MSRP or EPA-rated fuel economy figures at the present moment. Other than these details, the Japanese manufacturer provided all there is to know about the 2016 Mazda CX-3.

The shorter and lower kindred of the CX-5 comes with a single powertrain option – a SkyActiv-G 2-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine. This technology and displacement are good enough for 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque from 2,800 rpm. A six-speed automatic transmission comes as standard, joined by a front-wheel drive platform.

Customers that need more grip and traction can opt for the CX-3 enhanced by Mazda’s I-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive technology. The base model’s 16-inch steel wheels can be upgraded to the stylish 18-inch rollers you can admire in the photo gallery below.

Slated to hold a sticker price in the low $20,000s, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 Sport trim level boasts push-button start, air conditioning, cruise control, an USB slot for your MP3s, Bluetooth connectivity, a versatile 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and E911 Automatic Emergency Notification.

The mid and range-topping CX-3 Touring and Grand Touring are garnished with more features as standard. Anything you do, don’t forget to go for those cool-looking LED adaptive headlights and a power glass moonroof for that extra wow factor. More details on the CX-3 can be found in the release below.

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