At the auto show in Moscow 2012 debuted a new generation Mazda 6 sedan, and at the September motor show in Paris and presented the Japanese automaker in the station wagon version – the Mazda 6 Wagon Station.
But the presentation of the younger Mazda 3 model, the third generation took place in the evening June 26, 2013 at the same time in London, New York, Melbourne, St. Petersburg and Istanbul.Earlier in the network appeared renderings and spy shots of new items, and a few hours before the premiere edition Autoforum published official photos of the new Mazda 3 2016.

Models & Prices Mazda 3 hatchback 2016.

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
1.6 Active AT4 $18,680 1.6 petrol (104 hp) Automatic (4) front
1.6 Active + AT4 $20,010 1.6 petrol (104 hp) Automatic (4) front
1.5 Active AT6 $20,400 1.6 petrol (120 hp) Automatic (6) front
1.5 Active + AT6 $21,200 1.5 petrol (120 hp) Automatic (6) front

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As expected, the model design is made in the current corporate style “KODO – Soul of Motion”, which is already being used on the new “six”, the CX-5 crossover, as well as the updated CX-9.The car retained the two available body styles: five-door hatchback and a sedan, which was declassified in early July.
With the new front fascia looks new Mazda 3 (2015-2016) became much more aggressive than its predecessor, but the rejection of the triangular rear side windows stripped hatchback brand recognition element model.
Overall length of the Mazda 3 hatchback 2016 and has not changed is the old 4460 mm. The value added of wheelbase 60 mm (up to 2700), the width increased by 40 mm (to 1795), and the height was reduced to 1 450 mm (-20), ground clearance (clearance) – 155 mm. The boot capacity is 350 liters five-door (10 L), and with folded rear seat compartment number increases to 1250 liters.
Interior of the new Mazda 3 2016 significantly changed. Changed front panel, center console architecture, which is now a permanent resident on a separate 7-inch infotainment sitsemy, as well as the steering wheel and instrument panel. At last came the visor projection display Active Driving Display, which displays information about the car systems.
The design of the new “three” used the entire arsenal of the SkyActiv technology, model making body became 30 per cent tougher old, a lot of new items in the basic version of managed to keep at the same level (1 190 kg). In addition, the car boasts good aerodynamics – the drag coefficient is 0.275.
In the European market for New Mazda 3 can be purchased with two different petrol engines SkyActiv-G family of a working volume of 1.5 (100 hp and 160 Nm) and 2.0 (120 and 165 hp with a peak torque 210 Nm for both) a liter and 2.2-liter diesel engine Skyactiv-D, issuing 150 strength and meets environmental standards “Euro-6”.
The base hatchback is gaining hundred with place in 10.8 seconds. (Maximum speed 182 km/h), while its 120-strong version does it in 8.9 seconds (on the machine for 9.4 s), and a top – in 8.2 seconds. The maximum speed of the latter reaches the 195 and 210 km/h, respectively. Diesel Mazda3 2015-2016 accelerated from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in 8.1 and 9.7 seconds, depending on the type of transmission. Sales of the model started on 1 November 2013, today the price five-door is at least $18,680 for the initial Active version with a 1.6-liter petrol engine capacity of 104 hp and a six-speed mechanics.
Also available to us hatchbacks with engine displacement of 1.5 SkyActive (120 troops), which is available only in tandem with the automatic transmission. The price of this Mazda 3 hatchback 2016 top-end performance reaches $21,200. But cars with two-liter engine capacity of 150 forces now no longer imported.