A mocha from Mazda at the fair

Los Angeles ( USA ), 19 November 2014

Mazda sets the model offensive continues further: According to the new MX - 5 and Mazda 2, the expansion of the vehicle program continues unabated. While the SUV CX - 5 is Mazda 's best-selling model on the German market, the Japanese still lacking a vehicle in the compact SUV B - segment. In order to be able to redirect the flow of customers of Opel Mokka, Skoda Yeti and Nissan Juke at the dealers own yards, the first crossover is presented for the booming sector now. The premiere will take place from 21 to 30 November 2014 held at the LA Auto Show.

Talk " Kodo "?

With 4.28 meters long, 1.77 meters wide and 1.56 meters in height, the CX - 3 fits like a glove in the Opel Mocha segment. Only the coupe-like side profile of the Japanese makes him about ten centimeters flatter than the competition from Rüsselsheim. In addition, let the sharpened front end with its large grille and fender concise issued stated that even the CX - 3, the cross-model " Kodo " design language Mazda has learned.

Start-stop function as standard

Targeted to German market launch in June 2015 gasoline and a diesel engine will be available for selection. The two-liter petrol engine is available in two power levels: 120 - hp version of the pure front-wheel drive and a 150-horsepower version of the four-wheel drive CX - third The 1.5 - liter diesel engine was already in the new Mazda 2 made ​​its appearance. He develops 105 hp and is available for both the front-and all-wheel drive for the CX - 3 versions an option. All engines come with a standard start - stop function. The gear selection is done either manually via a six-speed transmission. Alternatively, by a six-speed automatic work.

All currently used assistants on board

The equipment features for the new compact SUV can be seen: One connectivity system with seven-inch display and integrated navigation system, a head-up display and full-LED headlights with cornering and high beam assist are optional on board. In addition, the safety systems include all currently used as emergency braking assistant, lane departure warning and lane change assistant. The special equipment fees and the general vehicle prices, Mazda has not yet been expressed. The Opel - standing competition has " from 18,990 € " on the Mocha price tags . (ml)