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2017 Mazda CX-3: Here’s Why Many People Want One

By James Yu , Feb 25, 2017 09:43 AM EST
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The 2017 Mazda CX-3 offers a lot of things that you will want to experience for yourself. (Photo : AutoNation/YouTube)

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 is number one in the subcompact SUV segment for a lot of good reasons. Aside from the fact that the that it is undeniably attractive, it also offers the kind of driving experience that you will want to have over and over again. That being said, here are some of the reasons why so many people want to buy the 2017 Mazda CX-3.

2017 Mazda CX-3: The Powertrain

According to The Car Connection, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 is equipped with a 2.0-liter inline-four engine that delivers 146 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. This is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission that sends the power through a standard front wheel drive (FWD) setting. You can also get the optional all-wheel drive (AWD) configuration for an additional $1,250 regardless of the trim level you choose.

It is totally understandable if you aren't impressed by this. Most people would certainly not. However, once you take the 2017 Mazda CX-3 for drive and start attacking those corners, that's the part where the fun begins. In addition, the 2017 Mazda CX can also accelerate quite quickly from a standstill. That being said, you can quickly gain speed on the highway and you can pass most vehicles without any troubles at all.

2017 Mazda CX-3: Great Fuel Economy Range

SUVs, regardless of the size are known to be less efficient in terms of fuel economy but not the 2017 Mazda CX-3. According to U.S. News, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 can go for 29 and 34 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway with its FWD setting. Move to the AWD configuration and you will still be able to get a great range of 27 and 32 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway respectively. Who wouldn't want a vehicle that makes you stop to the gas station less often like the 2017 Mazda CX-3 right? That being said, you can enjoy any of your long trips without having to worry about whether the 2017 Mazda CX-3 can take you to the next gas station in case you didn't stop in the last one.

2017 Mazda CX-3: Great Level Of Comfort

Comfort is always among the aspects that we look into whenever we find ourselves in the market for a new vehicle and this is something where the 2017 Mazda CX-3 certainly distinguishes itself. As far as seating is concerned, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 offers comfort for the passengers as it has ample head, leg and shoulder room regardless of whether you have adult or young passengers.

Unlike the 2017 Mazda CX-5 however, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 is more suited for young couples or those that simply want to hang out with their friends rather than for those with growing families. The latter is actually where the 2017 Mazda CX-5 shines the most. That being said, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 can still be a good vehicle for a small family.

2017 Mazda CX-3: Attractive Trims And Prices

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 is available in three attractive trims from the base Sport followed by Touring and Grand Touring. The base trim starts with $19,960 for the FWD and $21,210 for the AWD setting. The Touring trim is priced with $21,960 and $23,210 for the FWD and AWD individually. Finally, the Grand Touring trim has price tags of $24,990 and $26,240 for the FWD and AWD respectively.

Compared to other models that will make you shell out about $25,000 to $30,000, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 most certainly offers a great deal. Even if the 2017 Mazda CX-3 only undercuts its competition by a small amount of money, everyone wants to be able to save as much as possible given the tough economy. Thanks to this and everything else it offers, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 has a very strong appeal to the market.

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