The CX-3’s forward-thinking KODO design is evident both inside and out. From the interior’s premium hand-crafted quality to the innovative features, you’ll feel that everything is ergonomically designed around you – giving you a Jinba Ittai oneness with car. Mazda have refined the exterior’s progressive body design with pure, simple lines and energy-suggestive contours. It conveys a mix of power and stylish charm that is sure to capture hearts.
Our latest evolution of KODO Design begins with people. The stylish exterior has a unique individuality that enables you to express yourself. Elegant, sleek lines contrast with bold, solid proportions to give CX-3 a striking presence for a car of this size. Inside the comfortable, spacious interior you’ll experience the finest premium quality and craftsmanship with intuitive features and innovative design built around you.
SKYACTIV Technology lets you experience the fun side of CX-3 while offering control, comfort and fuel efficiency. So wherever you go, you’re free to enjoy nimble, responsive handling and superior driving dynamics. Also with intelligent i-ACTIVSENSE safety features helping you to avoid collisions, you’ll have the security, protection and peace of mind to drive with confidence.
Mazda have built in passive car safety features to protect you. The CX-3 enjoys a number of safety and security features including Airbags, Emergency Brake Assist, an Anti-Lock Braking System, Dynamic Stability Control, an alarm and an Engine Immobiliser.
Red is a difficult colour to get right in a car. Ferrari manage it effortlessly, of course, but in the mass market, reds often suffer either from a lack of depth and brilliance or, even worse, end up looking as garish as a cheap lipstick.
Above all carmakers, Mazda has it nailed down – the soul red crystal paint job is a stunner, and now makes its debut on the CX-3.
On many international launches, I arrive to a line of 20 or 30 test cars in various shades and have difficulty deciding which I prefer. With Mazda, there’s always only one choice for me, and that’s the red, especially when the sun is out.
It certainly was on Tuesday and Wednesday (well, except for one heroic drenching, a test the wipers passed with flying colours) in Malaga, where the Mazda CX-3 was presented to European media. In that lovely Andalusian light, the car looked pretty spectacular.