Mazda 3 (2017)
Mazda 3 (2017)
The 2017 Mazda 3, presented in the domestic market under the name Mazda Axela, became available in Japan as a model with some innovative options.
The auto manufacturer created the newest variant of the 2017 Mazda 3 following engineering principles relevant to human needs as well as all other Mazda models of the new generation lineup and placed special emphasis on the human features with the aim of meeting the needs of car occupants. Mazdaís rider-and-horse-as-one principle called Jinba Ittai has been used in the construction of the sporty model as the basic concept behind the symbolic Mazda MX-5 two-seat roadster.
The 2017 Mazda 3 represents the first demonstration of G-Vectoring Control (GVC). Itís innovative equipment in the latest SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS lineup ensuring complex management of engine, transmission, chassis and vehicle body in order to improve the construction developed following Jinba-Ittai method. GVC offers different variants of engine torque with the aim of load balancing of all wheels improving accuracy of car management and easier running in any driving environment. The latest Mazdaís compact vehicles equipped with diesel engines achieved high accuracy boost control. It is also fitted with one innovative system intended to reduce noise from diesel engine and vibrations leading to knocking in three major frequency bands. Every diesel model has been developed using another relevant technology named Natural Sound Smoother.
In terms of interior design the 2017 Mazda 3 features easy handling and functionality along with an improved Active Driving Display representing a premium full-colour screen. It allows to facilitate distribution of information to drivers without distracting them from traffic road. What is more, Mazda has also enhanced ergonomic operation of steering wheel. As for exterior, the beneficial hatchback and fastback robust constructions are characterized by a low level of stance.
Progressive active and safety shield equipment comprises Advanced Smart City Brake Support. The forward-sensing camera of the system serves as a replacement of the existing laser and allows to increase the speed range in order to identify other autos and simultaneously provide opportunity to detect pedestrians. The 2017 Mazda 3 will possess Adaptive LED Headlights along with non-glare long-distance beams ensuring perfect night-time lightning without dazzling effect on other drivers. Besides, the model will be fitted with a broad-range of dipped beams and an automatic leveling option.
It is planned that the 2017 Mazda 3 will be delivered to Europe in the end of 2016. The range of powertrains will still include three SKYACTIV-G gasoline-powered engines and two engines consuming clean diesel fuel.