The upcoming 2020 Mazda 3 is going to be the next generation of Mazda’s fun-to-drive hatchback and compact sedan. It is expected to combine sophisticated handling with fresh and innovative fuel-saving technology. And it will be the first car to be launched with a gasoline compression-ignition engine.
The upcoming Mazda 3 is reported to have a brand new style which follows the Kodo design language. It offers all-new look without getting rid of the basic style and proportions that make it so much popular. Since the body has already been redesigned in 2019, the 2020 model year may remain unchanged.
When it comes to the engine, it’s reported that the upcoming Mazda 3 is going to come with a new technology called SKYACTIV-X. This new technology is claimed to help the engine deliver the horsepower and free-revving nature of a gasoline engine with the efficiency and torque of a diesel.
2020 Mazda 3 Specs and Features
This fourth-generation Mazda 3 is going to use the manufacturer’s newest Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture. This new platform is more powerful and it provides less vibration, noise, and harshness into the cabin rather than the current model’s setup. It’s claimed to be a quick vehicle as well.
Under the hood, there can be two options. The entry-level models may come with a 2.0L Skyactiv-G inline-four engine which can produce 155 horsepower. On the other hand, the higher-end trims may be powered by the new Skyactiv-X compression-ignition engine. It’s expected to generate 190 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque.
This supercharged 2.0L inline-four engine is reported to be up to 30% more fuel-efficient compared to the one that comes with the previous technology. Despite the engine options, all the 2020 Mazda 3 hatchback are going to be available with either a six-speed manual gearbox or six-speed automatic gearbox.
Unique and also sophisticated, Skyactiv-X has a method that is unthinkable by other manufacturers. This is the progress of the internal combustion engine that Mazda still maintains. This Japanese manufacturer insists, there are still many ways to optimize the conventional engine naturally aspirated. Even less efficient and environmentally friendly than the hybrid engine
The upcoming Mazda 3 may come standard with blind-spot monitors, automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, and active lane control. Other safety features offered in the previous Mazda 3 may also be included in this new vehicle. A driver monitoring system is also available.
2020 Mazda 3 Interior
The All-New Mazda 3 with Kodo design carries a minimalist concept. all elements in the cockpit are made with simple and sporty. The interior of both the hatchback and the sedan are made of leather and fabric, available in Pure White leather exclusive only for Mazda 3 sedans, while the hatchback series gets burgundy leather as its exclusive interior color.
2020 Mazda 3 Release Date & Price
This upcoming Mazda 3 will be launched to the market with several competitors like Chevy Cruze, Hyundai Elantra, Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Subaru Impreza, Nissan Sentra, and some others. It is expected to go on sale in 2019, but there has been no official statement published yet.
The base price of the base version is reported to start at $21,895 for the one that comes with a six-speed automatic gearbox. Then, the completely loaded hatchback with AWD can cost around $30,000. The lease may start at $249 per month for the 35-month lease with $0 down and security deposit.
All in all, the upcoming Mazda 3 is another worth-waiting vehicle on the market nowadays. It comes with that elegant exterior look which is supported by new technology. It can be a great car if you’re looking to a sedan or hatchback this year. That’s all about the new 2020 Mazda 3.