The 2019 Mazda 3, among the Asian underdogs against the European stars, is perhaps as the most discreet. And yet, it offers services that could enable it to better position itself in the context of competition. What for? Here are some elements of the response.
2019 Mazda 3 Redesign
As too often, and wrongly, when it comes to think about buying a new vehicle, we don’t think immediately to the constructor of Hiroshima. Indeed, Mazda is not only the MX – 5, but also ensures its presence on popular market segments, such as the Compact. She is competing with the Mazda 3, which offers a small update aesthetic and technical, remember that he shouldn’t forget it.
For those who like to have fun at the game of the seven errors, the current year and the previous version will give you of the trouble! It must be said that his style, at the time, fluid and dynamic, gives it a classic that made him spend the years without seeming dated. However, the lights and grille design evolves, without changing the look. However the headlights technology updates with active lighting to leds.
Inside of 2019 Mazda 3, there are developments on the fingers of one hand. Qualitatively, the whole still appears too serious, even austere. There is no major odd in terms of finish, but it will not excite on different coatings. The wheel comes from the Mazda 6 and can warm the hands.
For the rest in terms of equipment, note the heads-up display now in color, the G-vectoring that one had experienced on his big sister and two or three more things. Is always also installed onboard, with a driving position that makes you want to align the kilometers. For this exercise, we chose a Diesel engine.
2019 Mazda 3 Engine Specs
Under our hood, a 150 HP mated to a 2.2 box auto. If it turns out to be a little sound at startup, it is quickly forgotten. Especially as the automatic, a model of softness, calms the driving point to care what anyone. She doesn’t always listen what asked when it was decided to take hold of a retro gadage, but put the foot down enough to get out of a situation that calls for power.
The engine missing a couple, so much the better, and above all shows available on a relatively wide range, which minimizes changes in reports. An ideal companion to rally a point has to B without too feel the kilometers. Added a content appetite, with a figure of 6 liters, at the peak of our fast pace in the stands in around Barcelona.
2019 Mazda 3 Test Drive
We you would explain the mode of operation of the G-Vectoring by Mazda, but even the stakeholders of the brand had a bit of trouble to popularize their speech so that we understand it well. Regardless, it is roughly an electronic device that acts on the torque between the two front wheels, helping management with the result an effort minimized on the wheel. Some observers see a form of self-locking, but we’ll let the engineers and other specialists from the technical debate between them.
The fact is that our Mazda 3 is proof of an inscription in a curve, which energizes the life at the controls. As it comes with damping in addition to filter the asperities of the bitumen, demonstrated a rigor that contains enough cash flow. This serves both the comfort, driving pleasure. Well, to tell you the truth, she shows even more homogeneous on the compromise that most of the stars of the market, we dare say.
2019 Mazda 3 Prices and conclusion
The 2019 Mazda 3 is not especially cheaper than other generalists, but offer all times a lot of series. With a range of prices starting at €23 500, this can frighten. Except that this version is not a ‘communication’, as compared to the entry level that nobody buys elsewhere. Indeed, staffing is already rich with an engine of 120 HP. The gap is only 2000 euros with 105 HP Diesel and count €29 700 for our block of 150 hp. For those who attach little importance to the image of a coat of arms (and rather incorrectly when you know a bit the past of the brand), do not forget Mazda in your surveys!