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Mazda CX-3 details come to light

Posted Dec 9th 2012 8:57AM

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Mazda may be working on a new CUV, according to Auto Express. Reportedly called the CX-3, the small crossover will be engineered to take on the likes of the Ford EcoSport and Nissan Juke, but with a focus on fuel efficiency and engaging driving characteristics.

The report names no sources, but says the CX-3 will benefit from a new small-displacement diesel engine. The 1.6-litre oil burner will be joined by a 1.3-litre gasoline engine when the vehicle debuts in 2014. Auto Express reports the model may bow as a front-wheel drive offering only, with no all-wheel-drive option.

And what will it look like? Word has it Mazda will continue to leverage the face we've seen on the current CX-5 (pictured). That means the company's shield grille will make the jump, but with more plastic lower body cladding. Inside, Auto Express says the CX-3 will offer buyers fold-flat rear seating for extra cargo capacity.
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News Source: Auto Express

Image Credit: Copyright 2012 AOL

Category: Crossover, Mazda, Rumourmill

Tags: 2014 mazda cx-3, cx-3, mazda, mazda cx-3

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WHY show pictures of a CX-5 when the article is about the CX-3?????

This really is a NON - ARTICLE.... Waste of time!!!!!!

FAIL!!!!

December 09 2012 at 4:20 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply