Changes to Mazda3 line-up and specs

The Mazda3 faces some serious competition in its segment, and Mazda hopes the current facelift might swing a few more potential buyers in its direction.

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What’s new?

A number of small changes across different areas will help to keep the Mazda3 fresh and competitive.

Technology:

The facelift version now offers Android Auto and Wireless Apple CarPlay, USB Type-C connectivity and wireless charging (Qi standard) that works on all modern smartphones. These additions ensure that the Mazda3 offers buyers the latest and most convenient connectivity options.

Exterior:

The recent facelift also adds a new exterior colour: Ceramic White. Mazda is constantly evolving its vehicle paint techniques so that every shade perfectly accentuates the design of its vehicles.

Engines:

The drivetrain options remain the same with the 1.5-litre petrol engine good for 88 kW and 153 Nm, and the flagship models get the 2.0 litre petrol engine that delivers 121 kW and 213 Nm.

Line-up and price:

Along with the facelift, Mazda has made changes to the Mazda3 model line-up, which is now available in three variants:

Mazda3 1.5L Dynamic 6MT (R447 500), Mazda3 1.5L Dynamic 6AT (R462 500) and the Mazda3 2.0L Astina 6AT (R565 700).

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