Mazda revealed the all-new 2014 Mazda3 at an even in Manhattan. The Mazda3 will come as a sedan and hatchback when it goes on sale this fall. The Mazda3 features an design inspired by the midsize Mazda6. Mazda calls its latest design aesthetic KODO—“soul of motion.”
Lower and leaner than its predecessor, this third generation Mazda3 shares almost nothing with its older siblings other than a name. All new from the ground up, the 2014 Mazda3 sits on a wheelbase of 106.3 inches,
The new Mazda3 is equipped with the standard 16-inch full-cover steel wheels or higher trim-equipped 16-inch and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. It get new dynamic signature wing of the five-point grille, sleekly slanted headlamps, muscular fenders. It will be available in eight colors, including the premium metallic finish Soul Red Metallic, Titanium Flash Mica and Deep Crystal Blue Mica.
The interior is no less impressive, starting with the driver-oriented cockpit. Designed not only to appeal to the senses, each control and function also is specifically placed with intuitive utility in mind.
For the North American market, the 2014 Mazda3 will be offered with two engine choices: the currently-offered SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter gasoline engine and a new SKYACTIV-G 2.5-liter gasoline engine. Globally, the Mazda3 will be available with SKYACTIV-G 1.5- to 2.5-liter-sized gasoline engines, a SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesel engine and as a hybrid electric vehicle (Japan only).