New Mazda CX-3 will have an economical diesel engine

April 12, 2015 at 2:35 pm

During Geneva Motor Show Japanese Company Mazda has brought already viewed in Los Angeles crossover CX-3, but with one significant difference – the economical diesel engine, which on the eve of completed development specialists.
So crossover Mazda CX-3 for the European market will be supplied with a new 1.5-liter turbo diesel engine family Skyactiv-D. According to information provided by the company, the development of powertrain ended just a few days before the international automobile exhibition in Geneva. With this engine crossover CX-3 does except SUVs will not name, because he only gives out 105 horsepower and maximum torque is 270 Nm.

Mazda CX-3 picture

Mazda CX-3 pics

According to official data, the most economical version of the crossover is “diesel equipment” with front wheel drive and manual transmission – it will consume only 4 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers traveled path. For comparison, the popular SUV Nissan Juke with 110-horsepower 1.5-liter diesel engine and 6-speed manual transmission consumes 5.1 liters of fuel.

Mazda CX-3 pics

Mazda CX-3 image

In Europe, the novelty will be sold at the end of spring. Price starts from 25 thousand euros for the version with petrol engine and from 34 thousand euros for four-wheel drive diesel version.