Are you on the hunt for a stylish, feature-rich, versatile and fun-to-drive subcompact crossover SUV? Do you live in Orange County or elsewhere in Southern California? If so, then we're confident you'll be very impressed with the 2018 Mazda CX-3 at Capistrano Mazda. After earning numerous honors over the past year, including the 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating and a finalist for the World Car Design of the Year award, the Mazda CX-9 continues strongly for the 2018 model-year with a host of new equipment and features.
Whether you're navigating the city streets of Anaheim or Irvine or cruising by the beach or on a curvy mountain road, the Mazda CX-3 is sure to deliver an exhilarating driving experience. It's powered by the state-of-the-art SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter engine, which generates an output of 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque and an EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of 32 mpg (AWD models). The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission, which features a manual-shift mode and Sport mode. Mazda CX-3 buyers have a choice of front-wheel drive, or for all-weather and off-road traction — the available predictive i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive®.
Wherever your adventures take you in Southern California, you'll have no issues staying well-connected and entertained in the 2018 Mazda CX-3. It comes standard with the MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System. Experience the clarity and intuitive functionality of its 7-inch full-color touchscreen display, along with such features as voice command and available navigation system. If you desire a high-quality sound experience, the CX-3 offers the available BOSE® audio system, HD radio and SiriusXM satellite radio. Also, the CX-3 comes standard with Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio.
As noted earlier, the Mazda CX-3 earned the coveted 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating, which gives credence to the CX-3's exceptional level of safety. Occupants can feel very safe in the rigid and durable SKYACTIV®-BODY and SKYACTIV®-CHASSIS, which forms a protective bodyshell, while also laying the foundation for the CX-3's excellent driving dynamics. For the first time, Smart City Brake Support comes standard for all CX-3 trims. It effectively applies the brakes in lower speed emergency situations. Additional safety features in the CX-3 include a rearview camera and available Mazda Radar Cruise Control and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.