New upcoming model 2018 Mazda 3 is something different than predecessors. Some clients are guessing that time of final recovery in the showroom will be in late 2018, but this is not for sure. In very similar versions, this carryover car will be available like sedan or hatchback. Several exteriors solutions are in process.
There is going to be very many novelties with serious investments. As it was before, the name of the machine will be another name for quality and stamina. Mazda is always progressing in every way.
2018 Mazda 3 design
Design for new 2018 Mazda 3 will likely remain untouched in basics, but with small refreshments. With modern technology like LED lighting system and various color facilities. Current options for wheels are 17 inch model with high-quality material. The shape of body and shell itself will be modernized, and also made to be durable. The lighter composition is of the special combo of materials from steel and aluminum, with additional carbon guard. Interior is going to be cozy and well positioned with leather materials inside.
2018 Mazda 3 engine
The powertrain is going to have interesting composure since the previous models had strict one solution with no other fuel combo. This one will have 2.0-liter engine that can gain 160 horsepower and 160 lb-ft of torque.
Another choice probably more likely is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder. This one can deliver 184 hp and 190 lb-ft of torque.
Both of engines are perfectly capable of enduring six-speed manual or six-speed auto transmission. Also, this engine types, in any of this combos are perfectly safe and have special safety package. They can carry special responsibility about fuel consumption and more.
2018 Mazda 3 HCCI engine
New technology is arriving with a new way of the updated engine. The 2018 Mazda 3 will receive HCCI. The phrase is standing for Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition technology in its engine. The HCCI technology is developing for decades and is very significant in the automobile industry.
The Australian market is announcing that Mazda will certainly be able to apply these powertrains on new 2019 series. Also, the HCCI engine will produce energy by a special process. The engine will run on gasoline, and it works on the air-fuel mix on low temperature, which reduces lost heat by 30%. However, the special temperature is needed for smooth emission, since the temperature must not be too much hot or cold. Those changes are affecting ignition system and disable stronger transmission. Finally, further data is capable of solving and there will be more details about the final look of the engine.
2018 Mazda 3 HCCI engine future
With the new redesign, 2018 Mazda 3 HCCI engine will have special marks as the improved engine. However, with many years of improvement, this technology has clear future. The fewer details about redesign will give this model more room for powertrain innovations. Creators are very optimistic and testing is showing gains in few segments, including acceleration and smoother transmission. The Japanese carmaker is already planning few new things for the 2019 year model, so we must be patient with Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition technology to reach its peak and full potential.
2018 Mazda 3 price and release
Since the production of 2018 Mazda 3 is still running, we can expect final ends by the end of current year. There is no perfect solution or estimations about prices, but some rumors telling otherwise. Some guessing for each model is different. For base models for the sedan is about $19,800-26,000 and for hatchback nearly $27000. There will be special promotions for first clients by the first shopping, but until final presentations, this is just a rumor.
Although it comes almost unchanged for 2018, we can expect some really great features. According to the autoblog.com, the new Mazda3 for 2018 will have more equipment now in the basic trim package. They point out that from now on every package of equipment (starting from the basic – Sport package) will be equipped with the low-speed automatic emergency braking system.
When it comes to the engines, here you can also expect some novelty!
The 2.0-liter engine will be available only in Sport trim. This means that Touring trim will come with 2.5-liter engine ad standard.
When it comes to the 2018 Mazda 3 Grand Touring trim it will also come with an only 2.5-liter engine with 184 hp. However, it will now get self-leveling LED headlights, new LED rear lights, and running lights as well.
Mazda drop prices for the new 2018 Mazda 3 models
When it comes to the prices, consumers will be pleasantly surprised. Price for the Sport model will actually be increased by $250, however, keep in the mind that this trim now comes with much more features.
If you compare prices for the Touring trim with a 2.5-liter engine with upcoming 2018 Mazda 3 Touring you will be pleasantly surprised. The price is drop for the almost $360 for the sedan version and for more than $1500 for the hatchback model. According to the autoblog, prices for the Grand Touring trim will be 30,000 i.e it will be the same as the current one.