Mazda has started accepting orders for the 2021 CX-3, which will arrive at dealers across the country next month.
The subcompact crossover is offered in the Sport trim level, with an MSRP of $20,640 for the front-wheel drive model and $22,040 for the all-wheel drive version, with both prices excluding the $1,100 handling and destination charge and dealer fees ($1,145 in Alaska).
Features such as the Active Driving Display, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 7-inch touchscreen Mazda Connect, Bluetooth and six-speaker audio system are offered as standard. The electronic parking brake with auto-hold function, remote keyless illuminated entry, push-button start, cloth seats and power windows are also included.
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The iActivSense safety pack is part of the standard gear and for the 2021 model year, the Night Pedestrian Detection has been added to enhance the Advanced Smart City Brake Support. Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning, Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Control, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and reversing camera are standard.
The dusk-sensing headlights, with auto-leveling, have also been enhanced in the latest iteration CX-3, which boasts LED exterior lighting, 16-inch alloy wheels, double exhaust pipes, black front grille, roof-mounted spoiler and shark fin antenna.
Power still comes from the 2.0-liter SkyActiv-G four-cylinder engine, which pumps out 148 HP (150 PS / 110 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 146 pound-feet (198 Nm) of torque at 2,800 rpm, and is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift mode and a Sport driving mode that that creates a more engaging experience.
The Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Machine Gray Metallic and Soul Red Crystal Metallic paint finishes will cost you $395, $495 and $595, respectively.