The 2012 Mazda 3 makes its first appearance in Toronto

2012 Mazda3 1024x682 The 2012 Mazda 3 makes its first appearance in Toronto

2012 Mazda3 5 1024x682 The 2012 Mazda 3 makes its first appearance in Toronto

Mazda show cased its 2012 Mazda3 sedan at the 2011 Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto. It is a five-door hatchback model. Mazda has earlier distributed pictures and information about the automobile. The new Mazda3 has Skyactiv-G gasoline engine and Skyactiv-Drive automatic transmission crafted by the Japanese company. Besides it also received few cosmetic changes.

The car has a new technically sound bonnet that has distinct advantage over its competitors. The bonnet features Skyactive engine and transmission technologies, which have been used for the first time in any production vehicle, stated Mazda3. Direct-injection technology and a high compression ratio are the two vital traits of the engine where as the transmission is believed to be light in weight and smaller in size. These features of engine and transmission will make the vehicle fuel efficient and trim down the CO2 emissions. Mazda3 did not disclose any other technical details or performance figures at the Canadian International AutoShow.

Auto designers gave new exterior to the car with a completely new front design expressing sturdy yet stylish looks. Car has the redesigned grills, highlighted fog bezels and bright front headlamps. However, there are no specific changes at back except the rear bumper that ensures Mazda3 shall keep up to its reputation in future as always. The alloy wheels also get the make over with 16-inch and 17-inch sizes.

Mazda3 never overlooks the safety features hence brings in the standard equipment as ABS, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and Emergency Stop Signaling system(ESS). In addition the optional bi-xenon headlights amid pivoting adaptive front lighting system accentuate the safety aspect of the car.

This US-spec 2012 Mazda3 hits the showroom this fall.

–Kreation Guru


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