The Mazda CX3 with sporty body kits and decals is being showcased at the 2016 Bangkok Motor Show. The compact crossover targets younger audience with its sharp styling. The accessorized version demonstrates that the car can be made much more sportier with minor modifications.
The black finished model features bumper extensions, side skirts, roof-mounted spoiler, and red accents on chin, wheel rims, brake calipers, wing mirror caps, skirts and diffuser. The kitted up car also features subtle silver and white body decals. Interiors sport similar black and red appointments.
There are no mechanical changes. The Mazda CX-3 for the Thailand market is available with 2.0-litre petrol motor which belts out 156 PS and 204 Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre diesel engine which is capable of 105 PS and 270 Nm of torque. Both motors are paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission with a manual mode.
Equipment highlights include infotainment system, automatic climate control, multiple airbags, ABS, projector lamps, LED DRLs, foglights, alloy wheels, drive modes, idle start-stop system, etc.
The Mazda CX-3 is priced between THB 835,000 (around INR 15.67 lakhs) and THB 1,155,000 (around INR 21.68 lakhs) in Thailand. It rivals the likes of Ford EcoSport, Honda HR-V, Hyundai Creta (not in Thai market yet) and so on.