Mazda Cx 3 2020 Engine

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A new Mazda rumor is circulating, this time starting from Australia and, for once, not about rotary engines. Instead, this rumor is saying that for 2020, Mazda will introduce a completely remade CX-3, with a significant size increase and different underpinnings.

According to Australian automotive industry journal GoAuto, the most fundamental change for the CX-3 is its platform. Currently, it says, the CX-3 stands on the Mazda2’s B-segment platform, which for 2020 Mazda will replace with the Mazda3’s small car platform. On top of this, GoAuto says, the platform will use the new SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture, which the Mazda3 will sport sometime next year. All in all, this would give the CX-3 much more cargo space and, potentially, the SKYACTIV-X engine,which will also appear next year.

Mazda Cx 3 2020 Rumors

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These changes would likely be to increase sales in the US, where the CX-3 has struggled against slightly larger crossovers. I reached out to Mazda for comment, and will update this article if I receive a response. Unfortunately, though, Mazda is generally very tight-lipped about future or possible future vehicles.

I take these rumors with a pretty hefty dose of salt, as GoAuto lists no source for this information. In addition, it seems pretty soon for a redesign for the CX-3, which the brand just redesigned for 2019, only unveiling the latest version in April.

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On the other hand, I agree that increasing size and the integration of the new SKYACTIV tech will likely be coming soon to the CX-3. The industry is already trending toward larger vehicles, and it was never really in doubt that Mazda would be putting its new tech in the whole of the lineup.

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UPDATE (9/20/18): After reaching out to Mazda for any comment they had, the brand is continuing its usual silence, replying, “Thanks for interest in Mazda Daniel. Sorry I don’t have a better answer for you but at Mazda we do not comment on speculation regarding future possible models.” Oh, well, at least I tried.

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