Good news if you’re a crossover fan – and these days who isn’t?
The updated 2017 Mazda CX-3 is hitting the road without a price hike. And there’s more good news. Not only does the base starting price stay the same, but the price drops on the available tech safety package.
The base 2017 CX-3 Sport model starts at $19,960 (not including destination charges.) This year, standard 18-inch alloy wheels come standard on the Touring models instead of just on the Grand Touring. You’ll save a few hundred bucks on the optional i-ACTIVSENSE Safety Package on the Grand Touring. It’s priced at $1,170 instead of last year’s $1,920.
The first CX-3 arrived last year. It comes in three trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. All models carry a standard 2.0-liter SkyActiv engine that uses six-speed automatic with 146-horsepower. It comes standard with a Sport mode and i-Activ AWD. The Grand Touring trim adds paddle shifters.
Plenty of standard features come with the base Sport model. Here are a few: 16-inch alloy wheels, power mirrors, Mazda Connect with voice commands, Bluetooth connectivity, USB connector, keyless entry, and push-button start.
Jump to the Touring model to add the earlier mentioned now standard 18-inch alloy wheels, heated exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals, leatherette and cloth seats, heated front seats, Blind Spot Monitoring, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. It starts at $21,960.
To add the icing to the Touring trim, you can add the Touring Premium Package that caps off the above with a BOSE seven-speaker audio system, power moonroof, HD and satellite radio, and cargo cover.
Grand Touring comes in at $24,990. It owns its position as top dog with suede seats, LED headlights with Adaptive Front-lighting System, LED lamps, navigation, automatic climate control, and Active Driving Display head-up system. Add the full suite of safety features with the i-ACTIVSENSE Package. It includes Radar Cruise Control, automatic Smart City Brake Support, Smart Brake Support, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Control, automatic on/off headlights, and rain-sensing wipers.
The 2017 CX-3 arrives in early July.
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