2019 Mazda three arrives at Malaysian showroom – 1.5L Sedan, 2.0L Hatchback Excessive Plus; worth from RM140ok
The all-new Mazda three has but to be formally launched in Malaysia, however the fourth-generation mannequin is already on show on the Bermaz showroom in Glenmarie. As we’ve beforehand reported, the C-segment automobile comes totally imported (CBU) from Japan, and shall be provided in three variants.
The bottom variant is offered as a hatchback or sedan, and the latter is what’s being proven right here. Beneath the bonnet, there’s a SkyActiv-G 1.5 litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that develops 118 hp at 6,000 rpm and 153 Nm of torque at four,000 rpm, with energy going to the entrance wheels through a SkyActiv-Drive six-speed computerized transmission. Pricing for this variant begins from RM139,770 on-the-road with out insurance coverage.
Tools-wise, the bottom variant comes with computerized LED projector headlamps with bulb-type daytime working lights, LED taillights, 16-inch alloy wheels, single-zone guide air-conditioning, a seven-inch TFT-LCD digital instrument cluster show, an Eight.Eight-inch central show linked to a Mazda Join infotainment system with eight audio system, material upholstery, windscreen-projected head-up show, a soft-touch sprint and door playing cards, plus operated by hand entrance seats.
As for driving-related options, passive cruise management can also be included, together with an computerized brake maintain perform tied to the digital parking brake. There’s additionally a Sport mode change that will increase the throttle response whereas adjusting the shift factors of the transmission.
Sadly, the center 2.zero Excessive variant – out there solely as a sedan – was not seen on location, however we all know it retails from RM150,059. Because the variant identify suggests, this one will get a 2.zero litre model of the SkyActiv-G, which serves up 163 hp at 6,000 rpm and 213 Nm of torque at four,000 rpm, additionally with an auto gearbox. The two.zero Excessive improves upon the bottom variant by including on keyless entry, leather-based upholstery, a sunroof, frameless rearview mirror and dual-zone local weather management. Not like the bottom variant, there’s rear air-con vents current right here as effectively.
We additionally bought to see the range-topping 2.zero Excessive Plus, which is priced from RM160,059, in hatchback guise, however the variant can also be out there as a sedan. This explicit unit is completed in Polymetal Gray, which is a color that’s distinctive to the hatchback, and rides on bigger 18-inch wheels in comparison with the 16-inch models on the bottom and a pair of.zero Excessive.
The equipment listing for the two.zero Excessive Plus additional provides to what the two.zero Excessive already comes with by together with LED projector headlamps with a ring-shaped LED DRL signature (additionally on the taillights) for higher visible presence. Different enhancements embody a 10-way powered driver seat with two-setting reminiscence perform.
You’ll additionally get 4 entrance parking sensors, together with a full complement of Mazda i-Activsense security and driver help methods. These embody Adaptive Entrance-lighting System (AFS), Excessive Beam Management (HBC), Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Rear Cross Site visitors Alert (RCTA), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Lane Hold Help System (LAS), Driver Consideration Alert (DAA), Good Metropolis Brake Help (SCBS) and Mazda Radar Cruise Management (MRCC), the final merchandise being the primary time Bermaz has provided the motive force help characteristic on a Mazda mannequin.
By way of security equipment, all variants include traction management, an anti-lock braking system (ABS), digital brake-force distribution (EBA), emergency brake help (EBA), hill launch help (HLA), Dynamic Stability Management (DSC) and 7 airbags (entrance, aspect, curtain and a brand new addition being for the motive force’s knee).
We’ll have full specs of each Mazda three variant when the mannequin is launched on July 17, which is just some days away. For now, do take a look at our gallery, deep dive and first impressions posts of the brand new Mazda three, and inform us what you consider the gear that comes with the variants on show?
2019 Mazda three Hatchback 2.0L Excessive Plus
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