We’ve accepted for some time now that Mazda has alive on a turbo adaptation of its Mazda3. In fact, the company’s U.S. analysis acquaint a video on its YouTube approach announcement a big premiere on July 8. It was adequately apparent that would be the Mazda3 Turbo.
It seems Mazda in Mexico was quicker out of the blocks, however, as the company’s bounded admiral for the country has presented the archetypal online, demography anybody by surprise.
And so we’ve abstruse that the turbocharged 2021 Mazda3 will be powered by a 2.5L, 4-cylinder SKYACTIV-G bearing 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. If these numbers complete familiar, it’s because that aforementioned powertrain is accessible with the Mazda6 and the CX-5, for example.
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2021 Mazda3 Turbo, three-quarters rear
Sadly, it won’t be accessible to acquaintance the agent to annihilation but a 6-speed automated manual that sends ability to both axles. It charcoal to be apparent if what Mazda Mexico is announcement will be applicative to our market, but it’s absurd there will be any above differences.
Despite the more-powerful engine, this is not a activation of the Mazdaspeed 3. The new Mazda3 alternative is around identical to the approved model. It’s abundantly able in Mexico with a 12-speaker Bose complete system, ability sunroof, 18-inch auto and LED automated headlights. Mexican dealerships are assured shipments starting on July 20, and the archetypal will be offered in GT and Signature versions.
Here again, we’ll accept to delay and see what the artefact alms will attending like for Canada, including the pricing. Looking at what’s been done with the CX-5, we can apprehend to see the turbo agent offered accepted with the Signature variant, and as an advantage with the GT trim.