Mazda 3 since 2003
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Mazda 3 (since 2003 of release)

The new Mazda 3 model united in itself all best qualities promoting success of her predecessors. It represents new alternative to cars of the segment. Mazda 3 is the reply of the company to Europeans who look for the car predetermining style, quality and characteristics of the segment which has been traditionally focused on functionality and sales volume.

New 5-дверный the hatchback of Mazda 3 possesses faultless design Mazda and a high level of quality. As well as other cars Mazda of new generation, its external design forces to feel an anticipation of the exciting, carefree drive.

The movement incorporated with durability and stability of Mazda 3, is an integral part of the concept "feeling of movement", successfully embodied in the Mazda 6, Mazda 2 and Mazda RX-8 models. The dynamic proportions created thanks to long wheel base and salon, short свесам and to wheels of big diameter, and also expanded wings, give to this 5-door hatchback positively self-confident look.

Based on methods of development of a leader of Mazda RX-8, a hatchback interior Mazda 3 is much more spacious, than it seems outside. It at the same time sports and comfortable, functional and capacious that is very important for the car of its segment.

The hatchback of Mazda 3 is one of the biggest cars of the class, despite aggressive, sports design. It possesses spacious, wide salon, and its long wheel base and an optimum form of forward seats provides more than enough place for back passengers. To it still it is safely possible to add a set of offices, a big, flexible luggage carrier and you receive the car which not only it is pleasant to a message but in which pleasantly is and to use.

Engineers and designers Mazda intentionally created the visual, osyazatelny and acoustic effect allowing the driver and passengers to feel easy. The attention is given to sounds of opening and closing of doors, materials, management of lighting and feeling of control over management of all vehicle. And result - not only attractive design, but also feelings, and a sound - the most quality. A type of the central console - the highest quality, clients will be surprised, feeling as in more high-class car. Engineers added some strokes of a practicality which especially will be pleasant to young people and young families. In coasters you can not only put now glasses, but also 2-liter bottles. Back sitting now lean back in a proportion 60:40 for placement of various subjects.

External design of Mazda 3 courageous and vigorous, involving with the freshness. Accurate lines of a cowl and sharply expressed lines of "shoulders" give to the car physicality and commitment which really allocate it from crowd. Sports interior design together with the dashboard and the lighting, hinting at Mazda RX-8, will provide to the driver excellent ergonomics. The space of an interior is maximized to provide the spaces best in the class at level of shoulders and knees. A hatchback Mazda shows vigor and reliability, while a sedan - identity, physicality and grace

Leading in the class "sbitost" and vigor of a body allowed engineers to maximize stability and controllability on high speeds, to offer the controllability best in the market, accuracy of a steering, brake system, absence of vibration and noise, and also the best dynamic characteristics. Mazda 3 has long wheel base with short forward and back svesy that gives dynamics of appearance. Together with a multilever back suspension bracket the long wheel base provides outstanding dynamic characteristics and the maximum comfort for the driver and passengers. Mazda 3 has issue of EURO IV and obedient petrol engines with a choice of 1.4 l of 80 h.p., 1.6 l of 105 h.p. or 2.0 l of 150 h.p.

Development of new architecture of a body allowed to maximize protection of passengers together with the adapted structure of safety of MAIDAS. The new architecture of a body was reflected in the body framework, absorbing and disseminating energy of blow in every possible collisions, and offers the safety best in the world in the class. Passive safety include standard forward safety cushions with a double stage of disclosure, lateral pillows and a shtorka, developing at collision a steering wheel and a brake pedal to minimize damages of the driver. Active safety is provided with standard ABS with the integrated system of electronic distribution of brake effort (EBA) and, as the additional equipment, system of dynamic stabilization (DCS).

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