Mazda is going to facelift one of their popular cars exclusively for the Chinese market. This is none other than what it is going to be 2017 Mazda CX-4. The news has been revealed at the last auto show held in Beijing. This is going to be a sporty and low roof crossover car.
Appearance of 2017 Mazda CX-4
As far as appearance is concerned, this car has got a semicircular type grille section made of several horizontal slats of metal. The brand logo is embedded in the centre. Headlights are sleek yet sturdy. It is made of LED and fitted with sharp reflectors that reflect maximum light. There are two small fog lamps in two sides of the front bumper.
Aerodynamics has been redefined in this facelift due to which the car travels more smoothly now. There are high-quality 18-inch alloy wheels installed in this car with each wheel having five pairs of beautifully crafted spokes. Ground clearance of this car is suitable for the on-road drive only.
2017 Mazda CX-4 is based on Koeru concept, and it focuses mainly on providing better driving experience. This Japanese automobile brand’s CEO, named as Masamichi Kogai described this car as a “totally new car” which has got sporty SUV look and lower roof. It is more like that of a waggon.
This model, as named CX-4, is in between CX-3 and CX-5 in terms of size. In terms of dimension, this car has got a wheelbase measuring 2,700 mm with 1,900 mm breadth, 1,500 mm height and 4,600 mm in length. This car might be confused as a larger version of Mazda 3. The difference is that shoulder line is sportier and lower body is more muscular.
Underneath the Hood of the 2017 Mazda CX-4
Under the hood, the 2017 Mazda CX-4 has got a 2.5-liter engine with turbocharged technology as the base version. This engine can produce power up to 227 hp. This is the same engine used in CX-9. There will be another engine with a 2.0-liter with SkyActiv technology. This engine can produce power up to 155 hp with a torque of 150 lb-ft.
Few selective markets will receive an engine version with 2.2-litre that runs only on diesel. This engine can produce power up to 147 hp with a torque of 280 lb-ft. there is a probability that this engine can produce 173 hp with a torque of 310 lb-ft as well.
The upcoming version of 2017 Mazda CX-4 will be either a front two wheel car or an all wheel car, and it will have either six speeds manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 CX-4 will be equipped with struts up in front which is of MacPherson along with the rear multi-link system.
2017 Mazda CX-4 – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The Mazda CX-4 2017 has been fixed with a price of around $21,000 for the base version. The figures may go up with higher trims. This car is supposed to hit the market within few months if nothing goes wrong.