Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X will finally hit UK shores in the month of October and has a starting price of £23,555. Mazda will also make its local debut this fall with new mill and SkyActiv-D diesel unit (114hp). 2020 Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X variants are using a revolutionary 2.0-liter four-cylinder that features highest compression ratio for a production petrol engine that produces an impressive 177hp. Engine can be paired with either manual or an automatic transmission. Combined fuel economy in UK stands at 52.3 mpg (5.4 lt/100 km).
Since, the Mazda 323, Japanese automaker is also offering four-wheel drive in compact model. It will available exclusively in five-door GT Sport Tech whereas Sport, Sport Lux and GT Sport grades is offered with front-wheel drive. 2020 Mazda 3 SkyActiv-Xgains rear privacy glass, a frameless rear-view mirror and chrome detailing. Sport Lux variant gets keyless entry, heated front seats and a reversing camera whereas GT Sport adds black leather seats with power adjustment, heated steering wheel and Bose premium sound system. Lastly, 2020 Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X GT Sport tech comes with a suite of extra safety equipment like the Driver Monitoring System and 360-degree cameras.
Mazda is taking order for the GT Sport and GT Sport Tech hatchback for £200 that comes with Burgundy leather option. Moreover, the saloon can be specified with Stone leather for the same price. Exterior of the 2020 Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X, apart from the Sport trim, every trim will be differentiated by the wider exhaust tailpipes and 18-inch alloy wheels. Do check out attached images of Mazda’s latest creation.