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.