Is this the defining factor that the Mazda 3 has been missing all along?
The new Turbo Charged Mazda 3 that launched in 2019 was met with a mix of different emotions. Its bold new design was something that was much talked about and heavily debated among the loyalists of the Mazda brand. Most probably the shocking discussion on everyone’s lips was the engine line-up offerings. There are two different engines that Mazda are offering on the . A 1.5l petrol engine which delivers 88kw and 153nm of power and a 2.0l petrol engine delivering 121kw and 213nm of power. Neither of these engines are turbo charged. Was this decision deliberate or did they have other plans in mind?
How exactly does a turbo charged increase its social value?
There are two main perks of going turbo charged. One is fuel efficiency and the other is increased performance. Let’s focus on the latter for now as that seems to be the key focus of concern. Increased performance from a turbo charged engine will sure match the presence that the Mazda 3 currently has on the road.
Increased performance will make it a perfect match up for its counter parts from Germany. This may entice buyers to opt for the lesser expensive offering from Japan that offers the premium fit and finish as a Mercedes Benz A-Class or BMW 1 series. The interior of the already surpasses the quality and feel over the popular Golf, and may just be a more compelling buy offer over the Audi A3.
To a very few number of buyers, it most certainly is. The average consumer who does not really take exhilarating performance into consideration, the current offerings will do just fine. They are fuel efficient compared to the other vehicles in its class and offers a very comfortable driving experience that outweighs a minor lack in “performance”.
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