The Mazda 3 series, after the recent upgrades got some more feathers attached to its crown, and surprisingly this time, it is all about the enhanced performance capabilities it has imbibed. The auto experts we know, who are associated with the … shared their views that that most recent changes that are found in the 2021 Mazda 3 series can be observed under the hood. The result of these changes can be best experienced when you speed up this sedan model through the highways and sneak its way through the winding city roads, suggested an experienced driver who is associated with the Mazda dealership Santa Cruz.
Changes Seen Under the Hood
The year 2021 has brought the Mazda 3 models a special treatment because of the new turbocharger engine that got introduced to the present-day lineup. It is a new 2.5L capacitive turbocharger engine that has superb performance abilities, that has pushed the Mazda 3 series to a higher status through its appreciable handling prowess and smooth accelerations.
Here we all must remember the fact that the Mazda 3 sedan series has received a comprehensive update back in the year 2019, that brought in the activation of the SkyActiv technology from the house of Mazda.
With these direct injection engines along with the C1 based architecture borrowed from Volvo, the performance abilities of the 2021 Mazda 3 models has thoroughly enhanced. Now stepping into its fourth generation, the Mazda 3 Sedan not only looks amazing with the new edgy design but is also comprised of all the tweaks that contribute heavily to its impeccable performance.
Lining Up the Powertrains for the Year 2021
The 2021 model year edition of Mazda 3 Sedans are now better-equipped with all the necessary performance-oriented features enabled in them. The new powertrain consists of a 2.5L SkyActiv engine, making 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. This powerplant provides the 2021 Mazda 3 drivers an easy way out to dominate the unruly road surfaces.
The SkyActiv technology on the other hand, allows the new engine of 2.5L capacity provide the 2021 Mazda 3 models ample power to rev through the different surfaces, both on highways and off-road surfaces. To achieve this, Mazda has selected a 6-Speed SkyActiv sports automatic transmission as a standard choice to accompany the engine. It can deliver slick shifts as well as energetic gear changes. For the drivetrain, Mazda prepared its 2021 3 series models with FWD as the standard configuration and also offer AWD setting as an upgradable option.
As known from the Santa Cruz Mazda dealership driving experts, Mazda has also added a new Skyactiv-G 2.0L engine in addition to a Skyactiv-G 2.5T one apart from the naturally aspirated 2.0-liter engine that focuses majorly on the fuel efficiency. It is a capable powerplant that produces 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque and is configured with a front-wheel-drive setup.
However, both the engines come equipped with G-Vectoring Control Plus feature that is known for their special engineering meant to deliver mind-blowing performance, that comes out of the smooth and quick shifts as well as the time torque vectoring that bring about the supple handling prowess.