In 2015, Mazda unveiled a Koeuru concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This concept is being brought out to reality by the production of the 2017 Mazda CX-4. The model is expected to make its first appearance to the public at the China Auto in Beijing in April 2016. Its production is supposed to have started, and the sales of this fancy SUV should start in the month of June. This car has unique head and tail lights, winged mirrors attached to the front door and uniquely shaped door handles. The pictures released of the final model looks exactly like the auto show model. In the year 2015, sales for the CX -3 went down by 9 per cent and it is expected this latest model will outdo this trend because the medium SUV went up by 11%. While the CX-5 is a family concept car, with a larger boot space and the CX-3 a bit smaller, the 2017 Mazda CX-4 will mediate between the two and will be more sophisticated.
2017 Mazda CX-4 – Fresh New Look Promised Improvements
The most noticeable and unique feature of this SUV are the elongated headlamps, with additional fog lamps. The lower grille and the upper grille including the front bumper have been fine tuned in order to for less expensive manufacturing. The wheels have been slightly pushed inside the body, and the car has some unique side mirrors attached to the door. They have removed the glossy finish which was there in the CX-3. The CX-4 is supposed to have a straddle that is between the CX-3 and the CX-5. It is also sportier than the two models. This model has a height of 1,500 mm, 4,600 mm in length and 1,900 mm in width. It also has a wheel base of 2,700 mm. Therefore it is slightly larger than the CX – which is already in the market and slightly smaller than the CX-5 which is still on its concept face.
The interior is similar to CX-9 concept and it will have a larger cargo area and expanded leg room. It will have an 8 inch touch screen LCD display, internet radio, Bluetooth, and you can integrate it with your smart phone. It takes entertainment and comfort to a whole new level.
2017 Mazda CX-4 – Engine and Performance
The 2017 Mazda CX-4 targets those customers who like a sporty feel but still have a family. It is an improvement for the CX-4 customers. It will have a 2.5 liter engine, which is turbo charged. The engine is known as the SkyActiv engine and there will be an option for a diesel engine for the European market.
2017 Mazda CX-4 Price and Release Date
The first appearance is expected in April 2016 but and the first sales are expected in June the same year. Its average price will be about $ 21,097 which is between the CX-3 and the CX-4. The 2017 Mazda CX-4 produced under the Koeru concept, designed by Iwao Koizumi is the sporty SUV that is expected not to disappoint the client base especially those who have tested the CX-3. This new cross over concept is being introduced into the market so that Mazda can study the feedback and see if it is a useful model.