After the recent updates, the 2021 model year edition of Mazda 3 contributed heavily to the segment of family sedans by adding these beautiful sedans to the lot. The 2021 Mazda 3 sedans now with all these relevant changes have become all the more desirable, especially for the ones who are not really impressed by the idea of driving a practical looking crossover, revealed the owner of the Mazda dealership Santa Cruz showroom.
It is from him again that we came to know about all those changes done to the 2021 model year edition of Mazda 3 model series that made all the difference. Among them, the most important ones are to be found under the hood that have a cumulative effect on the performance level.
Changes Done Under the Hood
For the year 2021 Mazda upgraded its 3 series models with a special turbo power plant. It is the magic of this new 2.5L turbocharger engine has been added to the lineup this year that increased the overall value of the Mazda 3 series.
It is a known fact that the Mazda 3 sedan series has already received a significant update under its hood just the last year, in 2019. The models got new powertrain components that enabled Mazda’s own SkyActiv technology along with the advantages like direct injection engines, and C1 architecture borrowed from Volvo. Now that the Mazda 3 series models have stepped into their fourth generation, Mazda has blessed them with much greater number of advanced features. All this got matched with a new look that looks amazingly refined. The new 2021 Mazda 3 sedans look stunning yet composed with the new massive front grill that silently speaks about its reliability and performance.
2021 Lineup of Powertrains
With all the visible changes done over time, the 2021 model year edition of Mazda 3 Sedans get a newly equipped, and performance booster powertrain. It is a new 2.5L SkyActiv engine that shines up the already glorious powertrain range of 2021 Mazda 3 models. The new powertrain is able to manage 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque that enhances the maneuverability of the 2021 Mazda 3 sedans prominently.
The year 2021 also got the Mazda 3 models a new Skyactiv-G 2.0L engine is added to the Skyactiv-G 2.5T one. This engine is a naturally aspirated one with 2.0-liter capacity which is entirely focused on enhancing the fuel efficiency. This engine makes 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque with the front-wheel-drive setup.
But irrespective of the powertrain you choose, all the 2021 Mazda 3 models get the benefits of G-Vectoring Control Plus feature that comes standard on all trim levels. These new powertrain features contribute to the mind-blowing performances of the 2021 Mazda 3 models, leaving many of its rival models behind.
As learned from the Santa Cruz Mazda dealership owner, there is also a new gearbox that Mazda picked up for these new engines in order to give these flagship model 3 series a supple handling prowess.