Car review: Mazda's facelifted CX-3 offers less punch but more value

The Mazda CX-3 has undergone a minor facelift. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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SINGAPORE - Five years ago, the Mazda CX-3 caused quite a buzz in the subcompact crossover market with its outsized 2-litre engine.

Like fine wine, the CX-3 has aged well and exudes a timeless elegance. It easily holds its own against newer upstarts such as the Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid and Volkswagen T-Cross.

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