Mazda has confirmed that its CX-3 crossover will be priced from £17,595 when it goes on sale in the summer.

The entry-level model will be powered by a 2wd 120hp 2.0-litre petrol engine. It emits 137g/km of CO2, while the cheapest diesel model (1.5-litre105hp 2wd SE) is priced from £18,995. It emits 105g/km of CO2.

SE models feature 16-inch alloy wheels, heated power mirrors, while SE-L models add rear privacy glass and front LED fog lamps. Mazda claimed the top of the range CX-3 Sport Nav is the first car in the class to feature LED headlights. It also adds 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and chrome door sills.

Inside, the CX-3 features a seven-inch touchscreen, DAB radio, Bluetooth and a multifunction steering wheel across all models, while the Sport Nav adds navigation including three years of free European map updates, a Bose sound system, keyless entry and a head-up display system, while Mazda said the boot is big enough to carry 350 litres.