Mazda3 Mazda3 is a small car which is available in sedan and five-door hatchback versions. It’s aimed at those who are looking for an affordable and enjoyable to drive car. Mazda first introduced it in 2004. Mazda3 back in the year 2004. The third generation model was launched in 2014 with the model.
The Mazda3 was always an exciting alternative to affordable compact cars, and brings an element of fun to the everyday commute. The latest generation of the car has that same feeling of fun, but it’s also a part of a more sophisticated outlook and demonstrates that how the car has evolved in numerous ways. This is why the Mazda3 is certain to be a hit with many as a practical, comfortable and enjoyable way to get around.
Trims and Pricing
Mazda provides Mazda3 Mazda3 with three trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring which are all of which can be purchased as a sedan or hatchback. Its base Sport model is equipped with power accessories and sixteen” steel wheels and a 60/40 split rear seat cruise control Bluetooth connectivity and AM/FM radios with 6 speakers, a 7″ full touchscreen with color with a push button start, remote entry that is remote-free, as well as rearview cameras. Touring models include heated side mirrors as well as 18-inch alloy wheels. the steering wheel is wrapped in leather and shift knob with advanced keyless entry heated front seats that can be adjusted and automated braking assistance with a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat as well as blind spot monitoring, with rear alerts for cross traffic. Its Grand Touring trim includes a powered sliding glass moonroof as well as LED fog light, the front grille is black in metallic an Bose 9-speaker premium audio package, satellite radio and a full-color active display for driving.
A Premium Equipment Package may be added. It features Bi-LED headlights that have auto-leveling as well as adaptive front headlights the heated steering wheel as well as the navigation system. Safety packages can also be added, which comes with the warning system for lane departures and lane-keep assistance as well as radar-guided controlled cruise, as well as smart brake assistance.
The Mazda3 5-Door is priced at about $20,000 for the base Sport trim, which comes with an automatic transmission. The automatic transmission adds around $1,000 to MSRP. The Touring model is available with an MSRP of $23,000 when it is equipped with a 2.0L engine with an automatic transmission in contrast, it comes with a 2.5L engine adds about $1000 to the cost. Grand Touring models are priced similarly. Grand Touring model starts at an MSRP of around $25,000, with the automatic transmission adding about $1000. Being an enrolled member means that any Certified Dealer will give you simple pricing without problems.
Engine and Performance
The Mazda3 5-Door Touring and Sport models are equipped with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which generates 150 pound-feet of torque. The front-wheel drive option is available and there is a six-speed manual and automatic six-speed transmission are offered. The EPA estimates that fuel efficiency at 27 mpg city 37 mpg highway, 31 mpg when fitted with a manual gearbox, and 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway and 32 mpg when it is equipped with an automated transmission. The Touring model can be equipped with the 2.5L four-cylinder engine, as well. Its Grand Touring models come with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates the equivalent of 184 horsepower and 185 pounds of torque. Its Grand Touring model gets an estimated 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg when fitted with a manual transmission and 27 mpg in the city, 36 mpg highway and 30 mpg with an automatic transmission.
Inside, the Mazda3 is black in colour scheme, and a variety of accent trim pieces matched to the trim level. The overall look is superior to the previous model, and has an extremely modern and elegant look. Its gauge panel features only one analog gauge and two screens with digital to either side The center stack is a bit bare of physical controls. The infotainment interface is very simple, with only a few options and buttons, which makes it easy to use and learn. The front seats resemble sports seats in a way and have big bolsters in the side that make the experience more comfortable. There’s plenty of space up to the front. The rear seats are comfortable and more importantly, they have 35.8 inches of legroom that is sufficient for taller people to comfortably sit. The car comes with a trunk that has 12.4 cubic feet storage space which is certainly in the middle of the class. Hatchback models have 20.2 cubic feet space for cargo. They fold the seats down in the hatchback and the sedan however in the sedan model, you need to remove the headrests before you can fold them down.