Like with all new-generation Mazdas, the carmaker developed the latest version of the 2017 Mazda 3 based on a human-centred development philosophy, paying close attention to human traits and perceptions to deliver a satisfying sensation to drivers and passengers alike. We predict the Mazda3 will hold its value well in coming years, but not quite match that of the Subaru Impreza, Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla. Up front, the Mazda3 for 2017 is revised slightly, with a more streamlined grille and headlight treatment, new side-mirror design and, on Touring and Grand Touring models, new 18-inch wheels. Where is the support and comfort as a driver? We tested a manual Mazda3 Grand Touring, the highest of three trim levels Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. Smart Brake Support operates under certain conditions above 10 mph. The Editorial department is independent of Cars. Inside, the 2017 Mazda 3 adds usability and practicality with, for example, an enhanced Active Driving Display featuring a high quality full-colour display.
Compare them , or stack up the 2016 and 2017 Mazda 3. Some competitors — the Honda Civic and come to mind — are a step ahead. From woofers mounted in the front side panels to the positioning of high-range speakers, engineers studied every detail of how sound interacts with its environment to achieve an auditory experience unlike anything ever felt in a Mazda. Please see your Owner's Manual for further details. All fees and programming subject to change.
Created by the hands of master artisans, the piece conveys energy by eliminating all that is unnecessary, leaving only what is essential ——becoming the inspiration for its final design stage: the all-new Mazda3. Mazda redesigned the steering wheel for 2017; a heated rim is now optional. The hatchback receives revised styling at the rear, as well. The suspension tackles potholes well enough but makes for a busy highway ride even over relatively good roads. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. The Cruz, for one, feels quicker than any flavor of Mazda3, and most versions get better gas mileage to boot.
The Sport and Touring use a 2. It eases communicating information to drivers without any need for them to take their eyes off the road. Manual-transmission lovers will love the fact that Mazda offers an excellent one in both the sedan and hatchback, and with both engines. The idea is to improve all major aspects of a car, such as engine, transmission, chassis and body in order to improve overall performance and driving quality of the vehicle. All Mazda3 models are front-wheel drive. Safety Both the hatchback and sedan Mazda 3 notched for crashworthiness and available crash-prevention technology performance from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, putting the Mazda3 ahead of. Mazda also offers a 155-hp, 2.
Smart Brake Support operates under certain driving conditions. These features help improve your visibility and awareness of the road and help monitor the traffic conditions around you. Prices and release date are yet to be confirmed, but, as always, the rumors have proven to be somewhat accurate, but, nevertheless, we should take them with a grain of salt. A six-speed automatic transmission is optional. Driver Attention Alert is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. A more powerful version will include a 2.
Diesel-powered versions of Mazda's newest compact get high-precision boost control, which enhances accelerator responsiveness. The main reason for that is not necessarily linked to its sexy exterior design or the level of technology available on the model, but one single feature, releted to what's under the hood. But the drawbacks are reasonable for those who sign up, and the payoff remains strong. Show full review updated its compact mainstay for 2017 with a few styling tweaks, some interior upgrades and more noise insulation. Every higher level trim will add something extra to the basic equipment, but if you opt for the most basic version, you will not be disappointed.
Need better traction in winter? To recall, it was the 2. . The system operates at speeds above approximately 40 mph and will not detect inattentive drivers in all circumstances. Every feature and fit molded to the body of the driver, making every movement between you and the vehicle second nature. The new look adds an aesthetic appeal while providing an enhanced driving experience. On the inside, things are little different, since the designers made an attempt to make the new Mazda 3 appeal little more premium, with the use of more quality materials on the steering wheel and on the dashboard, as well. Current information and features may not be available in all locations.
All the gasoline engines present on the third-generation Mazda3 are naturally aspirated, which makes it a unique proposition. Mazda3 hatchbacks boast over 47 cubic feet of room with seats folded. The updated version of the new will feature the same two engine options as before. Other dials and buttons for climate and audio are also intuitive and easy to use. Whether as a 4-door sedan or 5-door hatchback, the 2017 Mazda3 has knockout styling. Among other things, Mazda has also improved steering wheel ergonomics. Poised and dignified, it beckons to be driven.
The smaller engine and automatic-equipped transmission max out as high as 32 mpg. As before, the Mazda3 comes as a sedan or hatchback with a choice of two engines, each with a manual or automatic transmission. The 2017 Mazda3 offers two engine choices, both with a Skyactiv pedigree. The warm and engaging cabin also provides a versatile environment to suit the demands of any adventure. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices.