2021 Mazda Mazda3 Sedan Select FWD

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Price with options: $22,850

MSRP: $22,850

Base Invoice: $21,854

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City: 26 - Hwy: 35

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2021 Mazda Mazda3 Sedan Pros

For 2021, new trims have been added to the lineup, which includes a brand new 2.5S trim and 2.5L Turbo model. The MAZDA3 sedan also gets a new base engine, a 2L inline-four capable of producing 155 horsepower.

2021 Mazda Mazda3 Sedan Model Highlights

For 2021, the MAZDA3 lineup gets a standard engine, the new 2L SKYACTIVE-G four-cylinder engine produces 155 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque. It is offered with an automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Last year's standard engine is still available, the 2.5L 4-cylinder SKYACTIV-G engine that makes 186 horsepower and 186-pound feet of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels via a 6-speed automatic transmission, which offers smooth and seamless gear changes and optional all-wheel drive that integrates well with Mazda's G-Vectoring Control Plus system that operates to ensure smooth driving outputs and predicable handling. A manual 6-speed gearbox is also optional but can only be paired with Premium equipped hatchback models.

The new top of the lineup 2.5 Turbo trim includes a 2.5L SKYACTIV-G turbo engine which produces 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.

The base model comes with keyless entry, push-button start, 8.8-inch screen infotainment system, 8-speaker audio system, two USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM/HD Radio, radar driven adaptive cruise control and rain-sensing wipers. The next 2.5S trim and above adds Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration.

Buyers who opt-in for the Select package, will get leatherette upholstery, a dual-zone climate control, Advanced Keyless Entry and upgraded interior trim. Turn signal mirror indicators

Heading one step further with the Preferred package gets adds an 8-way power driver seat with lumbar support with memory settings and heated front seats.

Premium models offer leather seating, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, a head-up display, 12-speaker Bose audio system, Sirius XM radio with a 90-day trial, Traffic Sign Recognition, power moonroof and upgraded headlamps which include auto high-beam and auto-leveling.

Standalone options include a color navigation system, wireless charging pad, illuminated door sill trim plates, all-weather floor mats and slick black exterior accent package to make your MAZDA3 stand out from the crowd.

Standard safety systems for the MAZDA3 include anti-lock brakes, traction control and stability control, active lane keep assist, forward collision mitigation. Front, side, and curtain and driver's knee air bags as standard equipment. The Select Package adds additional safety technology such as Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

Optional features like automatic emergency braking that can prevent a frontal collision, blind-spot monitoring and a driver-attention system that monitors for drowsiness can be equipped on all except base model versions of the MAZDA3.

2021 Mazda Mazda3 Sedan Model News

The MAZDA3 represents an excellent value. Competitors include compact car titans like the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Volkswagen Golf and Subaru Impreza. The MAZDA3 undercuts many of its rivals with its impressive driving characteristics and premium interior quality, while still offering enough space, sophisticated manners and a sleek modern exterior.

The 2021 MAZDA3 includes newly enhanced safety technology and one of the most upscale interiors in its segment. It could be considered to compete not only with offerings from Honda, Toyota and Nissan, but also with some from European entries such as the BMW 2-Series and the Audi A3.

2021 Mazda Mazda3 Sedan Value Writeup

Good balance between luxury and sportiness; spirited handling; excellent fuel economy; premium interior materials; sharp exterior styling

Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )  
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.4
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)  
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Engine
Displacement 2.5 L/152
Engine Order Code  
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 186 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 186 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A) 30
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.05
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.60
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again  
Trans Order Code  
Trans Type 6
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3071
ENTERTAINMENT
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls
Radio: AM/FM Audio System -inc: digital clock, 8-speaker full-range door-mounted type sound system, tweeter speakers, Bluetooth hands free phone and audio, 2 USB audio input, MAZDA CONNECTED SERVICES, MAZDA CONNECT infotainment system voice command, 8.8" large center display, mobile 911 automatic emergency notification, HD Radio, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, multi-function commander control, Pandora internet radio integration, radio broadcast data system program information and SMS text message audio delivery and reply
Window Grid Antenna
EXTERIOR
Black Grille w/Chrome Accents
Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Body-Colored Rear Bumper
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
LED Brakelights
Light Tinted Glass
Manual-Leveling Auto On/Off Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Auto High-Beam Daytime Running Lights Preference Setting Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Perimeter/Approach Lights
Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
Steel Spare Wheel
Tires: P215/45R18 M+S
Trunk Rear Cargo Access
Wheels: 18" x 7J Silver Alloy
INTERIOR
1 12V DC Power Outlet
1 Seatback Storage Pocket
4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
8-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement and Cushion Tilt
Air Filtration
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Compass
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Digital/Analog Appearance
Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
Driver Foot Rest
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access
Front Cupholder
Front Map Lights
Front Sport Seats -inc: adjustable front and rear headrests
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Glove Box
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look/Piano Black Door Panel Insert, Piano Black Console Insert, Metal-Look Interior Accents and Leatherette Upholstered Dashboard
Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shifter Material
Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
Leatherette Door Trim Insert
Leatherette Seat Trim
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Power Rear Windows
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Rear Cupholder
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer
Valet Function
MECHANICAL
13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
130 Amp Alternator
3.42 Axle Ratio
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
55-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Engine: 2.5L SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-Valve I4 VVT
Front Anti-Roll Bar
Front-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Transmission w/Sequential Shift Control
Transmission: 6-Speed SKYACTIV-DRIVE Automatic -inc: Electronically-controlled, sport mode function
SAFETY
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) Blind Spot
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Keeping Assist
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
Smart Brake Support (SBS) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning