Technology

PERFORMANCE + EFFICIENCY

What good is an exhilarating drive if you're constantly thinking about the nearest pump? With SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY1, the Mazda3 delivers engaging performance and outstanding fuel efficiency together. It’s one of the ways that Mazda makes driving better.

With 2.5L engine: 

UP TO AN EPA-EST 39 HWY MPG2

184 HORSEPOWER

EXTERIOR DESIGN

Bold KODO “Soul of Motion” design

EXTERIOR DESIGN

KODO “Soul of Motion.” Energy in motion. Power in motion. It’s the inspiration behind the design of every Mazda, including the sporty Mazda3. Created to transform ordinary sheet metal into something that embodies the vitality of a living being, KODO exudes the power and elegance of a wild animal in the instant before it pounces.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL

High-end materials and refined surfaces

ATTENTION TO DETAIL

Discover an unexpected level of distinction. The Mazda3 5-Door’s high-end materials and refined surface treatments create an experience that’s as beautifully crafted as it is beautiful.

STAY CONNECTED

Standard Bluetooth®3 streaming 

STAY CONNECTED

Bluetooth® technology lets you easily stream phone calls, music, texts and more with convenient steering-wheel-mounted controls and voice commands.

Engineering

SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY

When Driving Matters, performance is never compromised for fuel efficiency. So we came up with a way to enhance both. SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY1  is a unique engineering approach that gives you a better driving experience with equally impressive fuel economy.

ACTIVE DRIVING DISPLAY

So you can keep your eyes on the road

ACTIVE DRIVING DISPLAY

The available Active Driving Display helps you take your mind off distractions by projecting critical driving information directly in front of you, right within your line of sight. Strategically positioned directly in the driver’s field of view and above the gauge cluster, this innovative display allows you to process information faster by keeping your eyes focused toward one place—the road ahead.

STYLE THAT STANDS APART

Looking good means feeling good behind the wheel

STYLE THAT STANDS APART

Versatile. Nimble. Striking. The Mazda3 is all of these things. Built by design perfectionists for driving enthusiasts, the Mazda3 has been crafted inside and out to offer incredible driving dynamics, premium design sensibilities and precision engineering. Poised to look like it’s in motion, its fluid lines will move you, even before you start the engine.

MAZDA RADAR CRUISE CONTROL

Available Mazda Radar Cruise Control5 judges the relative speed and distance to the car ahead and works within a set speed range to help maintain a safe following distance. Warnings alert you if the system senses your vehicle is fast approaching the one ahead.

SMART CITY BRAKE SUPPORT

When traveling at speeds between about 2 and 18 mph, available Smart City Brake Support6 helps detect objects ahead and prepares your vehicle by adjusting brake pads closer to the disc. If no driver action is taken, the brakes are automatically applied. 

BLIND SPOT MONITORING

Available Blind Spot Monitoring7 helps detect objects in your blind spots during lane changes and alerts you with a chime and warning light in the side mirror. 

REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT

When backing up, available Rear Cross Traffic Alert7 helps detect vehicles approaching from the side and promptly alerts the driver with an audible warning, as well as a visual warning in either side mirror and the display screen.

LANE DEPARTURE WARNING

When traveling at speeds of 44 mph or higher, available Lane Departure Warning System8 gives you audible and visual warnings when it detects your vehicle is about to unintentionally depart from its lane.

ADAPTIVE FRONT-LIGHTING SYSTEM

This available system is designed to help you see around corners at night. As you turn into a corner, the headlights pivot up to 15 degrees in the direction of your turn, improving visibility and allowing you to spot potential hazards ahead. 

HIGH BEAM CONTROL

Available High Beam Control helps the driver see better at night by maximizing opportunities to use the high beams. The system automatically switches to low beams when it detects oncoming traffic and/or a vehicle ahead.

FORWARD OBSTRUCTION WARNING

When driving at 10 mph or faster, available Forward Obstruction Warning9 helps detect possible obstructions ahead and alerts the driver to brake or take evasive action.

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