KBB Names Mazda3 One of the 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000

June 6th, 2017 by

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The Mazda3 solidified its place on KBB’s “10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000” for the 14th time in a row! This year, and the past three, it takes the top spot. KBB notes, “The 2017 Mazda3 breaks the mold for compact cars and sets new standards for the segment”. Are we surprised? No. This vehicle has always proven itself as an affordable vehicle with the sport, style and efficiency of those way out of its price point. In fact, the 2017 model of this compact sedan offers an EPA-estimated 28 mpg city and 37 mpg highway while still delivering impressive driving dynamics through its SKYACTIVⓇ technology, and that is just the tip of the iceberg. Let’s delve into what the accolade “coolest” truly means.

Show off the Sleek Look both Inside and Out

We all judge a book, and a car, by it’s cover, and the 2017 Mazda3 model’s attractive exterior coupled with a comfortable and economical interior help it pass your initial judgment. A closer look at the exterior reveals both 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback body options accompanying an updated front grille, LED lights, and available 18” alloy wheels. So you look cool from the outside, but what about the inside? That doesn’t let you down either. The interior cabin of the Mazda3 was redesigned for a more driver-centered appeal, from contoured sport seats to an extremely intuitive layout of buttons and controls. You even get 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback which allow you to bring along more of your cool gear and necessities.

Impressive Infotainment Technology

The MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system offers an array of technology, entertainment, and accessibility to curb boredom and keep you in control. That control stems from a voice command system, the Multifunction Commander control, and steering wheel audio controls, so your favorite song is only an utterance or button click away. The perks don’t stop there, three internet radio integrations are also accessible: Pandora®, Stitcher™and HD Radio™. A beautiful 7″ full-color touch screen display ties all these impressive features together.

Safety Matters Too

Safety was not taken lightly in the designing process of the 2017 Mazda3. To help the driver and passengers feel at ease, this model includes a multitude of safety features including the Mazda Advanced Restraint System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution & Brake Assist, a rearview camera, and the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Test Drive the 2017 Mazda3 to Experience its Winning Features

Experience the winning features of the 2017 Mazda3 at Tracy Mazda. We encourage you to stop in and take one for a test drive at our dealership located in 2680 Auto Plaza Drive Tracy, CA. Plus when you’re ready to take this affordable vehicle home, we offer great financing options too!