2018 Mazda3 Reviews

February 7th, 2018 by

2018 Mazda3 Sedan

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The experts can’t get enough of the 2018 Mazda3, praising it for its responsive handling, stunning design, and impressive suite of standard and available safety features. In fact, in every one of the 2018 Mazda3 reviews we found, they gave us another reason to recommend the Mazda3 to all our Stockton neighbors.

What Are the Critics Saying?

You don’t have to take our word for it. See what these unbiased experts had to say after they spent some time behind the wheel of a Mazda3 trim:

  • U.S. News: Fantastic handling and a high-quality interior are just a couple of reasons why it places in the top third of our rankings.”
  • Edmunds: Inside and out, the Mazda3 is attractive, and plenty of elements give it a more upmarket appeal.”
  • Motor Trend: “The Mazda3’s chassis continues to be its defining feature, giving it its sporty driving dynamics.”
  • The Car Connection: “The already-impressive safety scorecard for the Mazda 3 gets a big boost from active safety features made standard this year.”

2018 Mazda3 Highlights

So, what Mazda3 features have the critics so excited? We’re glad you asked:

  • Performance: The Mazda3 is powered by a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT that makes 155 hp and 150 lb.-ft. of torque or the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT capable of 184 hp and 185 lb.-ft. of torque.
  • Interior: Those long drives to Lanthrop become something to look forward to thanks to features like dual-zone climate control, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry, power-adjustable seats with lumbar support, Bose® 9-speaker performance audio with Centerpoint 2 and Audio Pilot 2, and the innovative MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system with Commander control and hands-free calling.
  • Safety: The Mazda is designed to keep body and soul together with safety features like advanced front airbags with passenger weight sensors, whiplash-reducing headrests, Hill Launch Assist, rearview camera system, SKYACTIV®-Body Ring Structure, Smart City Brake Support, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and more.

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Get your Mazda3 questions answered on our blog or when you stop by Tracy Mazda to speak to one of our onsite experts about any of the vehicles in our inventory and the affordable financing options available to take your favorite home today. While you’re here, check out our our comparison between the Mazda3 Touring and the Mazda3 Grand Touring.

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