The Mazda3 was named the 2014 Car of the Year by AutoGuide.com
Hurlock, Maryland (PRWEB) December 24, 2013
The all-new 2014 Mazda3 has received many awards which are worth a lot of applause. Reviewers say that with the powerful engine, upscale cabin and sporty handling, the all new Mazda3 competes with cars at much higher price points. U.S. Autos has named the 2014 Mazda3 the Best Compact Car, Edmunds.com recently dubbed the Mazda3 “A compact Car for a Certain kind of Driver,” they also wrote "Most of all, it has a feel that makes you look forward to driving it, whether you're just running errands or heading out on a road trip." "It's not a feature you'll find on the window sticker, but it is one that you'll appreciate every time you get behind the wheel." The Mazda3 was named the 2014 Car of the Year by AutoGuide.com. Lastly, the all new Mazda3 is one of three finalists for the 2014 North American Car of the Year.
The 2014 Mazda3 comes standard with a six speed manual transmission and a four cylinder engine that reviewers have said provides enough power around town. If desired, a more powerful four-cylinder engine is also available. The EPA reports that the 2014 Mazda3 gets up to 30/41 mpg city/highway which is excellent. No matter which engine is chosen terrific handling and crisp steering make the Mazda3 one of the most fun to drive model in its class.
The Mazda3 offers two different engine and drivetrain choices. The first is a 155 horsepower Skyactiv 2.0L 4 cylinder engine with a choice of Skyactiv-MT 6 speed manual or Skyactiv Drive 6 speed automatic transmission. The second engine available is a 184 horsepower Skyactiv 2.5L 4 cylinder engine with Skyactiv drive 6 speed automatic transmission with sport model.
There are excellent available features for the Mazda3 that add to the luxury of the vehicle. Moonroof with one touch open is one of them, this is great if the buyer wants fresh air on a nice spring afternoon. Another luxury available is 6-way power driver’s seat with manual lumbar adjustment as well as heated front seats. For the customer’s convenience they can get the Mazda keyless entry and start system. This means they do not need to have their key out in order to get into the vehicle, to start the Mazda3 all the customer has to do is place their foot on the break and then push the start button. This makes it much easier to get somewhere quicker. Mazda Connect infotainment system is yet another great feature that Mazda offers for the Mazda3. With the infotainment system the customer gets the 7 inch full color touch screen display, multi-function commander control, navigation system, bose 9 speaker surround sound system, SiriusXM satellite radio with a 4 month trial subsricption and SMS text message auto deliver and voice reply.
There are great safety features that are standard on all the trim levels of the Mazda3. All Mazda3’s are equipped with advanced dual front air bags with crash zone and passenger weight sensors, front side impact air bags and side impact air curtains. They also all have 3-point seat belts for all seating positions and headrests which are adjustable for all seating positions as well. In the case of an accident all Mazda3’s also have whiplash reducing front headrests. This is a great feature. Some other features that are optional are blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, smart city brake support, and lane departure warning system.