Santa Cruz Mazda Shoppers Take an Early Look at the 2021 mazda3 Sedan
If you’ve been considering buying a compact sedan, the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan should definitely be on your shortlist. This compact car has been a top model with automotive reviewers and customers of the Mazda dealer serving Santa Cruz for years. The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan provides owners with an even more fun driving experience than last year’s model.
According to the Mazda dealer near Santa Cruz, drivers love the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan, thanks to its sporty and refined ride. This is a sedan that you’ll love to drive for the sheer fun of it. The 3 comes with a long list of modern technology and driver-assist features that you’d expect to find in luxury cars that sell for a lot more money. The Mazda3’s interior is more sophisticated than the cabins you’ll find in rival sedans, and it’s as good-looking on the outside as it is on the inside.
The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan Gets Press praise
The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan continues to garner excellent reviews from the automotive media, with The Car Connection writing: “The 2021 Mazda 3 straddles the mainstream and upscale markets with a quality cabin, power that ranges from pedestrian to plentiful, and available all-wheel drive.”
The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan gets a long list of features that come standard, including 16-inch alloys, keyless entry and ignition, LED headlights and taillights, cloth upholstery, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a 7-inch driver information display, an 8.8-inch infotainment screen, a stereo system with eight speakers, two USB ports, HD radio and Bluetooth. Standard safety gear includes frontal collision mitigation, lane keeping assist, a driver alert monitor, adaptive cruise control and automatic high beams.
Drivers love the user-friendly Mazda Connect infotainment system. It features an 8.8-inch central display that’s operated with a rotary controller. The Mazda Connect system can even play high-resolution FLAC music files. The optional digital display cluster is very popular with Mazda3 buyers.
The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan is available in three trim levels, listed as 2.0, 2.5 S and 2.5 Turbo. Buyers can choose from four option packages — Select, Preferred, Premium and Premium Plus — to add a wealth of great features. All models come with a six-speed automatic gearbox.
Each trim gets its own engine:
The 2.0 employs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder powerplant generating 155 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard.
The 2.5 S is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine producing 186 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available.
The 2.5 Turbo gets a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine developing 227 hp and 310 lb-ft with regular gas and 250 hp and 320 lb-ft with premium. The 2.5 Turbo gets standard all-wheel drive.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.