If you’ve been looking for a sedan, hatchback or sports car, Mazda produces models that will meet your needs. When you visit a dealer like the Mazda dealership near Gilroy, you’ll find the compact Mazda3, which is offered as a sedan or a hatchback; the midsize Mazda6 sedan; and the Mazda MX-5 Miata, which comes as a sports car or a roadster. Whether you’re a Mazda fan or buying your first Mazda model, read on to find out which is the best Mazda car to buy.
The 2021 Mazda3 comes in sedan and hatchback body styles. The sedan model is sporty, practical, and fun to drive. Customers at the Gilroy area Mazda dealer who need more cargo space choose the Mazda3 hatchback, which provides the advantages of the sedan model along with exclusive exterior styling. The hatchback model even boasts an available manual gearbox.
The 2021 Mazda3 comes in three trim levels and is equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 155 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. Buyers can choose one of the two optional engines: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 186 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque or a turbocharged 2.5-liter unit that develops 250 hp and 320 lb-ft with premium gas. All powerplants are connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Mazda3 hatchback’s upper Premium trim level has an optional six-speed manual gearbox. Most models get front-wheel drive standard and available all-wheel drive.
The 2021 Mazda6 is a popular midsize sedan with head-turning looks and excellent driving dynamics. Inside, you’ll find a level of luxury that will give some luxury models a run for the money. The Mazda6 comes with a wide array of standard technology features.
The Mazda6 is available is offered in five trim levels. The standard engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder powerplant that puts out 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. Buyers looking for even more power can choose the available turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit that produces 250 hp and 320 lb-ft. The 2021 Mazda6 gets a six-speed automatic gearbox and front-wheel drive.
2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a sports car that’s offered as a soft-top convertible or with a power-folding hard-top (called the RF). The Miata debuted in 1989, and it’s still pleasing sports car drivers today, thanks to its exciting performance and agile handling.
The 2021 MX-5 Miata is available in two trim levels and is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that cranks out 181 hp and 151 lb-ft. Both trims are rear-wheel drive. Buyers can choose between a standard six-speed manual gearbox and an optional six-speed automatic.
Whichever Mazda model you choose, you’ll never experience buyer’s remorse. While it’s challenging to pick one model over the other, we think most buyers will love the 2021 Mazda3. It’s significantly more advanced than its predecessors, comes in sedan or hatchback models, and gets optional all-wheel drive. Most importantly, the 2021 Mazda3 is fun to drive.
If you’re looking for a used Mazda, you’ll find a great selection of used and certified pre-owned Mazda vehicles at Cardinale Mazda Salinas, all priced to sell. Our pre-owned cars are carefully inspected to make sure you get the most reliable used vehicles when you visit our dealership. We also carry used cars by other brands, including Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Volkswagen and more. Visit our website and check out our pre-owned specials.
When you need financing, let the Cardinale Mazda Salinas finance department find you the best loan available. We have the experience and the expertise to get you a great loan package with terms and payments tailored to your budget. We’ll help you get behind the wheel of a new or used Mazda, whether you have excellent credit, are a first-time buyer, or have a few credit issues. Save time when you visit our finance department and get pre-approved for your auto loan on our website.
The Cardinale Mazda Salinas Service Department is here to help when you need maintenance or repair work. Our service technicians can handle any job, large or small. We use the latest equipment to diagnose and repair any problem. If your check engine light comes on, we’ll get right to the bottom of the problem, and your car will be back on the road in no time. Call us to schedule your service appointment or use the Schedule Service form on our website. Don’t forget to check our Service Specials page, where you’ll find discount coupons for many of our repair and maintenance services.
Visit Cardinale Mazda Salinas today. We’re located at 555 Auto Center Circle in Salinas, easy to reach from Santa Cruz. Check our website for our current operating hours and directions to our dealership.