of the 2018 Mazda Mazda3. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Steering and handling
- Acceleration with 2.5-liter engine
- Well-equipped base model
- Front-seat comfort
- Smooth-shifting manual transmission
- Busy ride
- Small backseat
- Small trunk (sedan)
- No Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
- Gets expensive with options
- So-so gas mileage
- Smart City Brake Support now standard
- 2.0- or 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine
- Manual or automatic transmission
- Offered as a sedan or hatchback
- Standard 7-inch multimedia screen
What it is: The Mazda3 comes as a compact sedan and hatchback with a choice of four-cylinder engines: a 155-horsepower 2.0-liter and a 184-hp 2.5-liter. Both engines are available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Competitors include the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus and Honda Civic.
The base Sport trim level gains Smart City Brake Support automatic emergency braking. LED headlights, taillights and running lights are now included on the Grand Touring trim.
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