New Mazda3 Model Review

 

2021 Mazda3 at The Autobarn Mazda of Evanston

Learn more about the exciting new 2021 Mazda3, a sleek and sophisticated car available in a sedan or hatchback. Unpack the car engineered to help you get the most out of every drive, choose from the stellar standard SKYACTIV®-G 2.0, riveting 2.5 S, or thrilling 2.5 Turbo engine. Discover how all the sleek premium amenities, advanced technology, and potent power waiting for you inside the new 2021 Mazda3 compares to the competition.

Stop by The Autobarn Mazda of Evanston today for a test drive and car buying experience unlike anything else in the Evanston, IL area. Visit our dealership or take a virtual store tour online! Make sure to check out all our latest Mazda offers and financing options, it is our mission to be the automotive home of drivers in the Evanston, IL area. With competitive prices offered on every pre-owned model for sale on our lot, you won't find a reason to visit any other dealership in the Chicagoland area!

Starting at $20,650

New Mazda3 Feature Highlights

  • Performance: 28 city and 36 highway mpg, SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission, up to 250 horsepower, and 320 lb-ft of torque.
  • Technology: Apple CarPlay™ integration,  Android Auto™ integration, and a 12-speaker premium audio system from Bose®.
  • Interior Features: 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback, available Perforated leather-trimmed sport seats, available heated front seats, and an available 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat.
  • Safety Features: Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Warning System.
  • What's New for the 2021 Mazda3?

    The new 2021 Mazda3 offers three new trims, a new 2.5 S, 2.5 Turbo, and 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus trim. The base 2.0 trim now comes with a new 155-horsepower four-cylinder engine, and a new turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard in the top two trims.

Design

Turn heads in the modern new 2021 Mazda3, a sleek sedan or hatchback the emphasizes Mazda's Kodo: "Soul of Motion" design philosophy. Enjoy a spacious cabin offering room for up to five-passenger and a versatile 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback. Enjoy a slew of available premium amenities like perforated leather-trimmed sport seats, heated front seats, an 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, and more.

Take things up a notch with the refined Mazda3 2.5 Turbo, a premium sedan outfitted with 18-inch black alloy wheels, black side mirrors, and larger tailpipes. To make an even bolder statement, the optional Premium Plus Package features a black rear lip spoiler. Additional design highlights offered in the new Mazda3 includes:

  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Front grille in matte finish
  • 16 to 18-inch available aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Available Dual-zone automatic climate control system

Technology

Stay connected and safe in the new 2021 Mazda3. Get seamless access to an impressive array of advanced technology through the innovative MyMazda App. Enjoy the large 8.8-inch full-color center display that offers intuitive control over your Mazda3, access the available Apple CarPlay™ integration, Android Auto™ integration, and blast your favorite music or podcast through the available 12-speaker premium audio system from Bose®.

As for advanced safety features, the new 2021 Mazda3 received a 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ award due to all its impressive standard and available safety features like its Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System, Smart Brake Support, Lane Departure Warning System, and more including:

  • Lane-keep Assist and Driver Attention Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Rearview camera
  • Available 360° View Monitor and Traffic Jam Assist

Performance

The new Mazda3 offers a superior 155 standard horsepower compared to the Toyota Corolla's lackluster 139 horsepower. As for standard torque, the new 2021 Mazda3's 150 lb-ft beats out the Honda Civic's 138 lb-ft and Toyota Corolla's 126 lb-ft.

For even more great power, the 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Sedan delivers up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. Mazda also offers i-Activ AWD® for even better traction and handles by using data from the car's g-sensors to calculate how weight is shifting from tire to tire as you drive and sends torque to the tires that can generate the most grip in every instant, helping improve performance in any weather. Additional performance features include:

  • G-Vectoring Control Plus
  • 28 city and 36 highway mpg
  • SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension & Torsion beam axle rear suspension

Mazda3 Trims

2021 Mazda3 2.0 Sedan

2.0 SEDAN

Starting at $20,650
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.0 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
  • 155 horsepower
  • Mazda Connected Services
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
2021 Mazda3 2.5 S

2.5 S SEDAN

Starting at $21,650
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
  • 186 horsepower
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • 8-speaker audio system
2021 Mazda3 Select

SELECT

Starting at $22,850
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
  • 18” alloy wheels
  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
2021 Mazda3 Preferred

PREFERRED

Starting at $24,500
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
  • Power-sliding glass moonroof
  • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat
  • Heated front seat
2021 Mazda3 Premium

PREMIUM

Starting at $27,000
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Bose® premium audio
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo

2.5 TURBO

Starting at $30,050
  • 250 horsepower
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine
  • i-ACTIV AWD®
  • 18” Black alloy wheel
2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus

2.5 TURBO PREMIUM PLUS

Starting at $32,600
  • 250 horsepower
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine
  • i-ACTIV AWD®
  • Front and rear parking sensors

Mazda3 FAQs

The starting price of the new Mazda3 is just $20,650.

The new 2021 Mazda3 offers your choice of a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT, SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT, or SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine.

Yes, the new 2021 Mazda3 offers Mazda’s i-ACTIV AWD®.

Yes, the new Mazda3 offers an impressive 28 city and 36 highway mpg.

The new Mazda3 comes equipped with a SKYACTIV®-DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission.

The new Mazda3 offers up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque.

Yes, the new 2021 Mazda3 comes equipped with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration.

The new Mazda3 offers an available 12-speaker premium audio system from Bose®.

The new 2021 Mazda3 features Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning System, and more.

  1. The Autobarn Mazda of Evanston

    1015 Chicago Avenue
    Evanston, IL 60202

    • Sales: (847) 866-9666
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