2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport is a compact automobile produced in Japan by the Mazda Motor Company. Taking the place of Familia / 323 / Protege, Mazda3 was put on the market for the 2004 model year. The more performance-focused version of Mazda3 was marketed as Mazdaspeed3 in North America and the Mazda3 MPS in Europe. The second-generation Mazda3 for the 2010 model year was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late 2008 with the introduction of the sedan and the hatchback at the Bologna Auto Show. For the 2012 model year, Mazda is launching the Mazda3 with a stiff body, a new direct-injection engine, and a new 6-speed gearbox, equipped with newly developed SkyActiv technology.
The 2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport has been favorably welcomed by car press in general with its performance, handling, design, and interior, and some have even said that Mazda3 feels like a more expensive sports sedan despite its value-priced price. Some critics have commented on the fuel economy and crash test results. The Mazda3 corrected this by removing the standard to six airbags. The Mazda3 has become Israel’s best-selling automobile between 2005-2007 and Canada’s second-best-selling car in 2006.
2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport Design
The Mazda3 is based on Ford’s global C1 platform, the same platform as the latest European Ford Focus and Volvo S40. Developed based on the design of the MX-Sportive concept car, the Mazda3 has two body styles that are branded as 5-door hatchbacks in Canada, Japan, and the United States with a 4-door sedan marketed as “coupe style” in Europe, was head stylist Moray Callum.
2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport Features
The 2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport base comes with 16-inch steel wheels, a 60/40 split folding rear seat, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, remote lock and unlock, keyless ignition, 7-inch touchscreen display with button-based controller, Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and a six-speaker sound system with two USB ports, an auxiliary input, HD radio, and smartphone enabled internet radio.
Options for the sport together packed in the preferred equipment package that 16-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, premium cloth upholstery, a rear-seat armrest, automatic headlights, automatic wipers and blind spot monitoring add with rear cross-traffic alert.
2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport Engine
The 2017 Mazda 3 is powered by one of two different engines. The first is a 2.0-liter four cylinder to 155 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque deliver. 2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport drives the front wheels via a six-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic. Standard on the Touring 2.5 and Grand Touring is a 2.5-liter engine generates 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. 2017 Mazda 3 Sedan Sport is also available with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission.