Now created around our eye-catching ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design language, the all-new Mazda3 Saloon is built to raise expectations from first sight. Fully redesigned and evolved in every way, it marks a huge step forward for the saloon class. Now offering our full range of advanced SKYACTIV Technology, this sport saloon defies convention by delivering a no compromise combination of exhilarating driving experience and handling while still achieving leading fuel economy and CO2 emissions figures.
The all-new Mazda3 Saloon also becomes the first Mazda to offer MZD Connect - mobile internet connectivity, giving you access to a range of online music and social media.
Because it’s a car designed with our ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design theme, the body styling expresses dynamic motion in every detail – from the frame up. The sculpted forms of the all-new Mazda3 Saloon create an impression of powerful, forward movement. The strong, wide stance gives a clue to the exciting driving performance and manoeuvrability. And with its KODO design, this car exterior conveys an energetic tension and a sense of rhythmic motion that appeal to drivers from first glance.
The signature Mazda face now incorporated into the Mazda3 Saloon features the winged grille that connects seamlessly with the sleek LED headlights (Executive SE grade up), adding to the sporty, dynamic presence of this car design. With a focus on surface texture as well as form, the metallic tautness of the body styling gives rich, smooth reflections. And the KODO design creates contours that express motion and rhythm. The sleek lights and bold smoothness of this car design create an unusually sporty appearance in the saloon class. The extra luggage space is achieved without compromising the striking aesthetic of this car exterior.
It’s a car designed to produce an emotional response from first glance. Character lines flow along the body, inspired by the powerful, smooth movement of nature.
We offer a range of 16” steel wheels (SE) with full caps, and 16” (Executive & Executive SE) and 18” (GT & Platinum) Mazda alloy wheels, to add to the sense of speed and stability that this car design creates. With some of the lightest structures in the class, and a design that suppresses road noise and heightens handling stability, our Mazda alloy wheels provide an outstanding combination of style and performance. These are wheels that reflect the car’s blend of strength and responsiveness.
Step inside and realise how unusually spacious this car interior is among saloons. Settle into the sport style seats and appreciate the attention to detail of this driving environment. The luxurious feel of the soft fabrics. The premium look of the satin chrome and tactile finishes. For an even greater sense of luxury, leather seats are available. We’ve taken the craftsmanship to a new level in this driving environment. It’s the first Mazda – and one of the first cars in this class – to offer MZD Connect - our mobile connectivity system. Another way we’re taking driving entertainment to a new level.
The driving environment is designed to surround the driver, adding to the unity you feel with the car. The more open passenger’s side blends with the driver’s side to encourage a shared driving experience.
By incorporating the audio and navigation (Optional Extra) display on top of the instrument panel, we’ve kept the dashboard low to emphasise the spacious driving environment and encourage a relaxing drive.
The sporty and eye-catching graphics of the meticulously crafted driving display help you to enjoy your drive in safety. The speedometer directly aligns with the driver’s line of sight.
The three-spoke steering wheel of our new-generation cars is available in black leather with sporty red stitching.
The all-new Mazda3 Saloon gives a driving performance that exceeds even the expectations this sporty design creates. Our cars are known for providing an exhilarating and dynamic driving experience. That’s because we put fun driving first. It’s just one of the many ways that we defy convention.
This unconventional approach to designing and building cars continues here, with a car that’s inspired by the Japanese notion of Jinba Ittai – ‘horse and rider as one’. This creates a special bond between car and driver that contributes to giving this sport sedan such an exhilarating driving performance, with exciting and responsive road handling.
The new SKYACTIV-Body structure enhances the car's driving performance and gives you a better driving experience. How does it do this? We've used ultra-high tensile steel reinforcements to improve the rigidity of the body structure by around 30%. So as well as being stronger, the lighter body shell in our new generation cars reduces the car's overall weight.
The combination of the increased rigidity and lighter weight makes the road handling far more responsive and the car more agile to drive. This improves the driving dynamics and gives you a more enjoyable driving experience.
The newly developed SKYACTIV-G 100ps is a light and compact petrol engine that provides significantly better fuel efficiency than previous engines.
SKYACTIV-D 150ps defies conventional diesel engines by offering outstanding fuel economy and performance in one. With fuel consumption as low as 3.9 l/100km (combined), you will go much further a tank of fuel in the Mazda3 Saloon.
The SKYACTIV-G 100ps & SKYACTIV-D 150ps engines are available with a 6 speed manual transmission in the Mazda3 Saloon.
The SKYACTIV-G 100ps engine complies with Euro 5 emissions standards. The SKYACTIV-D 150ps engine complies with new Euro 6 emissions standards.
The all-new Mazda3 contains an array of intelligent safety features that are designed to help you relax and enjoy the drive. The active and passive safety systems warn you of impending dangers, mitigating damages, delivering a peaceful journey. All safety technology in the all-new Mazda3 has been designed to provide generous levels of security and protection, without reducing or taking away the enjoyment of driving.
We create class-leading car safety features like multiple airbags (front, side and curtain), Dynamic Stability Control, Anti-lock Brakes, Traction Control and Emergency Brake-force Distribution which are all standard on the all-new Mazda3. There is also an Emergency Stop Signalling System that switches on your hazard lights if you suddenly brake hard. (Then it turns them off again afterwards.)
So all these active and passive car safety features mean you can relax and enjoy your drive without worrying about the safety of your passengers.
This efficient car combines an exhilarating driving experience and exceptional fuel economy, with low CO2 emissions from just 104 g/km1. This impressive environmental performance is achieved with technologies such as i-stop and our advanced SKYACTIV Technology.
Another contributor to the impressive fuel efficiency is the car’s leading aerodynamic performance.
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