2019 Mazda3 Sedan Vs. 2019 Mazda3 Select

Side view of a 2019 Mazda3 sedan parked in a city at night.

The 2019 Mazda3 sedan comes in four different configurations: base, Select, Preferred, and Premium.

The basics are the same: all trims get the zippy SKYACTIV®-G 186 hp 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, with the option of a manual or automatic transmission. Each sedan model boasts the same dimensions and same weight. The differences come in the form of equipped features.

Today, we’re going to take a look at the features included on the 2019 Mazda3 base and at what gets added with the 2019 Mazda3 Select package. So come along as we take a ride through a Mazda-amenity-technology wonderland.

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The base 2019 Mazda3 sedan comes with the following highlight features:

  • Design: 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels with P205/60 R16 all-season tires, Body-colored folding power side mirrors, LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights, LED combination taillights, Variable-intermittent windshield wipers, Front grille in matte finish
  • Interior: 5-passenger seating, Cloth-trimmed sport seats and door inserts, Adjustable headrests in all seating positions, Front passenger seatback pocket, 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
  • Comfort/Convenience: Air conditioning, Power door locks – speed sensitive auto door locks, Power windows with one-touch up/down feature, Remote keyless entry system, Front door storage pockets with bottle holders, 12-volt power outlet, Electronic parking brake, Cruise control, Steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, Front map lights and cargo area light, Vinyl-covered sun visors with extensions
  • Infotainment: 7-inch LCD Multi-Information Display with trip computer, MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, 8.8-inch large center display, Mobile 911 automatic emergency notification, HD Radio™, Infotainment system voice command, Multifunction Commander Control, Pandora® internet radio integration, Radio Broadcast Data System program information, SMS text message audio delivery and reply, AM/FM audio system with 8 speakers, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio streaming, 2 USB audio inputs
  • Safety: Advanced dual front air bags, Front seat mounted side-impact air bags and side-impact air curtains, Driver’s and front passenger’s knee air bag, 3-point safety belts for all seating positions, Front safety-belt pretensioners with force limiters, Whiplash-reducing front seat headrests, Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System, Rearview camera
  • Security: Engine-immobilizer antitheft system, Keyless remote panic button feature, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), LATCH child safety seat anchors & upper tethers, Child safety rear door locks

The 2019 Mazda3 Select comes with all the features on the base, and adds the following highlights:

  • Design: 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, Auto on/off headlights, Front grille in gloss Black finish, Front lower bumper decoration in gloss Black finish, Rain-sensing windshield wipers, Body-colored folding power side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Interior: Dual-zone automatic climate control system, Leatherette-trimmed sport seats, Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear selector, Overhead console with sunglasses holder, Rear seat center armrest with cupholders, Driver and passenger-side illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Infotainment: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration
  • Convenience: Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
  • Safety: Driver Attention Alert, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Smart Brake Support, Lane Departure Warning, Lane-keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, High Beam Control