Archive for the ‘Mazda 3’ Category
2021 Mazda3: Hatchback vs Sedan Storage Comparison
When it comes to compact cars, there are two choices: sedan and hatchback. If a deciding factor for you is storage space, then one will be better than the other.
Which has more storage space, the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback or the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan?(more…)
2021 Mazda3 Models with the New Turbo Engine
The Mazda3 has always been one of the most popular models in the Mazda lineup. Their high-quality interiors, devilish good looks, and excellent performance propelled the Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback to the top spot of the 2020 World Car Design of the Year award. How do you follow something like that up? With a turbo, naturally.
Which 2021 Mazda3 models have the new turbocharged engine?(more…)
2021 Mazda3: Multiple New Engine Choices and New Standard Features
With the 2020 Mazda3 winning the World Car Design of the Year award, interest in the compact sedan and hatchback are at an all-time high. Eyes are on Mazda to see where they take the best designed car of 2020 for the new model year. They have not disappointed.
What’s new for the 2021 Mazda3? One word: turbocharger.(more…)
Mazda Announces 2021 Mazda3 Turbo Model, Reveals a Few Specs
For a long time, people have been asking for a Mazda3 hot hatch. Hot hatches are incredibly popular, as well as being affordable performance cars. However, Mazda has stuck with naturally-aspirated engines for the Mazda3 for a few years. That’s why we were so surprised when Mazda announced that…
The 2021 Mazda3 will have a turbocharged engine.(more…)
Can Manual Transmissions Use Adaptive Cruise Control?
Adaptive cruise control and a manual transmission may initially seem like they’re completely incompatible. If a vehicle manually requires you to shift gears, then how could adaptive cruise control regulate speed? Despite this seemingly inherent contradiction, some manual vehicles do have it, like the 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback Premium six-speed manual variant.
So then, how can a manual vehicle have adaptive cruise control?(more…)
2020 Mazda3 Driver Assistive Features and Other Tech
You may have heard that the Mazda3 has many features. However, a lot reviews and critics may just mention one or two of them, assuming you keep up to date with every feature that is considered industry standard for that model year. We thought we’d give you a more complete picture.
For instance, does the 2020 Mazda3 have adaptive cruise control?(more…)
Watch the 2020 Mazda3 Snow Driving Test
For many of us here in the Midwest, whether a vehicle can handle the snow isn’t just a consideration, it’s a primary reason for buying (or not buying) a vehicle. And while someone on the internet telling you that a vehicle handles alright in the snow is all well and good, actually seeing it handle inclement weather is much more convincing.
How well does the 2020 Mazda3 drive in the snow? Take a look.(more…)
The New SKYACTIV-X Engine is Crazy Efficient
Unfortunately for the US, we still don’t know when we’ll be getting the SKYACTIV-X engine, except that it’ll be available on select 2020 models (so within the next calendar year). However, the 2020 Mazda3 with SKYACTIV-X motor is already available in Europe. That means two things: 1. A US release probably isn’t all that far behind. 2. We have definitive performance specs in real world conditions. Spoiler alert: the SKYACTIV-X engine is ridiculously efficient.
So, what’s the SKTACTIV-X mpg? (more…)