Front exterior view of a gray 2017 Mazda3 Hatchback parked next to a passenger side exterior view of a red 2017 Mazda3 Sedan

CarGurus Named the Mazda3 the Winner of Their Best Used Car Award

What is the Best Used Car to Buy?

CarGurus recently named the Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback as the winner of its Best Used Car award.  Vehicles were rated on the following criteria: CarGurus user reviews, personal test drive reviews, popularity, availability, and projected 12-year retention value.  The 2014-2018 Mazda3 was the overall winner in a crowded sedan/ hatchback field.  A used Mazda3 Sedan or Hatchback has the eye-catching KODO: Soul of Motion exterior design that gives it an athletic and aerodynamic appeal.  Under the hood there is a SKYACTIV® powertrain that delivers efficient and fun-to-drive performance.  Keep reading to learn more about the specs and features of the Mazda3 along with why it is the best used car to buy.

What Used Car Should I Buy?

“Shoppers who love to drive owe it to themselves to test-drive a pre-owned Mazda3. Few vehicles deliver the same level of driving enjoyment, and even fewer do so while offering shoppers the choice between sedan and hatchback body styles. Add in the Mazda3’s impressive value retention, and this sporty compact is a great choice for many shoppers.”

Matt Smith – CarGurus senior editor

Side view of the front seats in the 2017 Mazda3

Side view of the driver's cockpit of the 2017 Mazda3

Steering wheel mounted controls and driver information cluster of the 2017 Mazda3

A used Mazda3 gets equipped with a SKYACTIV®-G engine that provides it with plenty of horsepower and torque while working with a SKYACTIV® transmission for optimal EPA fuel economy ratings.  Both the Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback also provide excellent cargo and passenger versatility thanks to their split-folding 2nd-row seats.  You will also find a standard color touchscreen display in the Mazda3 along with Bluetooth® connectivity and a late-model used Mazda3 has the option of Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™.  Available dual-zone automatic climate control, a power sliding-glass moonroof, and leatherette or leather-trimmed seats give the cabin of the Mazda3 comfort and style.  You can get behind the wheel of a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda3 today at Matt Castrucci Mazda in Dayton, OH.  Matt Castrucci Mazda can also help you drive home a used Mazda3 today thanks to our safe and secure online finance tools.  These finance tools can give you an estimate of your current vehicle’s trade-in value as well as allow you to apply for credit approval from your smartphone, tablet, or PC.