Mazda has finally shed more light into the eagerly awaited 2019 Mazda3, which will be launched in the U.S. this March in hatchback and sedan bodystyles.
All 2019 Mazda3 models will be fitted with the 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G four-cylinder engine, rated at 186hp and 186lb-ft (252Nm) of torque. Paired to it is a six-speed manual transmission as standard, with customers given the option of a six-speed automatic as well.
As standard, the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan -which starts from $21,895, including an $895 destination charge- will come with 16-inch alloy wheels, cloth seats, LED lights all around, keyless entry and the all-new 8.8-inch Mazda Connect infotainment system, among other.
The base Mazda3 Hatchback is slightly more expensive, as it starts from $24,495, but it features 18-inch alloy wheels, a rear roof spoiler, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, leatherette seats and door cards, automatic dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers and more.
Mazda’s standard i-Activsense safety features include the new Driver Attention Alert, along with Smart City Brake Support, Smart Brake Support, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist, High Beam Control and Mazda Radar Cruise Control.
Mazda is also introducing new package options in addition to the standard trim levels. The Mazda3 Sedan will be available with the Select, Preferred and Premium packs, while the hatchback will offer the option of the Preferred and Premium packs.
As you might have guessed already, the Premium pack represents the top of the line for the new Mazda3, adding features like windshield-projected Active Driving Display, leather seats, power moonroof, signature front and rear LED lighting and Adaptive Front-lighting System.