2018 Mazda3 Performance

August 29th, 2018 by

2018 Mazda3 Driving

The 2018 Mazda3 is an ideal model for anyone in Gastonia or Kings Mountain looking to have more fun on the road. Explore the Mazda3 performance specs and features at Mazda of Gastonia, then schedule a test drive to experience the Mazda3 interior in person.

Mazda3 Specs & Features

  • Base Engine: The starting trim comes with a 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine with 155 hp, and 28/37 city/hwy mpg*.
  • Top Engine: The top two trims are offered with a 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder with 184 hp, and 27/36 city/hwy mpg*.
  • SKYACTIV®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control: This vehicle movement control system works to provide smoother cornering by seamlessly directing power and shifting vehicle weight, so you can have more fun on the twists and turns around Gastonia.
  • Dynamic Stability Control: This feature also contributes to better cornering by helping your vehicle’s wheels grip the road better on sharp turns.
  • SKYACTIV®-DRIVE: This 6-speed automatic transmission offers manual shift and Sport mode options for adaptability to any situation
  • Smart City Brake Support: This optional feature provides additional brake assistance to avoid low-speed fender-benders.

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Explore the Mazda3 at Mazda of Gastonia

All Mazda3 trim levels offer excellent fuel economy and advanced SKYACTIV®-TECHNOLOGY. Contact us to learn more, or browse our inventory to find a new Mazda3 for sale to take home to Shelby.

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*EPA-estimated mpg rating for the automatic transmission option.