2018 Mazda3

2018 Mazda3

2017 Nissna Sentra

2017 Nissan Sentra

2018 Mazda3 vs. 2017 Nissan Sentra

If you’re in the market for a capable sedan, the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door is a great choice. Fitting into the compact sedan segment, the Mazda3 is up against the 2017 Nissan Sentra, but in a number of critical areas, the Mazda3 has the edge, including:

  • Superior standard engine power with sporty driving dynamics
  • Standard touchscreen interface
  • Standard forward collision warning and automatic braking
  • Standard rearview camera

Find out more about both of these sedans, and then count on our Mt. Holly area Mazda dealer in Gastonia, NC when you’re ready to take a test drive or finance the 2018 Mazda3.

Standard Power

If you want more power and performance right out of the gates, the 2018 Mazda3 is the only true pick:

  • 2018 Mazda3 – The Mazda3 base model comes standard with a 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G inline-four engine that puts out a confident 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. On top of that, the Mazda3’s agile steering, suspension, and other performance systems make it feel sporty around every turn.
  • 2017 Nissan Sentra – The standard engine on the Sentra is a 1.8L four-cylinder that only makes 130 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque, and the Sentra’s driving dynamics don’t come close to matching the responsiveness of the Mazda3.
2018 Mazda3

Standard Features

The 2018 Mazda3 and 2017 Nissan Sentra base models both come standard with remote keyless entry, 60/40-split folding rear seats, cruise control, and Bluetooth® hands-free calling. However, only the Mazda3’s base trim also comes standard with:

  • Infotainment system (MAZDA CONNECT™ 7-inch touchscreen)
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic braking
  • Rearview camera
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming

Additionally, the Mazda3 enjoys a standard six-speaker sound system, while the Nissan Sentra only gets a standard four-speaker stereo.

2018 Mazda3

Test Drive the 2018 Mazda3 in Gastonia Today

There’s a lot of appeal to the 2018 Mazda3, but it’s tough to put it all together until you experience it in person. Compare the Mazda3 to the Mazda6, explore the Mazda3 interior, or come check out the newest rendition of this compact Mazda sedan at Momentum Mazda, where we have a full inventory of new Mazda3s for sale at 4811 Wilkinson Boulevard in Gastonia, NC, just six miles southwest of Mt. Holly. We’re open every day of the week, and you can reach us online or by phone at (855) 889-9834 to schedule your test drive.

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