The Mazda3 is praised for many things. Some around Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, NC, trumpet its sterling performance. Others like to point to the fuel economy or the range of standard safety features. These are all valid praises. Yet sometimes the Mazda3 interior gets lost amid all the acclaim the car receives for its on-road chops.

With a customizable array of high-quality fabrics lining the dashboard and seats, the Mazda3 feels far more elegant than you might anticipate. Mazda of Gastonia thought reviewing the interior style, infotainment, and space would be a helpful research tool!

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Innovation and Luxury Inside

Premium Sound

The Mazda3 offers the 9-speaker Bose® Centerpoint® 2 Surround Sound System, with available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.

Active Driving Display

The full-color Active Driving Display projects important driving information onto the windshield in the driver’s line of view, helping the driver keep their eyes on the Shelby roads.

Sport Seats

The Mazda3 contoured sport seats are designed to hug the human body, providing comfort and support.

Perforated Leather

The Mazda3 perforated leather seating is specifically designed to be soft and breathable, with the added bonus of absorbing sound, ultimately reducing road noise on your Mt. Holly drives.

How Roomy Is a MAZDA3?

The Mazda3 places a hefty emphasis on keeping everyone comfortable, from the person behind the wheel to those seated in the second row. The passenger room bears this out.

Headroom is 38 inches up front, and 37.3 inches in the back. Legroom checks in at 42.3 inches up front, a big plus for tall drivers, and 35.1 inches in the second row.

There’s also plenty of horizontal space. The shoulder room measures 55.7 inches in the front, and 53.5 inches in the rear; and hip room measures 54.6 inches and 50.9 inches in the front and rear, respectively!

Need to bring along a couple suitcases? You have 13.2 cubic feet of space in the trunk!

Mazda3 Interior Space

Intuitive Infotainment Setup

When you begin to settle into the driver’s seat and connect your smartphone to the vehicle, you’ll see that the Mazda3 places a great emphasis on technology.

It all centers around the Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System that includes:

  • An 8.8-inch touchscreen
  • HD Radio™
  • Multifunction Commander Control

How do you connect your smartphone? You can do so using either Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™. Each makes it simple to access music, navigation, and many other applications once connected.

We also have to mention the delightful Bose® 12-speaker premium audio system that provides a riveting experience for your favorite playlist or your preferred podcast.

Mazda3 Apple CarPlay™

An Enjoyable Cabin

The Mazda3, no matter how you decide to style it, always displays a sophisticated and upscale appearance. Each material that you touch, from the steering wheel to the dashboard, will make you think of a luxury car.

That steering wheel, by the way, can be wrapped in soft leather and features a gear selector and paddle shifter to make driving more engaging when you want.

The front seats have optional heating capabilities, plus the driver’s seat has available 8-way power adjustability, power lumbar support, and 2-position memory.

The dual-zone automatic climate control system is also quite astute, making it easy to quickly adjust the temperature as you see fit. There’s no need to discuss with a passenger what you want the temperature to be set to, when you can each have your personalized climate.

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Lots of Love for the MAZDA3 Interior

There’s so much to appreciate upon climbing into the cabin of the Mazda3. To see if this sedan is right for your everyday driving around Gastonia, Lincolnton, and Charlotte, North Carolina, a test drive is a solid move.

So, reach out to our Mazda of Gastonia team and we’ll schedule yours!

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