2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback

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What’s new

  • 2.5-liter engine now standard on Touring trim
  • Minor revisions to feature availability
  • Part of the third Mazda 3 generation introduced for 2014

Pros

  • Sporty and confidence-inspiring performance
  • Some high-end features are unique to this class
  • Top crash test scores
  • Interior quality exceeds expectations

Cons

  • Cargo capacity isn't as large as the class leaders
  • Ride quality can be a little stiff with optional 18-inch wheels


Which 3 does Edmunds recommend?

We're partial to the hatchback for its cargo-carrying flexibility as well as its aesthetic appeal. Among the different trim level choices, the Touring trim presents a good balance of features for the price, plus it gets the more powerful engine. If your budget can stretch, the Grand Touring is a great pick that is eligible for a host of advanced safety features.

Edmunds' Expert Review

Overall rating

4 / 5

The 2018 Mazda 3 isn't the quickest car in its class, but it is the best to drive. The Mazda 3 doesn't have the biggest cargo capacity in its class either, but it will certainly hold a whole lot of stuff. This is a clear case of the raw numbers not telling the entire story.

Inside and out, the Mazda 3 is attractive, and plenty of elements give it a more upmarket appeal. On the road, it's not just competent; it's actually entertaining and sporty to drive. Even if you're not into performance, this translates to a feeling that the car will respond to emergency maneuvers with confidence and ease.

In the competitive budget-conscious compact sedan and hatchback class, the 2018 Mazda 3 is a rarity for exceeding expectations and delivering far more than its price would suggest. We bore this out in a yearlong test of this car's current generation as well as subsequent evaluation of newer variants. You'd be remiss not to have it on your short list.

Trim levels & features

The five-passenger 2018 Mazda 3 is available as either a sedan or four-door hatchback. Both body styles are offered in either Sport, Touring or Grand Touring trims.

The Sport trim is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (155 horsepower, 150 pound-feet of torque). The Touring and Grand Touring models get a 2.5-liter engine (184 hp, 185 lb-ft). A six-speed manual transmission is standard for all Mazda 3s, with a six-speed automatic available as an option.

Standard Sport trim features for the sedan include 16-inch steel wheels, remote keyless entry, keyless ignition, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, Bluetooth, the Mazda Connect infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, low-speed forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, emergency telematics, and a six-speaker stereo with two USB ports. The hatchback adds the upgrades of alloy wheels and a rear spoiler.

The sedan is eligible for the optional Preferred Equipment package that adds alloy wheels, automatic headlights, automatic wipers, heated mirrors, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, upgraded upholstery and a rear-seat armrest with cupholders.

The Touring trim includes all of the above, along with 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, simulated leather upholstery, a six-way power driver seat and heated front seats.

At the top of the range, the Grand Touring model gains LED exterior lights (headlights, foglights and taillights); a sunroof; a digital speedometer; an upgraded display in the instrument panel; leather upholstery; a nine-speaker Bose surround-sound system; and satellite radio. To this, the Premium Equipment package adds adaptive headlights, automatic high beams, a heated steering wheel, paddle shifters (for the automatic transmission), an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a navigation system, lane departure warning and intervention, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning and braking for higher speeds, and a traffic sign reader.

Trim tested

Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions that are fundamentally similar. The ratings in this review are based on our full test of the 2017 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring (2.5L inline-4 | 6-speed manual | FWD).

Driving

3.5
The Mazda 3 isn't the quickest car in its class, but it does deliver a bright and engaging experience that will be appreciated by drivers who enjoy cars beyond the transportation aspect.

Acceleration

3.5
The 3's 2.5-liter is one of the nicer small displacement inline-fours that isn't turbocharged. It's not a high-revving engine but makes a decent amount of power and torque from a relatively low rpm and will get you to 60 mph in 8.1 seconds. There isn't much aural character, but it isn't unpleasant.

Braking

3
This Mazda has smooth brake feel during casual driving. The effort is light, the brakes aren't grabby, and there's no unnecessary play in the pedal. They work exactly how you'd expect. Our tester needed 122 feet to stop from 60 mph, which is a bit longer than average for the class.

Steering

3.5
The steering delivers excellent on-center feel at highway speed, and your inputs feel direct and precise. Road feedback isn't exceptional in any way, but you still have some sense of how well your front tires are gripping the road surface.

Handling

4
The Mazda 3 is playful even if it isn't all that quick. The front tires will squeal around turns without much effort. Overall grip is modest. But the suspension does a nice job of keeping the body in control. The 3 maintains composure and gives the driver confidence.

Drivability

3.5
The clutch pedal is light and easy to push in, but its engagement can be a little tricky to predict. Thankfully, the engine's power delivery is linear and smooth. The gearbox has a light and relatively precise throw, but it's not nearly quite as nice as the Mazda Miata's direction shift gearbox.

Comfort

3.5
The Mazda 3 is appealingly comfortable, from its surprisingly smooth ride quality to its climate control that provides plenty of cooling capacity. However, the cabin does let in more noise than other cabins in the class. The seats are decently supportive but not perfect.

Seat comfort

3
There's good lateral support from the front sport seats, but we could've used a little more front tilt adjustment. More breathable leather upholstery would be appreciated, too; you might feel a bit swampy after a long drive. The armrest padding is excellent.

Ride comfort

4.5
For a compact hatchback, the Mazda 3 achieves a nice balance between ride comfort and composure. The ride isn't floaty, yet the 3 handles bumps and undulations without issue. This is a compact car you won't mind driving long distances.

Noise & vibration

3
Over a lot of road surfaces, and not necessarily rough surfaces, there is a moderate amount of road noise that comes through the cabin. A little wind noise is also ever present but is less intrusive. The level of noise isn't unpleasant, but there are quieter compact options.

Climate control

3.5
We found the controls easy to access and clearly labeled. On the auto setting, the system does a good job of maintaining your desired cabin temperature. The seat heaters take a few extra moments to warm up but are fairly toasty once up to temp.

Interior

4
The best part of the Mazda 3 could very well be its interior. Controls are easy to use and allow you to focus on driving, and there's ample room up front for people of all sizes. Rear passenger space isn't great for taller passengers, but overall this cabin has been well designed.

Ease of use

4.5
We found nothing in the cabin difficult to use or figure out thanks to nice redundancy of controls and clear and simple labeling. The infotainment interface has an efficient menu structure, and it's easy enough to figure out on the fly. And it becomes a touchscreen when you're at a stop.

Getting in/getting out

4
Front entry is a cinch, with wide door openings that offer plenty of clearance for the head and knees. The 3's roofline also doesn't drop down right at the rear doors, which helps preserve head clearance for rear passengers. Rear leg clearance is roughly on par with other compacts.

Driving position

3.5
The steering column has a fairly wide adjustment range for most drivers to get comfortable with the pedals and situate the steering wheel where they want it. There's enough spacing between the brake and throttle pedals for easy heel-toe downshifting if you're into that sort of thing.

Roominess

3.5
There's ample room up front, with leg-, headroom and shoulder room to spare. Rear headroom isn't as generous and might be insufficient for taller passengers. A good amount of foot space underneath the front seats helps maximize available legroom in back.

Visibility

3.5
You get an expansive view out the front and to the sides in the 3. However, the sloping rear hatch window is a little short and cuts down your view out the back. Chunky rear roof pillars create a small blind spot when backing up, but this is addressed by the rearview camera.

Quality

4.5
Mazda has stepped up its game and really pays attention to the look and feel of materials. The build quality at this price level is strong and is a cut above most of its competition. The only thing that looks kind of chintzy is the flip-up head-up display, though functionally it's brilliant.

Utility

3
It's hard to fault a hatchback for utility, but compared to other hatchbacks in its class, the Mazda 3 offers slightly less cargo room and isn't as clever when it comes to maximizing small-item storage in the cabin. LATCH anchors are easy to access despite being tucked away between the cushions.

Small-item storage

3
There's a decent-size door pocket that will fit a slightly oversized water bottle and a few other items, a front tray for your smartphone or wallet, two front anti-tip cupholders, and a small armrest bin with a 12-volt outlet. The rear door pockets will fit a standard bottle each.

Cargo space

3
The 3's 20.2 cubic feet of luggage room is small for the class, even if it looks pretty spacious in back. There's no additional underfloor storage because the spare is there, but the rear seats are split 60/40 and essentially fold flat. Maximum cargo space in the hatchback is 47.1 cubic feet.

Child safety seat accommodation

3
LATCH anchors are tucked away in between the cushions, but the cushions are soft enough to push away for access. There are two sets of anchors for the outboard seats and three overhead tethers. Unfortunately, larger rear-facing car seats will impose on front passenger space.

Technology

3.5
Mazda's got one of the best infotainment setups out right now, and the optional Bose audio system produces some fantastic sound for a car of this size and class. We applaud Mazda for offering a fairly comprehensive list of driver's aids but are unimpressed by how most of them function.

Audio & navigation

4
The navigation doesn't have fancy graphics but is easy to operate on the fly, and becomes responsive to touch at a stop for easy map panning using your fingers. The GT trim Bose audio system sounds great, the bass hits strong, and the audio stays clean regardless of how high you crank it up.

Smartphone integration

4
Mazda's device integration is quite good despite the lack of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. When connected to the USB you can access all media, including podcasts, and there are even controls to fast-forward, pause and rewind. You can also stream music through Pandora, Aha and Stitcher through the system as well.

Driver aids

3
Mazda's active driving aids aren't all that great. The lane departure warning and keeping system isn't very effective, and the adaptive cruise control quits below 15 mph. The blind-spot monitoring system suffers from mild paranoia.

Voice control

4
Voice controls work well and provide guidance for available commands. We were able to navigate to our office and route to the nearest gas station on the first try. Nothing exceptional, but it works well with the functions that it does have, which doesn't include voice access to Siri or Google.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 Mazda 3.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Zippy but refined
David Tate ,03/21/2018
After spending the past number of years driving large SUVs, I finally made the leap back into a smaller, sportier car. I’ve considered other smaller cars over the years, but none really piqued my interest for one reason or another. I wanted a driver’s car but wasn’t really wanting to pay a premium price. I also wanted a practical car but didn’t want to sacrifice performance and pure fun. For me, the Mazda 3 is a perfect amalgamation of what I’ve been looking for. It’s sporty yet refined, small but not minute, and practical but not boring in the least. It handles way better than anything in it’s price range. The fuel efficiency rivals some hybrid cars. The interior is flawless. The seats envelope the driver perfectly and lend a feeling of mutual comfort and secure fit. For the price, the engine is quick enough. Sure, I’d rather be in the 250 HP range, but that would require a compromise in aesthetics or a price increase of at least $15k. At this point, I’m extremely pleased with my purchase. Do your own research on this car and compare it to others in its price range and above. For pure driving experience and design, you won’t find anything comparable. Highly recommended.
Very happy
Ron,12/18/2017
Just the right combination of performance, saftey, space and reliability. Its big enough to carry my gear but small enough to park easily in the city. I cant beleive I am getting well over 30 mpg in a 50/50 highway/local mix. Id buy it again in a heartbeat.
Practical and fun are not mutually exclusive
Michael Gallegos,07/13/2018
Just bought a 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport and I cannot rave more about this car. I absolutely love it. I was looking for something affordable, reliable, and fuel efficient. In other words practicality was my number one concern and the hatchback delivers as promised. It has plenty of cargo space with the rear seats folded down. It supplies all that I mentioned while looking good and putting a smile on my face. The car has adequate power for merging on the highway and passing. It is also a blast to push through corners/curvy roads. The cars handles extremely well and the powertrain is eager to play while in sport mode. I consistently exceed the EPA estimates for MPG. I'll usually get around 29-31 MPG in the city and 39-42 mpg on hwy (with free flowing traffic going around 65 mph of course). Keep in mind this is all with an automatic. I was going to go for the 6 speed manual but I deal with LA traffic on my daily commute and could no longer bare it with a manual so I opted for the auto. If you're looking for something practical that isn't an appliance I would definitely recommend at least test driving the mazda 3.
A great compromise between practical and fun
Brad Payne,01/01/2018
I have owned this car for 2 months and am still amazed is only a 2.0L 4 cylinder and is less then $30k. It is a blast to drive. Handles great, accelerates well. The interior looks and feels like a high end SUV. I'm still amazed by the features and quality for the price. The NAV is better then average, but as usual, your cell phone is better. (Mazda, please consider Android Auto / Apple Car Play!). The controls for all the technology are simple to use. The Bluetooth and TXT to Speach works great. The Lane Correction continually sees tar repair seams in I75 as edges in the road. This is by far my biggest disappointment. I have disabled it to prevent it from trying to steering me into another lane, Which it attempts to do on a regular basis. The radar cruise control makes long drives on the highway so much less fatiguing and yes, it still works with the Manual Transmission! The heated seats heat up fast and the heater steering wheel is a nice touch. The seats fold down easily and the hatchback opens to allow about a 28" tall object. With the seats down, I have about a 40" Wide by 50" deep buy 28" tall usable cargo space. If you need the practical car that has a decent cargo room but drives like a sports car, this is a great fit.
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2018 Mazda 3 video

CARLOS LAGO: I'm Edmunds senior writer Carlos Lago, and this is a rundown of the features you'll find on the 2018 Mazda 3. The Mazda 3 is a compact sedan or hatchback that's one of our favorites, due to its classy interior and highly enjoyable personality. Of the three trims, the Touring provides the best mix of features, along with the bigger 2 and 1/2 liter engine. The less expensive Sport trim comes with a good amount of infotainment features and forward collision warning, but it's otherwise pretty basic. The sedan is eligible for the optional preferred equipment package that adds alloy wheels, automatic headlights, blindspot monitoring, and upgraded upholstery, among other features. If you can afford it the Grand Touring opens up the door to leather, navigation, sunroof, and advanced safety technology. We love the look and functionality of the hatchback, but while the 3 has plenty of space, it's cargo area is a little smaller and not as clever as some competitors'. Rear headroom isn't as generous and might be insufficient for taller passengers. A good amount of foot space underneath the front seats helps maximize available leg room in the back. The standard six speed manual shifts nicely and provides some driver engagement. A six speed automatic is optional. The navigation is easy to operate on the fly, while the available Bose audio system sounds great with audio that stays clean regardless of how high you crank it up. The best part of the Mazda 3 could very well be its interior. Controls are easy to use and allow you to focus on driving, and there's ample room up front for people of all sizes. Mazda 3's top competitors include Honda Civic, Ford Focus, and Kia Forte. The bottom line? In the competitive, budget-conscious compact sedan and hatchback class, the 2018 Mazda 3 is a rarity, for exceeding expectations and delivering far more than its price would suggest.

2018 Mazda 3 Features Rundown

The 2018 Mazda 3 is one of our top picks in the class for its fun-to-drive persona and classy interior. It may come up short in a few categories on paper, but in the real world it's more than capable and definitely worth your attention. In this video, we highlight the key features that matter most. From mpg, interior space and technology to design and comfort - these pros and cons will help steer you toward a perfect car.

Features & Specs

MSRP
$21,890
MPG
26 city / 35 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
184 hp @ 5700 rpm
MSRP
$24,945
MPG
26 city / 35 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
184 hp @ 5700 rpm
MSRP
$20,395
MPG
28 city / 37 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
MSRP
$20,840
MPG
25 city / 33 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
184 hp @ 5700 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite 3 safety features:

Smart Brake Support
Warns if a front collision is deemed imminent and automatically applies the brakes if you don't react in time.
Lane Keep Assist
Alerts the driver if the car begins to drift out of its lane and performs steering corrections if the driver does not.
Advanced Blind-Spot Monitoring
Alerts the driver if a vehicle is approaching or lurking in your blind spot and chimes if you signal for a lane change in that direction.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover10.5%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

Mazda 3 vs. the competition

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Mazda 3 vs. Mazda 6

The Mazda 6 is Mazda's larger midsize sedan. Compared to the Mazda 3, it has a more powerful engine and more legroom for rear-seat passengers. Both cars share upscale interiors, especially in higher trim levels. The Mazda 6 is more expensive, but it's a great alternative if you like the Mazda 3 but need more room.

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Mazda 3 vs. Honda Civic

The Honda Civic is an excellent small car. It's available as a hatchback, sedan or even a coupe. The turbocharged 1.5-liter engine on higher trim levels is both fuel-efficient and powerful, and the Civic challenges the Mazda 3 in terms of driving engagement. In sportier Si guise, the Civic makes a great driver's car that's also practical. We gave the Civic 4.5 stars.

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Mazda 3 vs. Mazda CX-3

The CX-3 is a small crossover SUV that shares some mechanical similarities with the Mazda 3. While it offers more cargo space than the 3 sedan, it's actually less accommodating than the Mazda 3 hatchback. It's also a little slower to accelerate than the Mazda 3, but it does offer a more commanding view of the road and optional all-wheel drive. We gave it 4 stars.

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback for Sale

Mazda 3 2018 Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
5,366 miles
Used 2018
Mazda 3
Touring
List$18,689
Est.Loan: $340/mo
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Mazda 3 2018 Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
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Mazda 3
Grand Touring
MSRP$27,740
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Mazda 3 2018 Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
9,284 miles
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Mazda 3
Grand Touring
List$21,975
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MAZDA FACTORY CERTIFIED 7 YEAR/100,000 MILE WARRANTY - GRAND TOURING W/PREMIUM PACKAGE (OPTIONS LISTED BELOW) - AUTOMATIC - MAZDA FACTORY EXEC DEMO - UPGRADED 2.5L ENGINE - NAVIGATION/LEATHER/POWER AND HEATED SEATS/BACKUP CAMERA/ADVANCE SAFETY (SMART BRAKING, LANE KEEP, LED TRACKING HEADLIGHTS, BLIND SPOT AND REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERTS, RADAR CRUISE, AND ALOT MORE)/BOSE SOUND SYSTEM/HEATED STEERING WHEEL/AND SO MUCH MORE - NO HIDDEN RECON FEES - CLEAN CARFAX - **Grand Touring Premium Package includes: Bi-LED headlights with auto leveling and tracking system, LED combination taillights and daytime running lights), heated steering wheel, paddle shifters, Mazda Navigation System, and auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink, High Beam Control, Lane Departure Warning System, Lane-keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Smart Brake Support, and Traffic Sign Recognition System** ** **Grand Touring upgrades over Touring include: 2.5L gasoline engine, Sport mode, Moonroof, Black metallic front grille trim, LED fog lights, Shark fin antenna, Perforated leather-trimmed sport seats, Full-color Active Driving Display, Bose 9-speaker Surround Sound system, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Overhead console with sunglasses holder, Illuminated driver and front-passenger vanity mirrors** **This Mazda3's safety features includes: Advanced front air bag with seat belt-use and passenger-weight sensors Front side-impact air bags, side-impact air curtains, Dynamic Stability Control, Traction Control System, Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, Backup Camera, E911 emergency calling, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Rear Cross Traffic Alert System, Adaptive HID Headlights, Active Driving Display, Smart City Brake Support, Smart Brake Support, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Distance Recognition Support System, Lane Departure Warning System, Lane-keep Assist, High Beam Control, and Alot more. Top Safety Pick Plus by IIHS and 5-Star Rated by NHTSA for 2018 safety ratings.** **CPO 12-Month / 12,000 Mile Vehicle Limited Warranty 7-Year / 100,000 Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, 24hr Roadside Assistance, 160-Point Detailed Inspection, Zero Deductible, Special APR available** **At Chantilly Mazda we promise you'll have a great experience. All you add is your state's tax, tags, and processing fee. No other fees and we mean it!! (no reconditioning fees, no dealer prep, no CPO fees, no testing fees). For more information or to schedule a test drive, call (855)423-9049. Buy Happy!**

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

The 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $25,835. The average price paid for a new 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A) is trending $3,364 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

The 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $22,780. The average price paid for a new 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A) is trending $3,234 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

The 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $21,285. The average price paid for a new 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A) is trending $3,325 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M)

The 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $26,385. The average price paid for a new 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M) is trending $3,256 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M)

The 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $23,230. The average price paid for a new 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M) is trending $3,130 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)

The 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $20,235. The average price paid for a new 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M) is trending $2,692 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,692 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$17,543.

The average savings for the 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M) is13.3% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 3 2018 Mazda 3 Hatchback Sport 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

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