Sporty Compact: 2024 Mazda3

Mazda leads the charge into 2024 with the revamped Mazda3, available as a stylish sedan or an agile hatchback. Known for its exceptional driving experience, the compact car also boasts a polished and elegant design. While the hatchback made its debut this summer, the sedan rolled out in the fall. Whichever version you choose, the Mazda3 guarantees a thrilling drive.

2024 Mazda3 front

What’s New for 2024?

The Mazda3 Carbon Turbo Edition is a notable addition, combining distinctive exterior design elements with a turbocharged engine. It also features a large 10.25″ infotainment display, offering wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Furthermore, Mazda prioritizes safety by introducing a comprehensive set of improved standard safety features for the model.

Trim Highlights & Pricing

Mazda offers the Mazda3 with standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive. You’ll find two engine choices too. Both are based on a 2.5-liter displacement; one is naturally aspirated while the other is turbocharged. You’ll also find a 6-speed manual gearbox on some grades or a 6-speed automatic elsewhere.

Mazda3 2.5 S (Sedan: $24,170)

Engine: Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter, 191 horsepower, 186 lb-ft of torque.
Standard Features: 8.8-inch center display, i-Activsense safety features, Mazda Connected Services, LED lighting, and 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels.

Mazda3 2.5 S Select Sport (Sedan: $24,690, Hatchback: $25,690)

Upgrades: Advanced Keyless Entry, rain-sensing wipers, leather-wrapped accents, and 18-inch black alloy wheels.

Mazda3 2.5 S Preferred (Sedan: $26,190, Hatchback: $27,390)

Highlights: Power moonroof, heated front seats, eight-way power driver seat, and LED side mirror turn signals.

Mazda3 2.5 S Carbon Edition (Sedan: $29,060, Hatchback: $30,260)

Unique Features: Wireless connectivity options, i-Activ AWD, and the Polymetal Gray exterior with red leather interior.

2024 Mazda3 seats

Mazda3 2.5 S Premium (6MT) (Hatchback: $30,350)

Exclusive Traits: Manual transmission, Bose 12-speaker audio, Mazda Navigation System, and LED signature illumination.

Mazda3 2.5 Carbon Turbo (Sedan: $31,750, Hatchback: $32,950)

Powerhouse: Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine, 250 horsepower (with premium fuel), 227 horsepower (with regular fuel).

Bespoke Features: Zircon Sand Metallic finish, 10.25-inch infotainment display, and terracotta leatherette interior.

Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus (Sedan: $35,450, Hatchback: $36,650)

Luxe Details: Gloss black aerodynamic accents, Smart Brake Support features, Bose audio, and Traffic Jam Assist.

Mazda3 Considerations

For those interested in the 2024 Mazda3 series, a variety of choices await, each with its unique charm. The blend of sophisticated design, cutting-edge technology, and robust performance means there’s a Mazda3 fit for every keen driver’s preference. Head to the next page and we’ll share our driving impressions.

2024 Mazda3 dashboard

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Matt Keegan
Author: Matthew Keegan
Matt Keegan is a journalist, media professional, and owner of this website. He has an extensive writing background and has covered the automotive sector continuously since 2004. When not driving and evaluating new vehicles, Matt enjoys spending his time outdoors.

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