AWARDS & REVIEWS

2014 Mazda 3 Hatchback Reviews and Awards
Smart, social and streamlined–and that's just the beginning of what the new Mazda3 has to offer. In fact, with incredible efficiency and so much smart technology, the Mazda3 leaves the rest of its class in the dust. And we have the awards to prove it. See what the press has to say about the sporty Mazda3.

2014 CAR AND DRIVER "10BEST"

"Whether it's the hatchback or sedan, we can?t stop admiring the long hood and Italianate grille of the new 3…."

Car and Driver | January 2014


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"BEST OF EVERYTHING" — ECONOMY CAR OF THE YEAR

"Seriously, does Mazda make any bad cars? There isn't one that's not well–built, affordable, and fun to drive."

Road & Track | December 2013


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2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

The 2014 Mazda3 (built after October 2013) was named a 2014 Top Safety Pick Plus by the IIHS when equipped with available Smart City Brake Support.

— IIHS | December 2013


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2014 ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD — COMPACT CAR

"…Its fun–to–drive attitude makes it one of the most complete vehicles in the set."

— ALG | November 2013


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2014 5-YEAR COST TO OWN AWARD

Mazda named the lowest cost to own brand for the second consecutive year by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com.**

— Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com | February 2014


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"…The new Mazda3 just might be the most rewarding car to drive in the class."

— RoadandTrack.com | July 2013


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"Interior refinement is a premium, it's competitively efficient and the 2.5–liter version is quicker than anything in this segment needs to be."

— Edmunds.com | July 2013


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"If you don't enjoy driving the Mazda3, you're doing something wrong."

Popular Mechanics | July 2013


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*Starting at $18,945 MSRP plus $795 destination (Alaska $840) for Mazda3 i Sport 5-door with manual transmission. Mazda3 s Grand Touring 5-door model shown, $26,495. MSRP plus $795 destination (Alaska $840). MSRP excludes taxes, title and license fees. Actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for complete details.

†Smart City Brake Support operates under certain low–speed conditions. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Factors including movement and shape of the object in front of the vehicle, weather and road conditions can all impact automatic stopping.

‡ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data, www.alg.com.

**2014 model–year vehicle's projected cost to own for the initial five–year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit www.kbb.com.

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