Meet the 2017 Mazda3 Fastback. Every new feature has been crafted to push the boundaries and create an unparalleled driving experience. Embodying Mazda’s ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design, 2017 Mazda3’s looks and performance combine to create a bold, sophisticated example of fastback styling.
Even when parked, the 2017 Mazda3 looks poised for action. It’s down to the ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design language which creates bold exterior styling, designed to get you noticed. Strong contours and a wide stance hint at the Mazda3 Fastback’s powerful and inspiring drive. Even the wheels produce a sense of movement, and are formed of twisted alloy spokes available on Sport Nav models. The fastback body shape follows an elegantly sloping roofline, delivering sophisticated and stand-out road presence.
The Sport Nav model swept back LED headlights that give you greater visibility when driving at night. The introduction of auto power-folding door mirrors across the range means you can avoid potential scrapes when parked on the road.
As soon as you take your seat behind the wheel, you can feel the effects of the 2017 Mazda3’s human-centric design. It’s crafted from soft-touch materials that feel luxurious and are accentuated by chrome finishes on the door handles and dashboard. The heated sports seats are designed to hug your body as the 2017 Mazda3 Fastback curves around corners helping you relax your muscles on long drives.
Every switch, button and dial is placed within easy reach and this placement enhances the sense of connection between car and driver. Choose the Sport Nav trim to get colour head-up display with Traffic Sign Recognition – helping you navigate busy urban areas with ease.
Relaxation and connectivity are a given on every drive in the 2017 Mazda3 Fastback. A 7” colour touch-screen display puts control of all the entertainment features at your fingertips, plus it’s perfectly positioned to be within your line of sight yet also viewable for the passengers. You can also take control with the central multimedia commander, a single dial, it fits within the palm of your hand and is easy to use while you’re driving.
MZD Connect gives you internet connectivity through your phone so you can have your social media notifications read out to you while on route*. DAB radio is included as standard, giving you better signal and clarity while listening to your preferred station. Bluetooth integration can be controlled using the buttons on the steering wheel so you can make and receive calls hands-free.
All have satellite navigation with European maps, so you can enjoy a trip away on the continent free from the fear of getting lost.
*With compatible mobile devices.
The Mazda3 Fastback utilises Mazda’s innovative SKYACTIV Technology to produce a fuel-efficient and dynamic drive, including Mazda’s i-stop stop/start technology which pauses the engine, preventing revving while you’re stopped at lights and in traffic before restarting almost instantly when you want to go.
The body and chassis are constructed from ultra-strong yet lightweight high tensile steel which makes the 2017 Mazda3 Fastback extremely responsive and agile.
With a choice of three engines: one petrol engine at 120ps, and two diesels engines with a power output of either 105ps or 150ps, 0-62 acceleration times are as little as approximately 8.0 seconds. 2017 Mazda3 will achieve between 48.7mpg and 74.3mpg (Combined), depending on which engine you chose
The 2017 Mazda3 Fastback has Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System to improve performance when travelling at speed and turning around corners.
All Fastback models feature Advanced Smart City Brake Support which applies the brakes if it detects a vehicle dangerously close to your car and all Sport Nav models come with a reversing camera as standard, helping you to park up in tricky places without fear of scratching the paintwork.