Wednesday, July 24, 2013

2014 Mazda3 Starts at $17,740 This Fall

The all-new 2014 Mazda3, the brand's best-selling vehicle, starts at $17,740 (including $795 destination charge) for the sedan i SV with the SKYACTIV-G 155 horsepower 2.0-liter mated to a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission delivering 33 mpg combined city/highway. The 2014 model is $245 more than the outgoing 2013 model. The sedan i SV with the SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic starts at $18,790. The redesigned compact vehicle will also offer a SKYACTIV-G 184 horsepower 2.5-liter gasoline engine.

The Mazda3 i Touring four-door with SKYACTIV-MT starts at $20,390 MSRP while the five-door version adds $500 to a starting price of $20,890 MSRP. Like i Sport models, the automatic transmission can be added for $1,050, regardless of how many doors are optioned. A Touring Technology Package ($1,600 MSRP) is available for all i Touring models. The i Grand Touring starts at $23,540 MSRP for the sedan and $24.040 MSRP for the five-door when featuring a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission. The SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic adds $1,050 to $24,590 MSRP and $25,090 MSRP, respectively. The Mazda3 s Touring sedan starts at $25,390 MSRP, the five-door model starts at $25,890 MSRP, the top-of-the-line s Grand Touring sedan starts at $26,790 MSRP and the five-door at $27,290 MSRP.

Fuel economy for all five-door models featuring the SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine has an EPA rating of 29 city/40 highway/33 combined mpg with a manual transmission and 30 city/40 highway/33 combined mpg when equipped with an automatic. Sedan models are estimated to offer 29 city/41 highway mpg (6MT) and 30 city/41 highway mpg (6AT).