2019 Mazda Mazda3

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Mazda Mazda3 highlights

Customer rating


  • Higher trims exude sophistication
  • Seats offer exceptional comfort and support
  • Engaging and lively handling
  • Both available sound systems deliver a great audio experience


  • Rear seat legroom is limited
  • Cargo capacity is smaller compared to rivals'

Mileage (EPA estimate)

24 city, 32 highway, 27 combined

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Fuel your love for the open road

For 2019, the Mazda3 received a refresh inside and out that brings out its sporting spirit in a stylish design ready to stand out on the highway or while zipping around town. This small car may fit into compact parking spaces, but it is loaded with personality from its 186-hp 2.5L engine to a suspension that hugs every twist in the road. Driver assist functions are loaded onto every trim level, too. Tech fans will love its large infotainment system with an intuitive control dial and plenty of smartphone apps.

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What is new for the 2019 Mazda Mazda3?

  • The Mazda3 is available in a variety of new trims, including the Base, Preferred, Premium, and Select.
  • The Grand Touring, Sport, and Touring trims have been discontinued for 2019.
  • Mazda3 trims have been upgraded with Memory Seat(s), 4WD/AWD, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay as standard equipment this year.
  • Rear Sunshade and Remote Start features are now available as options on select trims.

2019 Mazda Mazda3 trims

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  • 186-hp 2.5L four-cylinder engine with six-speed automatic transmission, 8.8-inch display with infotainment system, Bluetooth®, and audio streaming, 16-inch alloy wheels and cloth sport seats.

Sedan Select:

  • Rain-sensing wipers, 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control and Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®.

Sedan Preferred:

  • Heated front seats with driver memory, aluminum interior trim, 12-speaker Bose® surround sound system, keyless entry and push-button start.

Sedan Premium:

  • Power moonroof, head-Up display with traffic sign recognition, adaptive headlights, and Leather-trimmed seating.


  • Large liftback for easy loading, gloss black roofline spoiler and grille, leatherette seating, and smartphone app compatible.

Hatchback Preferred:

  • Power, folding body-color side mirrors with turn signal, LED headlights and daytime running lamps, SiriusXM® satellite receiver and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter.

Hatchback Premium:

  • Available six-speed manual transmission with overdrive, black-finish 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, smart cruise control, and signature LED head and taillights.

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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Mazda Mazda3

1. Elegant and sporty style

2019 Mazda3 Review: Backseats| CarMax

Minimalist sensibilities are brought to the forefront with this sleek and stylish vehicle. Its sculpted exterior design with hungry LED headlights, a roofline spoiler, and forward facing presence creates the sense of motion even when parked.

2. Intuitive cabin design

2019 Mazda3 Review: Front Seats | CarMax

From the control dial on the 8.8-inch infotainment display to the side-bolstered sport seats, the cockpit wraps you in comfort while providing crucial data in your line of sight. Settle in and find yourself at home with easy-to-understand buttons and controls.

3. Simply fun to drive

Whether you are using the paddle shifters, the short-throw manual transmission, or setting your adaptive cruise control, this compact machine loves to hug the corners while leaving a sense of confidence in your hands. You’ll be able to zip through the city or on the highway turning heads in this fun car.

4. Loaded with the tech you deserve

2019 Mazda3 Review: Tech Dash | CarMax

You sacrifice nothing in the smart-sized ride as its infotainment center offers easy access to your favorite smartphone apps, satellite radio, and multiple power points. Automatic climate control and available heated seats cater to your comfort without requiring constant adjustments.

5. Ready to adapt on the fly

2019 Mazda3 Review: Trunk Cargo | CarMax

You might want a compact car that fits into your garage and is easy to maneuver through crowded parking lots. In the 2019 Mazda3, you don't have to sacrifice cargo space to do it. The rear seat splits and folds forward, so you can hit the shopping mall without worrying about fitting your bags inside.

Similar vehicles

If you're interested in the 2019 Mazda Mazda3, you should also check out these similar vehicles from Previous generation years.

Toyota Corolla

This small car is offered as a sedan, hatch, or the sporty iM. All three Corolla styles are front-wheel drive. It is able to earn an EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway on the 2018 Corolla LE ECO with its 1.8L 140-hp engine and continuously variable transmission.

The 2019 Corolla comes loaded with adaptive high beams, auto emergency braking, and lane departure warning. Experience the fun of piloting your machine in the SE MT with a six-speed manual transmission and power moonroof.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings


RepairPal gave the Mazda Mazda3 an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Mazda Mazda3 15th out of 46 among Compact Cars.

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Mazda Mazda3 features and specs

Premium 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Navigation System
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Remote Start

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 42.3"/R 35.1"

Head room

F 37.5"/R 36.5"

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Color options

Exterior colors:

  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica

  • Machine Gray Metallic

  • Sonic Silver Metallic

  • Deep Crystal Blue Metallic

  • Jet Black Mica

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