Rediscover the Thrill of the Road in the 2017 Mazda3

Lots of adjectives come to mind when you think of compact cars, but "fun" doesn't often make the list. That is, unless you're talking about the Mazda3. Sure, this compact car has all the practicality you would expect from a car in this class, with outstanding fuel economy, a value-inclined price tag, and safety and quality that appeals to the average commuter.

But beyond sensibility, the Mazda3 delivers in the fun department. Its extraordinary handling and peppy engine bring a hefty dose of excitement to the road, whether you're tackling hairpin curves on a city lane or zipping around other cars on the highway.

The 2017 Mazda3 is a compact car that others in the class strive to live up to. In addition to that thrilling road performance, this vehicle offers an impressive array of standard and available features as well as a comfortable and high-quality interior.

You have plenty of options when choosing a 2017 Mazda3. The car is available in both four-door sedan and five-door hatchback models, and the trim levels break down into:

  • Sport
  • Touring
  • Touring 2.5 (only available in hatchback style)
  • Grand Touring

Even the Sport is admirably equipped with features like Bluetooth* connectivity, an infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, push-button start, and more. You can continue to upgrade with more advanced and luxurious touches through the trims.

The best way to determine which Mazda3 model is right for you is by exploring them in person and taking your favorites for a test drive. Drivers in and around Roanoke, Christiansburg, and Lynchburg, VA, are close by a fantastic source for Mazda models of all kinds, including many variations of the Mazda3. Berglund Mazda is located in the heart of Salem and is well stocked with all your favorite Mazda vehicles at prices that you'll love as much as you love these amazing cars!

What Will You Find in the 2017 Mazda3 Interior?

The cabin of the 2017 Mazda3 is both stylish and inviting, with comfortable seating for up to five. The refined design and high-quality materials give the interior an upscale feel that would be at home in a much pricier vehicle. Premium technology features as well as safety, driver-assistance, convenience, and comfort are numerous and ensure that passengers will enjoy the ride as much as the driver enjoys the drive.

A Glimpse at the 2017 Mazda3's Exterior

Compact cars might be known more for their practicality than their looks, but that doesn't mean that they can't be stylish and attractive. The 2017 Mazda3 is a case in point. It conforms to Mazda's design philosophy of combining flowing lines and natural curves. Put your style stamp on your own Mazda3 with one of the available paint color options for the 2017 model year:

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray
  • Snowflake White
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Metallic
  • Titanium Flash Mica

Engine and Performance Review of the 2017 Mazda3

There are two available engines in the 2017 Mazda3. The standard powerplant is a 2.0L 4-cylinder that generates 155 horsepower. For quicker acceleration on the highway, you can upgrade to the 184-horsepower 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard, and a 6-speed automatic is available.

Available Technology Features

  • MAZDA CONNECT Infotainment System
  • Infotainment System Voice Command
  • Pandora® Internet Radio
  • Bluetooth Technology*
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
  • Multifunction Commander Control
  • HD® Radio
  • 7-Inch Color Touchscreen Display
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Auxiliary Audio Inputs
  • USB Ports
  • SMS Text Messaging

Available Safety Features

  • Mazda Advanced Restraint System
  • Comprehensive Airbag System
  • Anti-Lock Brake System
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Hill Launch Assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • Brake Assist

Why Shop for Your 2017 Mazda3 at Berglund Mazda?

When you're in the market for a new or used Mazda3 in or around Salem, VA, Berglund Mazda is your ultimate destination. We have a high-quality selection of all the Mazda vehicles you love, including the Mazda3. If you don't see exactly what you're looking for in our inventory, use our handy CarFinder tool to tell us about your ideal car. We will take the information you provide and search for vehicles that match your desired specifications. When we find them, we'll let you know - it's just that easy. View our inventory now and then visit Berglund Mazda when you're ready to save big on your new or used vehicle!


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