The 2017 Mazda 3 is available in three different trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The base Mazda 3 Sport starts at an MSRP of $17,845 and comes with plenty of desired standard features including 16-inch steel wheels, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, a height-adjustable driver seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, remote locking, and unlocking, keyless ignition, a 7-inch touchscreen display with the knob-based controller, Bluetooth connectivity, voice controls, and a six-speaker audio system with two USB ports, and smartphone-enabled internet radio.
||Smart city brake support
||Advanced blind-spot monitoring
||Full color active driving display
||Clear-lens halogen headlights
||Bose 9 speakers surround sound system
||Remote keyless entry system with "answer back" feature
||Body-colored folding, heated power side mirrors with integrated turn signals
||Bi-LED headlights with auto-leveling
||Tilt & telescopic steering column
||Dual-zone automatic climate control system
||Power sliding glass moonroof with one-touch-open feature and interior sunshade
||60/40 split fold-down rear seat
||6-way power-adjustable driver's seat with manual lumbar adjustment
||Perforated leather-trimmed sport seats
The Touring which begins from $20,445 adds a Preferred Equipment package plus 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless ignition and entry, low-speed forward collision warning and mitigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, imitation leather upholstery, a six-way power driver seat, heated front seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.
The top-range Grand Touring trim costs $23,145 and gets the Popular Equipment package equipment as standard plus the more powerful 2.5-liter engine, LED foglights, a gloss-black grille insert, a digital speedometer, a head-up display, and full leather upholstery.
Optional Features and Packages:
The Sport trim can be optioned with the Preferred Equipment package that adds 16-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, premium cloth upholstery, a rear-seat armrest, automatic headlights, automatic windshield wipers, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.
The Popular Equipment package available on sedan models only adds a rear lip spoiler, a sunroof, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a CD player, satellite radio, and a premium nine-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system.
The Premium Equipment package adds adaptive LED headlights and daytime running lights, LED taillights, a heated steering wheel, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a navigation system.
The Grand Touring also gets an available i-Activsense Safety Package, which adds a more advanced safety tech including forwarding collision warning and mitigation system, a lane departure warning and intervention system, automatic high-beam headlight control, and adaptive cruise control.
The Grand Touring trim of the Mazda 3 is more versatile and elegantly shaped. It is blessed with an abundance of equipment which makes it a premium car. You get 18-inch wheels, power and heated exterior mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, a head-up display, dual-zone automatic weather control, and an updated nine-speaker Bose stereo system as standard commodities with the Grand Touring. If you opt for the Premium Equipment package, you get additional benefits like a navigation system, a heated steering wheel, and adaptive LED headlights.