Witness How the Mazda3 Takes on the Competition at Colonial Mazda in Danbury, CT

Here at Colonial Mazda, we want to show you the Mazda3 sedan in action so you can witness all it has to offer. However, we also enjoy helping our shoppers complete research on their own time before they come in to take that first test drive. We want you to enjoy total satisfaction with you purchase or lease, so we compiled some facts together on how the new Mazda3 sedan stacks up against a couple other competing sedans much like it. If you decide that our midsize luxury car offers everything you need in your next daily driver, then come check out the new Mazda3 sedan today at Colonial Mazda in Danbury Township. Yon will find us located less than a half hour outside of Brewster, NY.


Colonial Mazda

100 C Federal Road
Directions Danbury, CT 06810

  • Sales: 203-748-8700
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Mazda3 vs Toyota Corolla

  • Performance: The Mazda3 generates more of a commanding performance as its engine generates 186 total horsepower. The standard four-cylinder engine of the Toyota Corolla only generates up to 139 total horsepower.
  • Drivetrain: The Toyota Corolla also only offers front-wheel drive, making it less suitable for winter driving. The Mazda3 offers front-wheel and available all-wheel drive on most trim levels.
  • Convenience: Most trims of the Mazda3 come standard with an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a HomeLink® Universal Garage Door Opener, while the base trim offers these features as an option. Toyota does not offer these features for the base trims of the Corolla.

Mazda3 vs Honda Civic Sedan

  • Drivetrain: The Mazda3 sedan comes available with i-ACTIV® All-Wheel Drive, to maximize traction during adverse driving conditions in New Milford. All-wheel drive remains unavailable on the Honda Civic.
  • Interior Space: Despite having a larger overall passenger volume, the Honda Civic falls short of the mazda3 sedan in headroom for the front and back seats.
  • Transmission: To eliminate confusion, the newest Mazda3 sedan only offers automatic transmission for a simplified driving experience. The base trim of the Mazzda3 sedan only comes standard with manual transmission.



Mazda3 vs Ford Fusion

  • Performance: The standard four-cylinder engine of the Ford Fusion, while robust, falls short in power and fuel economy. It generates 175 total horsepower and can travel up to 31 total miles per gallon on the highway. Whereas, the SKYACTIV® engine of the Mazda3 generates 186 total horsepower and enables the sedan to travel up to 35 mpg on the highway.
  • Drivetrain: The Ford Fusion offers all-wheel drive, unlike many other competitors in the compact sedan lineup. However, only the highest two trim levels come available with this drivetrain, forcing shoppers to pay a substantial extra fee to enjoy the best traction capabilities.
  • Price: The Mazda3 sedan stands as one of the most affordable midsize sedans on this chart, beginning almost $2,000 under the starting price of the new Ford Fusion.

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Conclusion: Mazda3 Dominates Over Challengers

As you can see, the Mazda3 sedan provides more convenience and even more safety over these top challengers. Its new available all-wheel drive provides the best traction control during the winter months in Bethel, making it one of few midsize sedans on the market to offer this drivetrain. Its driving style also commands much more power and fuel economy than some of its challengers, making it the commuter's choice to save money and fuel long-term. Topping it all off: The Mazda3 sedan offers so much more for less than most of its challengers in the midsize sedan segment. Almost every shopper wants to save where they can, and enjoy the finer things in life. The Mazda3 offers a luxurious ride which truly allows you to have it all!

Come Test Drive the New Mazda3 Today

If the new Mazda3 sedan sounds like your style, then pick a trim out of our new inventory and schedule a test drive today here at Colonial Mazda. You may also view our current loan and lease offers from your home computer in Ridgefield, as well as a bit of research on how this midsize sedan stacks up against other Mazda sedans like it. Check out the new Mazda3 today, located at Colonial Mazda on Federal Rd in Danbury, CT. See you soon!