Mazda
Mazda3
2021
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$19,945
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28 city / 36 hwy

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$287 / month
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What you must know before buying the Mazda Mazda3

John Diether
Automotive Editor - September 6, 2020
  • 2020 Mazda3 selection looks great
  • $1,000 rebate for all buyers
  • Lease from $179 for 36 months + free 1st payment
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months + $500 bonus

Easy to find:

The carryover 2020 Mazda3 remains robust supply across the country. Automatic emergency braking is now standard on all models. Mazda has stated that the Mazda3 will receive a high-efficiency Skyactiv-X powertrain at some point in 2020.

Current factory offers vary by region and will remain in effect through September 30, 2020 unless otherwise noted. Examples shown here are for Los Angeles.

Up to $1,750 off:

Mazda continues to offer a $1,000 factory rebate on the 2020 Mazda3 to all buyers.

In addition, current Mazda customers are eligible for a $750 loyalty bonus toward the purchase or lease of a 2020 Mazda3.

Free lease payment:

The 2020 Mazda3 Base sedan with automatic now starts at $179 for 36 months (12,000 miles year) with $2,499 due at signing. The effective monthly cost works out to $248, an excellent value for this price class.

The hatchback now starts at $199 a month with everything else the same. With an effective monthly cost of $268, this lease is also an excellent value for this class.

Whichever model you choose, your first payment will be complimentary up to $500. This bonus is available on all Mazda leases this month.

0% APR + payment deferral

In place of the standard rebate, Mazda continues to offer 0% APR for 60 months on the 2020 Mazda3, plus $500 bonus cash. Even better, your first payment isn't due for 90 days.

You can combine this offer with the loyalty bonus if you qualify.

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CarsDirectPricing as of 9/29/20 in 90245
MSRP
$21,445
Sales Price
$20,945
Cash Rebates
$1,000
Target Price
$19,945
Lease Estimate
$302/mo
Finance Estimate
$287/mo

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Customer Rebate Customer Cash (Expires 9/30/20) Customer Rebate: Customers must take delivery of this vehicle prior to the expiration date to be eligible for this manufacturer rebate. This rebate may not be available on special factory orders or used in conjunction with special manufacturer financing or leasing programs. Other special financing programs may be available. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details. $1,000
Loyalty Bonus Cash Loyalty Reward Program (Expires 9/30/20) For current owners of the same make. May not be compatible with certain other incentive types such as Conquest programs. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States. Current Mazda owners. Current vehicle trade-in or lease termination is NOT required to participate. This offer IS transferable within household, must live at same address. %Qualification% Applicable on the purchase or lease of a new and unused eligible vehicle. There is a limit of one (1) Owner Loyalty Cash Incentive per eligible vehicle. Must be applied within the purchase or lease structure as a capital cost reduction. One copy of each of the following documents is required for redemption and must be kept in the sales jacket. 1) A copy of the current registration or title. 2) A copy of the purchaser's current driver's license. 3) Current owner's vehicle must be titled/registered under their name on the title or registration and must match the name on the purchaser's current driver's license. This offer CAN be combined with any other public offerings. This offer CANNOT be combined with any other private incentives. $750

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Promotional APR Offer Promotional APR programs available for qualified buyers. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%Qualification% Eligible new and unused vehicles.
Term(s)2425 - 3637 - 4849 - 6364 - 72
Rate %0.9%0.9%0.9%0.9%1.9%
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Finance Customer Rebate APR Customer Cash (Expires 9/30/20) Customer cash available for qualified customers based on available credit when financing through manufacturer's captive finance company. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States. O.A.C. %Qualification% Offer is compatible with MFS APR deals ONLY. This offer IS able to combine with all other Customer Cash and Owner Loyalty offers. $500

Leasing Incentives

RebateAmount
Loyalty Bonus Cash Loyalty Reward Program (Expires 9/30/20) For current owners of the same make. May not be compatible with certain other incentive types such as Conquest programs. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States. Current Mazda owners. Current vehicle trade-in or lease termination is NOT required to participate. This offer IS transferable within household, must live at same address. %Qualification% Applicable on the purchase or lease of a new and unused eligible vehicle. There is a limit of one (1) Owner Loyalty Cash Incentive per eligible vehicle. Must be applied within the purchase or lease structure as a capital cost reduction. One copy of each of the following documents is required for redemption and must be kept in the sales jacket. 1) A copy of the current registration or title. 2) A copy of the purchaser's current driver's license. 3) Current owner's vehicle must be titled/registered under their name on the title or registration and must match the name on the purchaser's current driver's license. This offer CAN be combined with any other public offerings. This offer CANNOT be combined with any other private incentives. $750

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2021 Mazda Mazda3: Model Preview

Justin Cupler
Automotive Editor

Model Preview

In 2019, the fourth-generation Mazda3 launched with an all-new look, updated cabin, and even optional all-wheel drive. With this look still fresh, we expect the 2021 Mazda3 to be a carryover model.

The new-for-2019 Mazda3 rolled in an updated look gleaned from the automaker’s popular crossovers. This new design included slitlike headlights and taillights, a long hood, short trunk, swooping body lines, and a forward-leaning grille. Since the fourth-generation model debuted, the Mazda3 has remained the same, and we expect it to roll on unchanged into 2021. Folks waiting on a refreshed Mazda3 could see one as early as the 2022 model year.

Inside, the fourth-generation Mazda3 continues to pull inspiration from its larger siblings with a low and thin dash for enhanced visibility, a dash-top infotainment screen, tasteful metallic trim, a three-spoke steering wheel, a clean center stack, and optional premium materials. We expect this design to continue unchanged in the 2021 Mazda3.


Mazda Mazda3

Under its hood, the current Mazda3 boasts a standard 186-horsepower 2.5-liter engine that pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission in most cases. There is an available six-speed manual transmission, but it’s very limited and difficult to find at dealerships. In most Mazda3 models, the power heads to the front wheels, but optional all-wheel drive is available. We expect these powertrain options to remain unchanged in the 2021 Mazda3.

Mazda is working on a new SKYACTIV-X engine that combines the smooth drivability of a gasoline engine with the torque and fuel efficiency of a diesel. It remains unclear if this engine will be a part of the Mazda3 lineup in the states. Stay tuned for updates.

Safety remains a focal point for Mazda, as the current Mazda 3 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. This rating is thanks to “Good” crash test scores, “Superior”-rated standard automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, “Good”-rated optional curve-adaptive LED headlights, and “Acceptable”-rated standard LED headlights. Other standard safety tech on the current Mazda 3 includes adaptive cruise control, active lane control, blind-spot monitors, and rear cross-traffic alerts. We expect all safety ratings and equipment to remain the same for 2021.

This compact model will compete with the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and Nissan Sentra.

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