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2018 Mazda3 Updates, Changes and Prices

Mazda will update the Mazda3 compact sedan and five-door hatch for 2018.

Mazda will update the Mazda3 compact sedan and five-door hatch for 2018. The emphasis for this year is an effort by Mazda to offer more standard equipment to all trim levels. There are no significant styling or mechanical updates for the 2018 model year Mazda3.

Mazda3 Added Standard Equipment

Demonstrating Mazda’s commitment to advanced safety technologies at all price points, the entry-level 2018 Mazda3 Sport, will now have standard Smart City Brake Support. However, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are still optional on the Sport. The Sport continues to use Mazda's 155 hp, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine.

The upscale Mazda3 Touring comes standard with a 2.5-liter, 184 hp engine. New standard equipment for 2018on the Touring trim includes dark silver alloy wheel color, standard illuminated vanity mirrors, and an overhead sunglasses holder.

The top of the line Grand Touring Mazda3 for 2018 adds perforated black or parchment-colored leather seating surfaces with heated front seats, full-color Active Driving Display head-up unit and LED fog lights.

Mazda still offers both a six-speed manual and also a six-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Mazda3 Prices
MSRP for all models is as follows:

Trim Sedan Five-Door
Sport 6MT $18,095 $19,345
Sport 6AT $19,145 $20,395
• Sport Preferred Equipment Package $1,000

Touring 6MT $20,090 $20,840
Touring 6AT $21,140 $21,890
• Touring BOSE®/Satellite/Moonroof Package $1,500

Grand Touring 6MT] $23,145 $23,895
Grand Touring 6AT $24,195 $24,945
• Grand Touring Premium Equipment Package $1,600 $1,600

Premium paint colors:
Machine Gray Metallic $300
Soul Red Metallic $300
Snowflake White Pearl Mica $200

To these prices add $875 destination and handling ($920 for Alaskan shoppers). The 2018 Model Year Mazda3 is presently shipping to dealers nationwide.