Pricing for the 2016 Mazda3 has been announced.
Powered by a 2.0-liter SkyActiv engine as standard, the 2016 Mazda3 has 155 hp and will start from $18,665 including destination for the Mazda3 i Sport four-door model equipped with a six-speed manual transmission. Those wanting an automatic will have to fork over an additional $1,050, while the Preferred Equipment package will cost $1,000. The package adds 16-inch wheels, bright beltline trim, heated door mirrors with integrated turn signals and color matched, premium cloth-trimmed sport seats, a rear-set armrest with cupholders, auto on/off headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).
The 2016 Mazda3 i Touring model will start from $20,865 and includes the features from the Preferred Equipment package as well as keyless entry, moonroof, a leather-wrapped brake handle, shift knob and three-spoke steering wheel with contrast stitching and a rear spoiler on sedan models.
For the 2016 model year, Mazda is also offering a Popular Equipment package for the Touring models, which adds an auto-dimming interior mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bose nine-speaker stereo system, SiriusXM satellite radio with four month subscription, a CD player and a shark fin antenna.
Those wanting more power can opt for the Mazda3 s, equipped with a 2.5-liter SkyActiv-G engine with 184 hp. Pricing for the Mazda3 s will start at $25,615 with an optional Technology package available for $2,600.
Pricing for the five-door model will begin at $19,265 for the Mazda3 i Sport, $21,565 for the Mazda3 i Touring, $24,065 for the Mazda3 i Grand Touring and $26,315 for the Mazda3 s Touring. The 2016 Mazda3 will arrive dealerships in late July.