2018 Mazda3 Exterior Side View in Gray

2018 Mazda3 Trim Comparison

The 2018 Mazda3 is the new model year of Mazda's iconic midsize sedan. Built with the stunning styling that drivers have come to expect from Mazda vehicles, the 2018 version of the Mazda3 is turning heads. However, the Mazda3 has more than style to its name. Built with incredible convenience and customizability for shoppers, the Mazda3 has a model grade for every driver. We're going to detail the 2018 Mazda3 trim comparison so you can see which of its trim levels may be right for you. 

The full trim level spectrum of the 2018 Mazda3 includes a total of three model grades. These include the Sport, the Touring, and the Grand Touring. No matter which of these you choose, you'll be sure to find incredible value in all trim levels of the Mazda3. However, trim level choice is important as it will determine what kinds of technology, performance features, safety, and amenities you will find in your Mazda3 model. Check out the three trim levels of the 2018 Mazda3 and see which could be in your future.   

Key Features of the 2018 Mazda3 Model Grades 


2018 Mazda3 Close Up of Headlight on Red Exterior



The Sport model grade is the beginning trim in the 2018 Mazda3 spectrum. It will give you access to SKYACTIV®-G 155-hp, 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with variable valve timing. In addition, some of the standard features you will enjoy with this model grade are cloth-trimmed sport seats, push button start, and the MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, just to name a few. Drivers will also enjoy the standard active safety feature, Smart City Brake Support, which comes standard on this model grade.   


2018 Mazda3 Side View in Red with Hatchback



Moving on to the Touring trim level, drivers will have access to an upgraded engine. This model is equipped with a SKYACTIV®-G 184-hp, 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with variable valve timing. The Touring trim adds features such as auto on/off headlights, variable heated front seats, and leatherette-trimmed sport seats. In addition, this trim also adds more driver-assistive safety with the Mazda Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.   


2018 Mazda3 View of Side Mirror in Red


Grand Touring

In the top trim level, the Grand Touring, drivers will be privy to all the various features and equipment the Mazda3 lineup has to offer. Equipped with the same SKYACTIV®-G 184-hp, 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with variable valve timing as the previous trim, the Mazda3 Grand Touring expands amenity offerings and safety features. Drivers of this model grade will enjoy Bi-LED headlights with auto leveling, perforated leather-trimmed sport seats, a Bose® 9 speaker surround sound system with Centerpoint® and AudioPilot®, a Full-color Active Driving Display, and much more.  


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