With an evolutionary redesign the 2019 Mazda 3 rolled in the market and made a mark in the segment of larger sedan and crossover SUVs. But that’s not all for this year. To see even bigger changes, you need to get inside and take a ride for a while. By the time you return to the starting point, the 2019 Mazda 3 must have shown you its newly acquired capacity in fuel-saving with its high-compression engine, must have entertained you with that large infotainment screen, and did you try its newly available infrared driver-monitoring system? With all these would you say that the 2019 Mazda 3 is a standout in its segment? Let us delve deeper before we pass our judgement.
Step into any showroom like the Henderson Mazda, and you will be told by the eager staff there that the new Mazda 3 can be now driven with all-wheel drive and this change is done for the first time.
The New Exterior
Take a glance at the new Mazda 3 and we are quite sure the styling won’t appear to you as any different from its earlier outgoing model, if you are right now standing in front of the sedan. But if you are a careful observer, then slowly you can identify that front end design is looking much cleaner this time with a thin line of taillights studded with a circular shaped LED design.
As you get inside, the interior of the 2019 Mazda 3 will appear as a newly decorated room that welcomes you with its classy combination of layout and materials. The dashboard lies at a lower height making the cabin look more spacious and tidy. The newly enhanced 8.8-inch widescreen display will peep out from its nest that is place just above the center console. The row of secondary switches will look sparse although it is surrounded by a handful of gear levers as well as climate control switches grouped together in the central part of the dashboard. If you are habituated in driving longer distances, the newly available driver-attention monitoring system can make you feel secure with its sound alert once it detects your eyes are wandering away from the road.
Under the Hood
Under the hood of the 2019 Mazda 3, there lies three inline-4 engines available at all locations across the globe. They are the 2.0- and 2.5-liter inline-4 engines mated to either a combination of 6-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual transmission. Both these engines, namely, the 2.0- and 2.5-liter inline-4 engines could pump up 155 and 184 of horsepower, respectively, and the handling gets improved a lot for the 2019 year model. Raise the engine and drive it as fast as highway speed, but you won’t hear a sound from the outside environment, while the clear suspension absorbs in it all the road imperfections that any car is bound to face, if it travels extensively.
Overall, with a careful utilization of space in the car’s cabin, people get to relax till the end of the journey, and according to the opinions of many consumers whom we met at the Mazda Henderson dealership, the 2019 Mazda 3 definitely stands out in the crowd of its segment for all the goodies it has packed inside.