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Comparison Of 2022 Mazda 3 Sedan Trim Levels

There are no obvious aesthetic or mechanical changes to the 2022 Mazda 3. It is one of the vehicles that offers luxury and an absolute sporty feel when driving. It is more affordable than its direct competitors like Hyundai Elantra, Honda Civic, and Toyota Corolla.

2022 Mazda 3: What’s New?

Depending on the trim model, the 2022 Mazda 3 is available as a sedan or hatchback with standard front-wheel drive or an available all-wheel drivetrain (AWD). There is also a newer model – the Carbon Edition variant that’s slightly in-between the Preferred and Premium trims. The MSRP starting price is as at $27,415 for sedan and $28,415 for hatchback.

Unlike the base model Mazda 3, the Carbon Edition has a 2.5-liter four-banger engine that pumps over 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft. of torque, turning the front wheels courtesy of a six-speed automatic. However, there’s no all-wheel drivetrain on the Carbon Edition Mazda 3.

All it has are premium elite 12-speaker Bose audio systems with aluminum speaker grilles, a red leather interior, black 18-inch alloy wheels, and gloss black mirror caps. Also, it is the only Mazda model that has the Polymetal gray paint.

2022 Mazda 3 Trim Levels

There are over 5 trim levels. However, we’ll be looking at the three most popular ones out of them:

  • Mazda 3 2.5 S Preferred

This trim has the all-wheel drivetrain. Its MSRP starting price is $27,165. You can get the Preferred trim with Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) starting at $25,765 and $26,765 for the sedan and hatchback, respectively.

Also, it comes with more standard features like; black or greige leatherette seats, an eight-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar and memory settings, a gloss black front grille, and a power moonroof.

  • Mazda 3 2.5 S Premium

The Premium trim has numerous standard features like the heads-up display, 19-inch black alloy wheels, a 12-speaker Bose audio system with SiriusXM, adaptive headlights, and leather upholstery.

The Mazda3 2.5 S Premium is available with a six-speed manual gearbox, but only in the hatchback body style with Front-Wheel Drive at $29,365. But, if you don’t like driving a stick (manual), the Premium is offered with the six-speed automatic for both sedan and hatchback body styles and with either all-wheel drivetrain or front-wheel drive.

  • Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo

The Turbo trim comes with a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. This engine pumps out 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft. of torque on premium 93 octane fuel. The Turbo has standard all-wheel drive, but it doesn’t have any edition with front-wheel drive.

It has the same level of equipment as the Premium trim, excluding the leather seats and the navigation system.


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We have a friendly team of professionals ready to assist you in finding the right car for your needs. If you have any questions or the concerns, you can contact us via call on (201) 366 – 2228 or visit us at 32 US-46, LODI, NJ 07644 https://vipautonj.com/.

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