NEW MAZDA3 in Connecticut

What is in the New Mazda 3 at Mazda of Milford

The Mazda 3 excels as a compact car with several premium features. The available cabin styles allow it to be well suited to different lifestyles and still ensure peak utility. The aesthetic build and design stand out wherever you go in the Mazda 3. It also has composed ride quality and commendable performance for its class. Read on for information on why the Mazda 3 is widely preferred by car buyers around Milford.


The new Mazda 3 is available with two powertrain options across the lineup at our Bridgeport area dealership. It is possible to go for one powered by a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine to make 191 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Higher trim levels come with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which makes either 227 horsepower on regular gasoline or 250 horsepower on premium fuel.

These engines come mated to a six-speed automatic transmission on all Mazda 3 models, except for the front-wheel drive models, which are also available with a six-speed manual transmission.

It would be best to note that the naturally aspirated engine comes standard with front-wheel drive and may be upgraded to all-wheel drive on higher trim levels. The turbocharged engines come standard with all-wheel drive. The Mazda 3s powertrains complement its compact car characteristics giving it an agile but comfortable ride quality on the roads of New Haven.


The Mazda 3 comes standard with an 8.8-inch display and rotary knobs, allowing users to interface with the onboard infotainment system. This infotainment system is extremely user-friendly and comes standard with Wi-Fi connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Higher trim levels are available with a 12-speaker Bose Stereo system and satellite radio. All Mazda 3 models come standard with an innovative G Vectoring Control Plus technology, which manages body movements to limit car sickness on longer trips around Hamden.

Interior and Exterior

The cabin of the Mazda 3 reflects the automaker's keenness on an upscale experience, which sets it apart from class rivals. The interior is built using fine quality material, ergonomic seats, and innovative vibration dampening for its body. Both the hatchback and sedan have commendable legroom of 35.1 inches. The sedan has a trunk space of 13.2 cubic feet, while the hatchback has 20.1 cubic feet and a maximum of 47.1 cubic feet of storage with the rear seats folded.

The Mazda 3 is available in two body styles: sedan and hatchback. It notably has a stylish exterior with modernized luxury looks. The hatchback has a length of 14.6 feet, while the sedan is 15.3 feet long. The front fascia features the iconic Mazda badge on the front grille and Mazda's iconic headlamps at the ends.

Trims and Features

There are six available trim levels for the new Mazda 3, including:

  • The Base 2.5S comes with the base engine and standard front-wheel drive. It also has rain-sensing wipers, an eight-speaker stereo system, Bluetooth connectivity, and a rearview camera.
  • The Select trim level is available with turn signals on the mirrors, 18-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a rear seat armrest with cupholders.
  • Going for the Preferred trim level will get you heated seats, power-adjustable seats, a gloss black front grille, and a power moonroof.
  • The Carbon Edition comes standard with gloss black heated door mirrors, 18-inch black alloy wheels, and a 12-speaker Premium Bose sound system.
  • The Premium trim level adds navigation, LED lights, and adaptive front lighting.
  • Selecting the Turbo trim level gets you leatherette seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and chrome fittings.
  • The top-level trim is the Turbo Premium Plus, which comes with a rear lip spoiler, leather upholstery, and parking sensors.

The Mazda 3 dominates its class by offering unrivaled value and luxury at an affordable price. It is extremely reliable and packed with practical and intuitive features. Interested buyers around Fairfield are welcome to visit our dealership, browse the available inventory, request a test drive, and eventually purchase a Mazda 3. The finance center can offer valuable insight into viable financing options for buying your new Mazda 3, or one of our available used vehicles. Our service center will also ensure proper service and maintenance of your vehicle.