The hatchback platform came about as a response to the gas shortages of the 1970s. These vehicles were built to be light and efficient, and not much else. Customers visiting the Flightline Mazda showroom to look at the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback in Yuma, AZ will find that the automaker’s latest hatchback platform has come a very long way.
For the current model year, Mazda has produced the Mazda3 Hatchback in several trim grades that will be equipped with naturally aspirated and turbocharged versions of the SKYACTIV®-G engines, broad access to the latest technology the automaker has to offer, and a very engaging handling profile. In fact, online expert reviews were quick to praise the sharp handling demonstrated by the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback, as well as its high-quality interior materials and athletic performance scores. Flightline Mazda customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback today by calling, 866-949-5707.
Every 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback will employ the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine, that will be attached to the SKYACTIV®-DRIVE six-speed automatic transmission or the SKYACTIV®-MT six-speed manual transmission. Naturally aspirated versions of the engine will make 186 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Trims that add a turbocharger to the mix will push that output to 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Using premium-grade gasoline can also boost performance output figures to 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque.
A 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback with front-wheel-drive can post up to 24 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highway. Buyers choosing the current Mazda3 Hatchback with all-wheel-drive will see 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.
As many as five people can ride in the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback. The driver and front passenger will have up to 42.3 inches of legroom to use, leaving those in the backseat with 35.1 inches of legroom. Owners will be able to store up to 20.1 cubic-feet of cargo behind the rear seat when people are using it. Folding the rear seat down will make up to 47.1 cubic-feet of cargo volume available.