Every car that bears the Mazda name is immersed with the most innovative design, perceptive engineering, lively performance and unmatched craftsmanship. The 2012 Mazda3 is quite frankly, a hat trick; fun to drive, fun to look at, and makes it more evident that fun can still remain affordable. All of us here at Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta strive to deliver top notch service in a no-pressure atmosphere to address all of your questions and concerns. Our dedicated sales team, state of the art facility, award winning service department, and extensive parts department are here to serve you whether you live in Duluth, Roswell, Alpharetta, here in Marietta or in the greater Atlanta area. We want you to know that you can always "Expect the Best" at Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta for your new or pre-owned car, truck, or SUV!
"Nagare" style flow streaks in the hood, down the sides and in the center of the deck lid, give the 2012 Mazda3 a sporty, flowing look. The "Nagare" design language is created to reflect motion and is translated in English to mean "flow". Your 2011 Mazda3 can come in a variety of colors including: Graphite Mica, Copper Red Mica, Liquid Silver Metallic, Gunmetal Blue Mica, Velocity Red Mica, Crystal White Pearl Mica, and Black Mica. Once the 17-inch alloy wheels, sport dual exhaust outlets with chrome tips, and the aggressive 5-point grille are factored into the picture, you can be thankful that your days of settling for boring and bland are over.
2012 MAZDA3 SHINES
A first for the compact segment, the 2012 Mazda3 Grand Touring has available a pivoting Adaptive Front-lighting system which will help your visibility increase as you hit those corners at night. While you glide through the curves, your headlights will turn with them up to 15 degrees literally helping you see around the corners. Also available is the Self-leveling Bi-Xenon High Intensity-Discharge (HID) headlights to produce brighter lighting that last much longer than traditional halogens.
Superior performance meets fuel efficiency with the spirited 2012 Mazda3. Designed to move you, there are 2 advanced, all-aluminum 16-valve MZR engines with Variable Valve Timing. The Mazda3i with the super responsive 148-hp 2.0-liter engine that delivers a friendly 33 mpg highway/25 mpg city or the Mazda3's with a potent 167-hp 2.5-liter engine with top notch performance and 29 mpg highway/22 mpg. Mazda's powerful engines are combined with a 4-wheel independent suspension system with the MacPherson struts on the front and an advanced multilink design in the rear along with rear stabilizer bars.
The 3 has a corner killing suspense and the most trustworthy brakes in the group. With an Anti-lock Brake System and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, confidence and safety will always be on your side. Also standard on the 2011 Mazda 3 models are Dynamic Stability Control for superb handling and a Traction Control System to keep you smooth sailing down the road ahead.
Anti-Lock Brake System - This pulses your brakes hundreds of times every second to assist in preventing your wheels locking up so your stops are guaranteed to be more controlled and secured.
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution - This system monitors your brake pedal pressure and vehicle weight in order to figure out how much force needs to be applied to the front and rear brakes, all the while your brake assist increases your braking pressure in emergency situations.
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) - Manages engine power output and the best possible brake control for all four wheels to reduce understeer or oversteer around any corner.
Traction Control System (TCS) - This system reduces power to the driving wheels automatically for improved low-sped traction on any surface situation.
The Mazda3 model offers the Advanced Remote Keyless Entry that locks/unlocks your doors and trunk...and it gets even better...it never leaves your pocket! Keys are a thing of the past! Your 2012 Mazda3 recognizes you instantly with one push of the Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System button. A sequential Welcome Lighting System brings you home upon every entry and settles you in comfortably for the road ahead. Fitted with the leather wrapped tilt steering wheel with audio, Bluetooth, and cruise controls built in, Bi-Xenon headlights, rain sensing windshield wipers, standard dual-zone automatic climate control and heated five setting front seats, you will ride in complete comfort and ease.
The technology that the 2012 Mazda3 offers is unparalleled and is right at your fingertips. The eye-catching Multi Information Display gracefully displays your audio system info, all of your trip calculations, system data, temperatures, and any maintenance reminders you may have. A compact Navigation system is also available in vivid color to help keep you on track.
Like playing your music loud and proud? Check out the available 265-watt Bose® Centerpoint® Surround System with AudioPilot® 2 and Surroundstage® in the Mazda 3 s Grand Touring that delivers a sound that is exciting and one of a kind. You will hear your favorite tunes through 10 custom-tuned neodymium magnet speakers orchestrated throughout the car. You will be encased in 360 degrees of pure exhilaration whether you're jamming to a CD or cruisin' to your MP3's. The immense sound quality is definitely something you have to hear to believe.
AudioPilot® 2 - This technology compensates for the persistent road noise by automatically adjusting audio levels.
Surroundstage® - When riding in your car, there is no real central listening area like you would have in a home theater surround sound system. Surroundstage compensates for the off-center seating so that you receive the flawless sound quality that you deserve.
A boost in power and interior refinement make the 2012 Mazda3 s Grand Touring gives a limitless feel of luxury and look that is much more upscale. The Mazda3 Grand Touring is thoroughly stitched with leather accents throughout. The refined, flowing lines, brilliant details and delicate textures are collectively what keep this car at the head of the class. The Mazda3i comes with either High-quality black or Dune cloth-trimmed seats which far exceed the mark in delivering comfort and quality. Seating for up to 5 adults without compromising style or comfort, available heated front seats with a 5-level variable settings, and available 8-way power driver's seat ensures you'll ride in top-notch custom comfort.
2012 MAZDA3 REDEFINES STANDARD
Who says you have to settle for less? The 2012 Mazda3 i Touring says those days are over. This compact car has all of the expected standard features and even more that may come as a pleasant surprise. Features like speed-and-transmission sensitive automatic door locks, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio capabilities, steering-wheel-mounted audio, cruise and Bluetooth controls, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD Audio system with automatic level control and auxiliary input jack, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System make the 2012 Mazda3 i Touring that much better. You will have all of these features and more all without checking a single box.
The 2012 Mazda3 offers 42 cubic feet of legroom in the front and 36.2 in the back, only NBA-sized passengers would need more legroom, so get in, kick back and relax. If you have gear to bring with you on your drive, have no fear, the 2012 Mazda3 offers an abundance of storage space. Between the front center console for your favorite CD's and available armrest for comfort, front storage pockets for your favorite beverage, available rear center fold-down armrests with two cup holders with additional bottle holders on the rear doors, and a very spacious trunk with a 60/40 fold-down rear seat to provide a very generous cargo area, everything will be in place and you'll be ready to roll.
YOU CAN SAY THE 2012 MAZDA3 IS A BIT SAFETY OBSESSED
Smooth ride quality, quiet cabin and the highest level of safety are all results of the "Triple H" steel reinforced construction system that encases the 2012 Mazda3 that is the start of what makes this car so incredibly safe. Mazda believes that the best kind of driving experience is a safe one so to increase the safety of all passengers, Mazda has standard a six airbag system which include advanced front air bags to protect the driver and front passenger from head and chest injury, front side-impact air bags for protection of chest and abdominal areas, and super quick-inflating air curtains protect front and rear passengers in side-impact collisions. If that wasn't enough, the 3 features active front headrests that guard against any neck injury that may occur in the event of a rear-end collision.
Active Front Headrests - During a rear-end car collision, your body will move forward naturally with the force of the contact. Your headrest will move forward when the you are pushed back into the seat to help minimize your chances of whiplash.
All-in-all, the Mazda3 received dual 5-star frontal and a 5-star drivers side crash test rating from the U.S. Governments national Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
PEACE OF MIND ALSO COMES STANDARD ON THE 2012 MAZDA3
The ultimate driving experience is our ultimate goal for you, so we will be right by your side to ensure that you are covered. Mazda provides a "bumper-to-bumper" limited warranty, a limited powertrain warranty, and 24 hour emergency roadside assistance to keep you rolling forward with confidence and assurance that we have your best interest in mind.
3-year/36,000-mile "bumper-to-bumper" limited warranty - This most definitely reflects Mazda's confidence that we deliver superior products and may even lower the cost of ownership. It is warranted that Mazda cars and trucks will be free of defects with normal use and prescribed maintenance.
5-year/60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty - This covers all of your powertrain components for 5 years or 60,000 miles, whichever one you reach first. This transferable "limited warranty" is included on all new Mazda vehicles sold and serviced in the United States.
24-hour emergency roadside assistance - This provides help and assistance in emergency situations during the basic warranty period and offers Mazda owners the added benefit of accessing roadside assistance through a free iPhone application for added peace of mind.
5-year/unlimited-mileage warranty against body rust-through - If your new Mazda shows rusting on any of the body components then bring it in and we will inspect and repair accordingly.
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