The 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback has the most distinctive and expressive look in its class with the Nagare inspired curves and spirit. Stop by Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta to test-drive this hyperactive hatch and witness its impeccable responsiveness and dynamically fun-to-drive Zoom-Zoom. We are dedicated to delivering the most low-stress atmosphere and provide you with all the information you need to make an informed purchase. With our competitive new car pricing and dedicated sales team, our state of the art facilities, award-winning service department and extensive parts department, you can always "Expect the Best" when shopping at Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta for your new or pre-owned car, truck, SUV or van!
The sporty 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback most definitely stands out from the pack with its sleek, modern style and design features. With its Nagare flowing lines resembling wind and water, to its bold, dynamic wheels, it's a sure sign of individualism and excitement. This sporty ride comes in eight different colors to choose from including: Graphite Mica, Celestial Blue Mica, Copper Red Mica, Liquid Silver Metallic, Gunmetal Blue Mica, Velocity Red Mica, Crystal White Pearl Mica, and Liquid Silver Metallic.
The fun never ends in the 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback! The front Fascia lines come together on the aggressive 5-point grille creating an instantly recognizable first impression. The Nagare flow lines starting in the headlights, across the hood, along the sides, and in the center of the lift-gate give the Mazda 3 an unmatched fierceness and liveliness. Standard 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels and low-profile all-season radial tires on all s models reduce any sidewall flex which contributes to improved handling. To 'top' it off, a power moonroof with one-touch open comes standard on the s Grand Touring models to let in the sunlight. The power moonroof is also available as part of the moonroof and Bose package on the I Touring and all s sport models.
Bright, direct light from the available auto-leveling Bi-Xenon High-Intensity-Discharge (HID) headlights is an upscale feature available on all s models with the Tech Package. Bi-Xenon HID headlights last up to five times longer than traditional halogen bulbs. The Auto-leveling feature adjusts the vertical position of the lights for maximum road coverage. The 2011 Mazda3 is the first car in the compact segment to have available an Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS). Standard halogen fog lights are also in place to assist your vision in unfavorable weather conditions. Another feature available is brighter, more defined LED taillights that are sharper and instant-on.
Adaptive-front Lighting System - This system turns your headlights up to 15 degrees as you steer through curves helping you to literally see exactly what is around the corner.
The 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback's interior was designed to nurture your inner driver so that you can feel comfortable and energized through every twist and turn. From the very first moment you step into your 3, a soft blue illumination on the door welcomes you in and with a touch of the push button start, high-contrast electroluminescent gauges with red and blue nighttime illumination light up the cockpit. What's really cool about all of this, your keys never leave your pocket! With the Advanced Remote Keyless Entry, available in the Technology Package on the 2011 Mazda3 models, getting in and out just got ten times easier.
Everything you will need during your trip are right at your fingertips, from the illuminated audio, cruise and Bluetooth controls built into the leather-trimmed tilt steering wheel to the standard dual-zone automatic climate control. So hop in, adjust the 8-way power driver?s seat and tilt steering wheel to your comfort level and Zoom-Zoom!
Never get lost and stay on top of your game with the innovative Navigation System with Color Multi-Information Display (MID) Readout System standard on the s model. This system integrates several aspects of your vehicle like trip computer calculations, your system information such as fuel consumption, external temps, maintenance reminders, and your audio system information and can be controlled and navigated by your illuminated steering wheel controls, keeping you focused ahead. All data for this system is stored on an SD memory card that can be updated trouble-free.
Mazda is dedicated to delivering the latest in technological developments to add to your ultimate driving experience. The 2012 Mazda3 offers Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capabilities, which stream your phone calls, voicemail and even your favorite playlist right through your car, truck or SUV's speakers. Also available, SIRIUS Satellite Radio which offers upward of 130 channels of digital music, news, entertainment and sports. SIRIUS Satellite Receiver with a complimentary six month trial subscription is available on s models.
While you cruise down the highway in your Mazda3 Hatchback, enjoy your favorite tunes with the AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo system with MP3/WMA-CD playback capabilities. The I SV and Sport models have a standard 4-speaker system, the I Touring and s Sport models have a standard 6-speaker system, and the granddaddy of them all, the 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback Grand Touring is equipped with a Bose®, 10-speaker system, but don't fret, the Bose® system is available on most of the Mazda 3 models.
The standard four and six speaker system's have an integrated single CD player and Auxiliary-audio input jacks will allow you to hook up to your favorite portable device to jam out over your car speakers. Another really cool feature is the Automatic Level Control (ALC) which changes the volume according to vehicle speed to compensate for outside road noise.
The Bose® Centerpoint® Surround Sound System with AudioPilot® 2.0 and SurroundStage® includes ten custom-tuned neodymium magnet speakers with an amplified subwoofer positioned specifically to deliver a better bass output all powered by a 265-watt Bose® digital amplifier. The 10-speaker surround sound system places the speakers in distinct locations so that particular sounds go to specific speakers, encasing you into 360 degrees of pure exhilaration. This system includes an in-dash 6-disk CD changer with an auxiliary cable to play your music from your portable devices.
AudioPilot® 2.0 - Sound cancellation technology that compensates for outside road noises by adjusting music.
SurroundStage® - There is no real central listening area when riding in your car like a living room home theater system where you are sitting in the central listening area. SurroundStage® circuitry compensates for the off-center seating so you receive flawless sound quality, always putting you front and center.
You will have plenty of room to move in your 2012 Mazda3 with the generous 94.6 cubic feet of passenger room and seating for up to 5 adults. With standard front sport bucket seats and an available 8-way power driver's seat and heated front seats with a 5-level variable heat setting, you will be riding in complete custom comfort from point A to point B. The 2012 Mazda 3 Hatchback is loaded with quality materials and the latest features. The s Sport models are equipped with standard with high-quality, cloth trimmed seats, while the s Grand Touring model is equipped with black or dune leather trimmed seats with double stitching.
For added peace of mind, an Auto Lock Mode for the power doors lock once the vehicle reaches a certain speed. Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers automatically adjust speed and intermittence to match the levels of snow, sleet, rain...well any precipitation levels, and can be added as part of the Tech Package on all s models.
If you are traveling with plenty of gear, the versatile Mazda3 Hatchback has plenty of storage space for it. Starting in the front, a center console provides space for your favorite CD's and features a sliding arm rest so u can kick back and relax and enjoy your ride. Additional storage pockets in the front have space for bottles and beverage containers so you stay cool and refreshed. In the rear, you have a center armrest that folds down to provide your passengers space to hold their favorite beverages also. If you have cargo that needs hauling, you can utilize the 17 cubic feet of storage in the back hatch or fold down the 60/40 split rear seatback to increase the cargo capacity to 42.8 cubic feet for maximum storage.
MAZDA ZOOM-ZOOM PERFORMANCE!!! The 2012 Mazda 3 Hatchback is equipped with a sporty yet powerful 2.5L DOHC 16-valve Incline-4 engine with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) is equipped on all s models. With this engine, you will be revving up with 167 horsepower and speeding through traffic as if the other cars are sitting still. This engine hails from the identical MZR engine family proven in motorsports, simply put, it is loaded full of Zoom-Zoom!
Not only will you be moving at the speed of sound, you will be earning an EPA fuel economy of up to 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway which moves you past more gas pumps. In those rare occasions when you have to visit a pump, this finely tuned machine uses regular unleaded fuel. Crisp and responsive shifting at every speed is a guarantee from Mazda with the standard 6-speed manual overdrive transmission or available 5-speed Sport Automatic with manual-shift mode. Manual-shift mode allows you to be in control of the gears while still leaving the option open to drive in automatic mode.
We know first-hand the importance of a trustworthy braking system and we have installed and tested and ensured that all Mazda models are outfitted with the best. Standard Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Power-assisted disc brakes and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) are standard on all models which apply Ventilated front discs and solid rear discs that provide impressive and very responsive stopping power.
Anti-lock Brake System - Pulses the brakes hundreds of times per second to ensure a clean stop and prevention of wheel lockup.
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution - This system fluctuates your Brakeforce from the front to the rear based on the surrounding road conditions, speed and load to maximize your braking performance. EBD also assists in lowering the wear and tear on your brakes and temperature stress which helps to increase stability and pedal force.
If you want to feel what the perfect balance between superior handling and ultimate ride comfort feels like, then a test drive in the 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback will do just that. The Electro-Hydraulic Power Assist Steering (EHPAS) combines a hydraulic-rack-and-pinion system with an electronic steering pump to maintain confidence at higher speeds with less assist and increase maneuverability in lower speeds with added assist. Feel completely grounded and enjoy a more exciting ride with the Front Independent MacPherson Strut and Rear Independent Multilink Suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars.
THE 2012 MAZDA3 HATCHBACK IS WATCHING OUT FOR YOU!!! Although the features that are equipped to activate in the case of an emergency are vital, the safety features that are active and constantly working to protect you are equally important. The 2012 Mazda3 Hatchback has several important safety features that are constantly working for you to keep you and yours safe when out on the road, and even better, they are standard. Features like Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and a Traction Control System (TCS) are a couple that keep your car maintained on its intended path.
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) - This active safety feature adjusts the throttle and brakes when oversteer or understeer are detected so that your Mazda 3 remains stable during any aggressive maneuver.
Traction Control System (TCS) - This active safety feature detects the loss of traction the second it happens and instantly adjusts the throttle to provide the drive wheels with a better grip on the pavement and more hair raising acceleration during any hazardous driving condition.
Active Front Headrests protect you against neck injury in the event of a rear-end collision. When a rear impact occurs, the headrest moves forward when the passenger is pushed into the seatback to minimize whiplash injuries.
The 2011 Mazda3 Hatchback features a standard six standard air bag system that encases every passenger into a shell of protection. Head and chest protection are achieved through standard advanced front air bags, chest and abdominal areas are protection in standard front side-impact air bags, and every passenger finds protection in the fast-inflating design of the side-impact air curtains that cover a huge area providing both front and outboard rear passengers safety in side-impact collisions.
All-in-all, the MAZDASPEED3 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).
REST ASSURED, WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED
We are so confident in the quality and durability you will receive in the Mazda3 Hatchback that your purchase will include a bumper-to-bumper limited warranty, a powertrain limited warranty and 24/7 Roadside Assistance. We want you to enjoy your Mazda with confidence and pure enjoyment for years to come, so hop in and Zoom-Zoom!!!
Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty - This warrants that Mazda vehicles will be free from defect from normal use and regular maintenance for 36 months or 36,000 miles, whichever you reach first.
Powertrain Limited Warranty - This warranty covers the powertrain components of your Mazda for 60 months or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first. This "Limited Warranty" is transferable during the warranty period on all new Mazda cars and trucks sold and serviced in the US.
24/7 Roadside Assistance - If you find yourself in a situation where you cannot drive your Mazda due to a warranted part during your coverage period of the Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty (36 Months/36,000 miles), a towing service will be contacted to get your Mazda to the nearest Mazda Dealer. Furthermore, if your Mazda is not drivable because of a failure of a warranted powertrain component during the coverage period (60 months/60,000 miles), then towing service will be covered to get your Mazda to the nearest Mazda Dealer.
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.
Genuine Mazda Accessories are a thing of beauty and are built specifically for your Mazda! They fit to the 'T', work like magic, and will impressive everybody who is graced by the presence of your Mazda 3 Hatchback. Genuine Mazda Accessories are built with the same excellent quality that your Mazda is built with, which speaks entirely for itself.
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