The Mazda3 is one of our favourite hatchbacks, with striking looks and a talented chassis that offers excellent handling, a satisfying gearchange and agile steering. It’s available with a large 2.2-litre diesel engine that still returns 69mpg, despite lusty performance.
The demand for Mazda cars by company car drivers and fleet managers alike is the reason behind the acceleration of Mazda Motors UK corporate sales that are up a staggering 34 per cent in the first nine months of 2014 versus an industry increase of 7.4 per cent.
Determined to offer its customers unbeatable deals, Mazda has announced its latest finance packages which are as appealing as its range of great looking and innovative cars.
Mazda continued its run during the first quarter as one of Europe’s fastest-growing carmakers.
Mazda posted sales of 8,576 cars in March, a surge of 40 per cent over the same month last year, well ahead of the industry rise of 18 per cent.
British Indoor Champion and 100-metre sprinter, James Dasaolu, has taken delivery of an all-new Mazda3 during a handover ceremony in his home town of Loughborough, Leicestershire.
Strong residual values, coupled with lowest average depreciation and 2014/15 company car benefit-in-kind tax bills lower than a host of rivals are set to make the all-new Mazda3 the prudent financial choice for fleet managers and drivers alike.
The arrival of all-new Mazda3 – shortlisted for next month’s European Car of the Year award – has given a timely boost to the UK dealer network as it looks to build on the success of Mazda6 and Mazda CX-5.
On sale from 3 January 2014, the 36-strong all-new third-generation Mazda3 line-up is priced from £16,695 to £23,345 on-the-road.
The all-new Mazda3 has been awarded the maximum five star safety rating by Euro NCAP* in its latest series of tests.