• Mazda3

    What to Expect From a Used Mazda3

    Used Mazda3 models retain strong resale values thanks to a dependable combination of small-car agility and midsize space and features _ value that’s enhanced further if you opt for a Certified Pre-Owned model. Even while rivals were focused on the outdated econobox concept, the Mazda3 stood out as something different whether you were hitting the gas or checking out technology — that difference is evident across all three generations.

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First-Generation Mazda3: 2004 – 2009

The original Mazda3 was produced from model years 2004 to 2009. Driving dynamics were immediately impressive. In fact, the same 2.0L four-cylinder engine was so sophisticated that it’s still used today, albeit with added touches.

The original Mazda3 also managed to stick out thanks to its variety of convenience and luxury amenities. These sometimes came as packages, such as the SP23 Special Edition, but even entry-level models established a strong foundation that modern iterations continue to live up to.

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Second-Generation Mazda3: 2010 – 2013

From the 2010 model year through to 2013, the second-generation Mazda3 made its mark. It retained much of the original model’s underlying architecture, and yet key changes noticeably improved performance, with upgrades adding power while improving city and highway fuel economy.

Fresh new features were included, but perhaps the most discernible change was made to the body. Interior dimensions were virtually untouched, but the entire exterior was streamlined for a cool appearance that set the Mazda3 apart while maximizing aerodynamics.

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Third-Generation Mazda3: 2014 – Present

We’re now enjoying the third-generation of the Mazda3’s evolution. Starting with the 2014 model year, we started to see styling sharpened and more fuel-efficient powertrains included. Select models even employ G-vectoring control to tighten cornering and stability.

New electronics were included, including a new interface and several state-of-the-art driver-assistance technologies. These include Lane Departure Warning System, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning and Mitigation, and Automatic High Beam Control, among other things. Whether tackling stop-start traffic in Aurora or a nighttime cruise between Joliet and Plainfield, the latest generation of the Mazda3 is committed to keeping you safe.

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Drive a Pre-Owned Mazda3 Today

A shared vibrancy and sense of driving fun unites every used Mazda3. If you’d like to find out more, simply contact us today or visit our dealership at 2362 Aurora Ave. in Naperville, IL. If one of our used Mazda3 models has already caught your eye, you can apply for financing right away.


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